USB4 is the latest standard, working twice as fast as before.

USB group Promoter Group announcedThe new standard of the USB interface is compatible with the previous formats and opens up wide possibilities when connecting gadgets. USB4 is based on the latest Thunderbolt standard, which provides twice the speed of USB 3.2. This figure reached a value of 40 gigabits per second.

The latest USB standard can function right away.with multiple data protocols. Now you can transfer a picture to the monitor, power, and files to an external drive through one cable. There are already monitors with additional USB on the market, which connect to the computer via Thunderbolt 3 via a single wire.

"Fourth" USB is backward compatible with Thundrebolt3, USB 3.2 and USB 2.0, as well as other old interfaces. Most likely, the next standard will be used mainly with a USB Type-C connector. The previous large USB-A connectors are likely to remain in the past.

As promised in the USB Promoter Group, to the middleThis year, the full description of the USB Promoter Group standard will be presented. To do this, the organization will be held USB Developer Days, familiarizing everyone with this interface. So manufacturers will begin to apply it much later.