IOGEAR's USB-C to 4-port USB-A Hub expands your laptop's USB-C port into 4 additional USB 3.0 Type-A ports. Connect your current USB devices like hard drives, flash drives, keyboards and mice, cameras, USB cables and other USB devices. IOGEAR's Hub also provides a USB-C port on the front of the hub allowing you to charge your mobile device or charge your laptop by connecting your manufacturers USB-C power supply. This hub is essential for laptops that provide only one USB-C port with no additional ports for peripherals. This super compact and lightweight hub easily fits into any laptop case, briefcase or backpack making it convenient to take with you on-the-go. Thunderbolt 3 laptops are compatible with this hub making it a more affordable alternative.