The new Multiport Adapter lets customers join a USB-C-enabled Mac or iPad Pro to a HDMI show, whereas additionally connecting a normal USB system and a USB-C charging cable.
The previous model of the adapter solely supported HDMI 1.4b, however this new mannequin helps HDMI 2.0 at 60Hz and resolutions as much as 3,840 x 2,160 pixels when linked to a 2017 or later 15-inch MacEbook Pro, 2017 or later iMac, iMac Pro or iPad Pro. Resolutions of 1080p at 60Hz and three,840 x 2,160 pixels at 30Hz are additionally supported.
To join at these resolutions and refresh charges, Apple says units should be working macOS Mojave 10.14.6 or later or iOS 12.four or later.
Apart from HDMI 2.0, the brand new dongle features a USB-A port providing USB3 switch speeds as much as 5Gbps, and a USB-C port that is able to transferring energy from a wall charger or battery pack. In addition, the adapter brings Dolby Vision and HDR10 help when linked to a suitable playback system and show, TV, or projector.
The up to date USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter retains its $69 price ticket, and Apple is quoting a supply arrival time of August 12 or 13 for on-line orders positioned right this moment. Apple retail shops are resulting from obtain inventory on August 13.
Apple has printed a help doc explaining the variations between the brand new model of its Multiport Adapter (mannequin quantity A2119) and the previous one (A1621).