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Humble Hubs: The 7 Best USB Hubs Under $30

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* Convenient and fast data transfer
* Ethernet, HDMI and USB compatibility
* Some offer multiple USB support and even camera card readers

The USB hub may be the unsung hero of the modern workstation; a versatile and handy accessory for connecting and charging multiple devices, some USB hubs also facilitate ethernet hook ups and speedy data transfer. Here are 8 of the best affordable USB hubs, keeping your devices charged without overcharging you.

1. YXwin USB 3.0 Hub

The YXwin USB hub features an integrated gigabit ethernet port for speedy data transfer. Its compact, slim design looks right at home with modern MacBooks and tablets.

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2. Kokovolta USB 3.0 Hub HIGH SPEED USB Charger

With its elegant shape and handy upright position, the Kokovolta USB 3.0 hub lets you save time and transfer data more easily.

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3. Lenovo USB C to HDMI Adapter

This USB C to HDMI adapter helps connect laptops or other USB devices to HDMI monitors, televisions and more. A must-have for video and image sharing, it features wide compatibility and no software needed.

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4. Qicai H 3-Port Aluminum Portable Data Hub

The Qicai H Portable data hub is geared toward high speed sharing and data transfer. Its USB-C ports are optimized for the latest devices and offer high bit rates.

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5. UCOUSO Aluminum Portable Data Hub

This portable data hub offers three USB C ports and an HDMI port for integrating multiple devices. It’s compatible with 2016-up Macbook pro computers and offers a simple solution for connecting newer computers and other devices with HDMI-enabled TVs.

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6. AmazonBasics USB 3.1 Type-C to 3 Port USB Hub

This USB 3 to 1 adapter lets you turn one USB-C port into three USB type A 3.1 ports. It also enables fast wired networking through an integral ethernet port.

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7. LASUAVY USB C Hub

This LASUAVY USB C hub features the usual set of USB ports for enhanced data transfer and offers the additional benefit of SD and TF card readers built in, making it a great choice for photographers and videographers.

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