Our Best Network Adapter For Macbook Pro [Top 15 Picks]

Are you feeling as if you’re unable in making an educated choice regarding which is the best network adapter for macbook pro you should choose out of the many options? It’s really difficult to decide what you should consider and if it’s worthy of your money, particularly when it’s your the first one you purchase.

This is where our buying and review guide can help you saving you money. To assist you in making the most effective purchase, we’ve put together this list of the network adapter for macbook pro as along with buying guides.

Look over them to identify the ones that are reliable and reliable prior to purchasing. If you’re seeking something budget-friendly, or something that’s not included in the package, we’ve got it for you.

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Top 15 Best network adapter for macbook pro Reviews for 2022

1. USB C to Ethernet Adapter, WALNEW USB Type C to RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter Cable Converter, Thunderbolt 3 to RJ45 LAN Network Adapter for MacBook Pro/Air, iPad Pro, Dell XPS, Galaxy S20 S10 S9

Features :

  • ⭐【USB C to Ethernet Adapter Plug&Play】This Gigabit Ethernet adapter provides stable connection between USB-C devices and wired network. Support gigabit Ethernet connectivity for efficient working or entertaining. Plug and Play, no additional Software and Driver needed
  • ⭐【Fast Data Transfer Type C Ethernet Adapter】Obtain an Ethernet data transfer rate of up to 1000Mbps networks and downward compatible with 100/10/1Mbps Ethernet networks. To reach 1Gbps, please make sure to connect with CAT6 & up Ethernet cable.Please make sure to plug the USB-C port into your type-C devices completely.
  • ⭐【Stable Performance USB C to Lan Adapter】 Compared to Wi-Fi, this adapter offers a faster, more stable and reliable network. No more worry the network interruption when you are in a place where the Wi-Fi signal cannot be covered
  • ⭐【LAN to USB-C Adapter Wide Compatibility】WALNEW USB-C Ethernet Adapter is compatible with MacBook Pro 16”/15”/13”(2020/2019/2018/2017/2016), MacBook Air 13”(2020/2018), MacBook (2019/2018/2017/2016/2015), iPad Pro (2021/2020/2018); iPad Air 4 2020, Dell XPS 13/15; Microsoft Surface Pro 7/Surface Laptop 3/Surface Book 2/Surface Go, Google Pixel, Pixel 2; Asus ZenBook. Compatible with Samsung S20/S10/S9/S8/S8+, Note 10/9/8, Samsung Tab Pro and many other USB-C laptops, tablets, and phones
  • ⭐【Stylish USB C Internet Ethernet Converter】Made of premium anti-fingerprints aluminum shell and braided nylon, this type-c Network Adapter is lightweight and portable to use at home/office/travelling

Additional Info :

Color grey

2. UGREEN USB C to Ethernet Adapter Gigabit RJ45 to Thunderbolt 3 Type C Network 1000Mbps LAN Converter Compatible with MacBook Pro Air iPad Pro Galaxy S22 S21 Surface Book Chromebook Dell XPS, and More

Features :

  • Extend a Network Port for Your Device: This USB C (Thunderbolt 3 Compatible) Gigabit Ethernet Adapter offers a convenient and inexpensive way to extend or replace an RJ45 port for your devices. In addition, it’s a perfect choice for a device that is without an network port or network port failure to connect to the wired network.
  • 1000Mbps Hyper Speed: UGREEN Gigabit USB-C to Ethernet Adapter can reach up to 1000Mbps data transfer speed, giving a full play to the performance of your network and ensuring stable network speed for you to online working, meeting, classing, gaming, HD video streaming, upload, download, and more.
  • Plug and Play: UGREEN USB C to Lan Adapter is driver-free for Windows 11/10/8.1/8, macOS, iPad OS, Chrome OS, and Android Systems. Just plug in and enjoy a smooth wired network.
  • Widely Compatible: UGREEN USB-C to Ethernet Adapter is compatible with most laptops, tablets, smartphones, Nintendo Switch, and Steam Deck with USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 port, like MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, Pixelbook, Chromebook, iPad, Galaxy Tab S8 tablet, and Galaxy S22 Ultra/S22+/S22, etc.
  • Built to Last: UGREEN USB C to Ethernet Adapter adopts a new aluminum shell and reinforced connect design, which can make the product extremely strong, durable, and more heat-dissipating.

Additional Info :

Color Space Gray
Item Dimensions
Height 1.1811
Width 7.0866
Length 4.7244
Weight 0.1763698096

3. USB C to Ethernet Adapter, Lemorele Type-C (Thunderbolt 3 ) to RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet, Aluminum Portable LAN Network Adapter for MacBook Pro/Air, iPad Pro/Mini, iMac, Surface Pro, Chromebook, Dell XPS

Features :

  • 【USB C to Ethernet Adapter】 Type-c to ethernet adapter, and enjoy stable connection speeds of up to 1 Gbps, downward compatible with 10Mbps/100Mbps (CAT6 & up Ethernet cables are the key to reaching 1Gbps).
  • 【Stable and Reliable Connection】 USB-C device data cables are longer than commercially available and provide instant Internet connectivity between wired networks, Provide a faster and more reliable network and resolve issues with no LAN gigabit network interface and wireless network loading or buffering issues.
  • 【Broad Compatibility】 Plug&play, no driver required. Ethernet adapter supports any USB-C device such as MacBook Pro, MacBook, MacBook Air, Dell XPS, Chromebook, Samsung S20, Pixel, Nintendo Switches, and many other USB-C laptops, tablets, smartphones, and game consoles.
  • 【Compact Design & Portability】 Ethernet to USB C adopts a high-quality aluminum case, superheat dissipation capacity, Smaller than your finger (1.85*0.98*0.7 inches) and weighs almost nothing (1.18oz), very portable, you can take it with you, ideal for business travel, office, entertainment other occasions.
  • 【What You Get】 USB C Ethernet adapter, welcome guide, 18 months no-hassle warranty, and our perfect customer service.

Additional Info :

Color Gray
Item Dimensions
Height 0.7
Width 0.98
Length 1.85
Weight 0.07375

4. USB C to Ethernet Adapter, ABLEWE 4-in-1 RJ45 to USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 to Gigabit Ethernet LAN Network Adapter for MacBook Pro/Air 2021/2020/2019, iPad Pro 2021, Chromebook, XPS, Surface Book 3/2/Go

Features :

  • 4 IN 1 USB-C to Ethernet Hub – ABLEWE 4 in 1 usb multiport adapter expands a single USB-C port to ethernet adapter which features 3 USB 3.0 ports, a 100Mbps RJ45 port. 3pcs of usb c port allowing you to connect a keyboard, mouse, usb driver, external disk to your device.All 4 ports in one usb hub! And all hub ports can work simultaneously.
  • 5Gbps Data Transfer – This Ethernet adapter offers extra 3pcs USB 3.0 ports for connecting multiple USB peripheral devices such as flash drive, hard drive, keyboards, mouse, printer, and more. Superfast transfer rate up to 5Gbps, 10 times faster than the original USB 2.0 port. You can also transfer an HD movie in seconds.
  • Wide Compatibility – Perfect for new laptops with USB-C port, such as 2019/2018/2017 MacBook Pro, 2015/2016 retain 12 inch MacBook, support Windows 10/8.1/8, Mac OS and Chrome OS.
  • Plug to Play – No need to install any drivers, the USB C network adapter provides access to superfast network speeds 1000Mbps, just plug and play, and makes it possible for computers without an Ethernet port to connect to an Ethernet cable.
  • Compact Premium Design – ABLEWE Ethernet to USB C adapter is compact and lightweight, easy to carry. The Premium aluminum case design makes this hub durable to use. We offer a worry-free 24-month warranty and professional customer service.

Additional Info :

Color Grey
Item Dimensions
Height 0.9842519675
Width 2.1653543285
Length 5.5905511754

5. USB C to Ethernet Adapter, uni RJ45 to USB C Thunderbolt 3/Type-C Gigabit Ethernet LAN Network Adapter, Compatible for MacBook Pro 2020/2019/2018/2017, MacBook Air, Dell XPS and More – Gray

Features :

  • 【LAN to USB-C Adapter】Obtain stable connection speeds up to 1Gbps; downward compatible with 100Mbps/10Mbps networks. Our Type-C to LAN Gigabit Ethernet (RJ45) Network Adapter supports large downloads at maximum speeds without interruption. (To reach 1Gbps, make sure to use CAT6 & up Ethernet cables.)
  • 【Reliable & Endurance Connectivity】Designed specifically for plug-and-play connection between USB-C devices and wired network, provides gigabit ethernet connectivity even when wireless connectivity is Inconsistent or over extended
  • 【Thoughtful Design】Compact and lightweight, with a user-friendly non-slip design for easier plugging and unplugging. Braided nylon cable for extra durability. Premium aluminum casing for better heat dissipation. High-quality USB-C connector provides snug connection with your devices for stable signal transfer. Design to make it easy to connect USB peripherals without blocking adjacent USB-C ports
  • 【Wide Compatibility】Compatible with MacBook Pro 16”/15” (2020/2019/2018/2017), MacBook (2019/2018/2017), MacBook Air 13” (2018), iPad Pro (2020/2018); XPS 13/15; Surface Book 2; Google Pixelbook, Chromebook, Pixel, Pixel 2; Asus ZenBook. Compatible with Samsung S20/S10/S9/S8/S8+, Note 8/9, Galaxy Tablet Tab A 10.5, and many other USB-C laptops, tablets, and smartphones.

Additional Info :

Color Gray
Item Dimensions
Height 0.67
Width 2.36
Length 5.92
Weight 0.08

6. USB C to Ethernet Adapter, Vilcome RJ45 to USB C Thunderbolt 3/Type-C Gigabit Ethernet LAN Network Adapter, Compatible for MacBook Pro 2021/2020/2019/2018/2017, MacBook Air, Dell XPS and More

Features :

  • 【USB-C Hub Multiport Adapter 】Expand a single USB-C port to connect more devices, Vilcome 4 in 1 USB-C to ethernet adapter features a 1000Mbps RJ45 gigabit port, 3 USB 3.0 ports. And all hub ports can work steadily at the same time
  • 【5Gbps Data Transfer】This Type C Ethernet Adapter offers extra 3 USB 3.0 ports for connecting multiple USB peripheral devices such as flash drive, hard drive, keyboard, mouse, printer and more,keep you away from the trouble of plugging & unplugging your devices repeatedly. You can also transfer an HD movie in seconds.
  • 【Plug to Play】No need to install any drivers, provides access to superfast network speeds 1000Mbps, just plug and play ,and makes it possible for computers without an Ethernet port to connect to an Ethernet cable.
  • 【Compatibility】Compatible with USB-C laptops, tablets, phones like MacBook Pro 2021/2020/2019/2018, MacBook Air 2020/2019/2018, iPad Pro 2021/2020/2018, iPad Air 5/4, iPad mini 6, XPS 13/15/17, Surface Book 3/2/Go, Pixelbook, Chromebook, Lenovo Yoga 920/910/720, Samsung S21/S20/S10, Note 10/9, Pixel Phones, and more.
  • 【Compact Design】Vilcome USB C Network Adapter is compact and lightweight,easy to carry. Premium aluminium case design make this hub durable to use.

Additional Info :

Color Grey
Item Dimensions
Height 0.75
Width 0.99
Length 3.62

7. TP-Link USB C To Ethernet Adapter(UE300C), RJ45 To USB C Type-C Gigabit Ethernet LAN Network Adapter, Compatible With Apple MacBook Pro 2017-2020, MacBook Air, Surface, Dell XPS And More, White

Features :

  • USB C to Ethernet Adapter: Enables you to turn your laptop/tablet’s UCB C port into an RJ45 Ethernet Port. Switch from an unstable wireless connection to a stable high-speed Ethernet connection.
  • Gigabit Speeds: Experience full Gigabit Ethernet performance over your laptop’s USB-C 3.0 port and elevate your browsing experience to transfer files, play games, video chat, and stream HD videos seamlessly.(To reach 1Gbps, please use CAT6 or up Ethernet cables.)
  • Ultra-Compact and Foldable Design: Foldable and Portable design ideally suits your Ultrabook
  • Plug & Play: This Ethernet cable adapter has driver-free installation for Windows 10, Mac OS (10.9 and later), Chrome OS, and Linux OS.
  • Compatible with Most USB-C Devices: Supports Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7, Chrome OS, MacOS, Linux (Ubuntu) for PCs, Macs, tablets, and more.
  • Compatible Devices: Apple MacBook Pro 16”/15”/13” (2020/2019/2018/2017), MacBook (2019/2018/2017/2016/2015), MacBook Air 13” (2020/2018), iPad Pro (2020/2018); Dell XPS 13/15; Surface Laptop 3; Google Pixelbook, Chromebook; Asus ZenBook; Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon, Yoga 720/910/920 and more

Additional Info :

Color White
Item Dimensions
Height 0.64
Width 1
Length 2.8
Weight 0.04
Release Date 2020-10-12T00:00:01Z

8. USB C to Ethernet Adapter 1Gbps, uni [Thunderbolt 3/4 Compatible] Network Adapter, Gigabit Type-C to RJ45 Adapter for MacBook Pro/Air M1, iPad Pro/Air, XPS 13, Surface Laptop 4, Nintendo Switch Lite

Features :

  • FAST SPEED NETWORK – uni USB-C to ethernet work adapter, brings USB-C devices network speed up to 1 Gbps(downward 100 Mbps/10 Mbps), allows for larger download/upload without interruption. Also, the wired network protects your privacy well. Ensures a flawless and safe network experience during online referencing, games, and cloud drive backup. (Note: to reach 1Gbps, ethernet cable must be CAT6 or above)
  • PLUG & PLAY – uni USB-C LAN adapter adopts the enhanced Intelligent chip, which has a better capacity, the models need a driver is reduced, plug and play. The higher response performance and load capacity lower the heat during usage, this allows continuous work. (Note: driver is required on some models)
  • DURABLE & STURDY DESIGN – Nylon braided cable withstanding 30000+ bending extends a longer life span. The sturdy aluminium case assures a perfect heat dissipation and is much firmer than a plastic shell. LED indicator makes it easy to know the connection status well. Solid and compact built allows it a perfect travel accessory.
  • IMPRESSIVE COMPATIBILITY – uni Type-C to ethernet adapter(compatible with Thunderbolt 3/4) is especially compatible with Nintendo Switch/Switch Lite. Works with MacBook Pro/Air M1, Dell XPS 17/15/13, Lenovo Yoga Air 14S, Asus Zenbook, iPad Pro 2021, iPad Air 5, iPad mini 6, Samsung Tabl S7, Galaxy S21/S20. Supports Windows 10/8.1/8, macOS, Linux, ChromeOS, Android, and iPadOS. (Note: for more compatible devices please see description)
  • WHAT YOU GET – uni USB C to RJ45 Adapter. A hassle-free 18-month warranty and 24/7 professional customer service. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us, we solve most issues within 12 hours. Please rest assured we stand behind our products and customers.

Additional Info :

Color grey
Item Dimensions
Height 1.968503935
Width 0.787401574
Length 0.787401574
Weight 0.08377565956

9. USB C to Ethernet Adapter, Type-C to RJ45 100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN Network Adapter Fits for MacBook Pro/Air, iPad Pro, iMac, XPS, Surface Pro, Notebook Laptop UC164 Dell XPS and More

Features :

  • The Ethernet Adapter compatible with MacBook, Macbook Pro 2019/2018/2017, iMac, Macbook Air, Google Chromebook Pixel book, Dell XPS, HP Spectre X360, Lenovo Yoga 900/910, Samsung Tablet, Microsoft 910, Huawei Matebook, HP Elite 1012, ASUS ZENBOOK 3, HP TPN-Q178, Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+, LG G5 G6, Lumia 950 and more.
  • USB C Network Adapter: Designed specifically for plug-&-play connection between USB C devices and wired networks. Provides a reliable Gigabit Ethernet connection even when wireless connectivity is inconsistent or weak.
  • Unstable wireless connection to a stable high-speed Ethernet connection. It is the best solution for file transfer, video conferencing, games, and HD video streaming.
  • USB 3.0 Gigabit:Compact and lightweight, with a user-friendly non-slip design for easier plug and unplug. Braided nylon cable for extra durability. Premium aluminum casing for better heat insulation. Fits snugly with the USB ports on your devices, better signal transfer protection.
  • Plug and play:This usb to ethernet adapter and cable plug adapter is easy to use because this USB 3.0 ethernet adapter supports Plug and Play.The weighs less than 1 ounce for easy portability in your laptop case.

Additional Info :

Color USB-C Port

10. USB C to Ethernet Adapter, 2Pcs RJ45 to USB C Thunderbolt 3/Type-C Ethernet LAN High Speed Network Adapter, Compatible for MacBook Pro 2020/2019/2018/2017, MacBook Air, Dell XPS and More

Features :

  • ✔️【Extend a Network Port for Your Device】- This USB C (Thunderbolt 3 Compatible) High Speed Ethernet Adapter offers a convenient and inexpensive way to extend or replace an RJ45 port for your devices. In addition, it’s a perfect choice for a device that is without an network port or network port failure to connect to the wired network.
  • ✔️【Aluminum Design】- Compact and lightweight, with a user-friendly non-slip design for easier plugging and unplugging. Braided nylon cable for extra durability. Premium aluminum casing for better heat dissipation. High-quality USB-C connector provides snug connection with your devices for stable signal transfer.
  • ✔️【Plug and Play】- Experience High Speed Ethernet performance over your laptop’s USB-C elevate your browsing experience to transfer files, play games, video chat, and stream HD videos seamlessly.
  • ✔️【Widely Compatible】- USB C to Ethernet Adapter is compatible with most laptops, tablets, smartphones, like Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP, Mac OSX 10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11/10.12, Linux Kernel 3.X/2.6, and chrome OS. Does not support Windows RT, Android, Nintendo Switch.
  • ✔️【Reliable & Endurance Connectivity】- Designed specifically for plug-and-play connection between USB-C devices and wired network, provides high speed ethernet connectivity even when wireless connectivity is Inconsistent or over extended.

Additional Info :

Color black

How to Choose network adapter for macbook pro

Now it’s time to take you through our well-researched buying guide that includes the touchstones you need to find your desired network adapter for macbook pro.

Quality Durability

If you’re concerned about the quality product, make sure to check its compliances or certifications. Having a product certification (such as UL or CE) ensures that the product manufacturing has maintained good practices and its quality is controlled according to the standards.

A high-quality product also tends to be more durable. And you must choose a durable product as it can save you from the hassles of repairing or replacement. And could prove to be economical in the long run.

Features Benefits

This is the factor you buy a product for. So here, the important part is you need to assess the product features to make sure they really benefit you. Some products come with too many features, but most of them could be demerited.

So why pay for something that won’t really benefit you? Be specific with your requirements and find the most suited product accordingly. If the vendor allows, try to get it tailored according to your needs.

Cost Comparison

The cost comparison is an important factor while you’re buying the best network adapter for macbook pro. We often emphasize cost comparison charts as it allows you to compare prices from different vendors. Such a chart can help you make the buying decision carefully and find the best deal on a product.

Since it’s important to balance the cost and other factors like quality, features, and convenience, comparing the costs can help you find the most competitive option.

After Sales Service

After making the initial purchase, you may need the after-sales service for a lot of things. Such as guidance on product usage or fixing an issue. So make sure your product manufacturer or vendor provides a good after-sales service.

If you’re satisfied with the after-sales, you’ll probably be a satisfied & loyal customer who’ll help increase the brand value of the company with positive word of mouth. That’s why you’ll see a company or product receive the most negative reviews when they don’t have a responsive and communicative after-sales service team.

Warranty Policy

Although the warranty is a sign of a credible product, many good products aren’t covered by the warranty policy. But if you’ve got two choices, where one’s covered by warranty, and the other is not, you must go with the one covered by the warranty.

The warranty ensures that a Certified Service undertakes your product repairing or replacement as per terms in the policy. Some vendors even offer a money-back guarantee where you can get a full refund in case the product fails to satisfy you within a given time.

Honest Customer Feedbacks

The traditional reviews aren’t profound enough to give a clear picture of the user experience. They talk extravagantly about the good sides and trivially about the negative sides. If a product is good, you should say it is good. But an honest review should highlight inconveniences, even the smallest ones that come along while using it.

Minor negative points won’t probably hold you back from buying the product, but it’ll prepare you to deal with them. So always check for honest reviews that provide attention to every little detail.

FAQs

Let’s get some FAQs answered related to the best network adapter for macbook pro.

What’s an extended warranty, and is it good?

An extended warranty is a policy that ensures the cost of repair or replacement of a product for a period beyond what’s offered by the vendor. But extended warranties aren’t really worth it since they often come with an additional cost. If you see the network adapter for macbook pro manufacturer is offering an extended warranty, it’s better to avoid it. The reason is you’ve to purchase it for terms that your product mightn’t face in its entire service life.

What’s the most important factor to look for in this product?

There are a few of them, but studies suggest people think customer reviews to be the most crucial factor, besides features price, when buying a product. So if you’re looking to buy the network adapter for macbook pro check out the customer reviews and ponder upon them before making your decision.

Should I listen to my guts or rely on data, stats, and reviews while buying this product?

Most buyers are impulsive when they’re up for buying something. You might feel tempted to go for a certain option by listening to your guts. But we’d recommend you to rely more on data, stats, and reviews instead of the guts while buying anything like the network adapter for macbook pro. This way, you can reevaluate your choices and filter out the better option.

The Bottom Line

We’d like to say that our network adapter for macbook pro review and buying guide was designed to provide you with all the information you need to make an informed decision about whether the product is right for you.

We hope this has helped you and that you’ll continue using our site as your go-to source for product reviews and buying advice. Thanks again for taking the time to read our buyer’s guide.

Finally, we would like to remind you that user reviews are based on personal experiences and opinions, so use them to walk yourself through possible solutions, but do not use them as definitive answers.

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