**Please note this portable monitor requires a USB-C port that supports "DP Alt Mode". This is automatically part of Thunderbolt, but some non-Thunderbolt ports support it as well. thunderbolt port - this is NOT THE SAME as a regular USB-C port. It must have the lightning bolt next to the port to be considered a thunderbolt port.**
Here's some information from the web on the differences:
Two protocols, one port -
USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 both utilize the same reversible port, which can lead to a lot of the confusion surrounding the two protocols. While a USB-C port and Thunderbolt 3 port look the same, Thunderbolt 3 has some extra hardware compared to the more widely-adopted USB-C.
It's important to know, too, that your USB-C accessories and cables will work with a Thunderbolt 3 port. All Thunderbolt 3 ports are also USB-C ports. However, the same cannot be said for the other way around; not all USB-C ports are also Thunderbolt 3 ports.