While so much of the conversation concerning Apple’s MacBook Pro has focused on the need to use dongles to connect to its four USB-C ports, there are numerous advantages to the transition:
The charging “brick” you need for your Mac is a generic USB-C charger. This means you can use it to charge your Mac, iPhone, iPad.
When you use this to charge other Apple devices, your devices will charge faster. For example, iPhones will charge twice as fast (their maximum) as they do when they use their supplied 5-watt adaptor. Though you’ll need a dongle… and a Lightning cable.