Compare YubiKey 5 Series

YubiKey 5 NFC YubiKey 5 Nano YubiKey 5C YubiKey 5C Nano YUBIKEY 5Ci
Availability YubiKey 5 NFC $45 per key YubiKey 5 Nano $50 per key YubiKey 5C $50 per key YubiKey 5C Nano $60 per key YubiKey 5Ci $70 per key
USB authentication key, including strong crypto and touch-to-sign, plus One-Time-Password, smart card, and five form factors Learn more about the YubiKey 5 series
Size YubiKey 5 NFC YubiKey 5 Nano YubiKey 5C YubiKey 5C Nano YubiKey 5Ci
18mm x 45mm x 3.3mm, 3g 12mm x 13mm x 3.1mm, 1g 12.5mm x 29.5mm x 5mm, 2g 12mm x 10.1mm x 7mm, 1g 12mm x 40.3mm x 5mm, 2.9g
Functions YubiKey 5 NFC YubiKey 5 Nano YubiKey 5C YubiKey 5C Nano YubiKey 5Ci
Secure static passwords yes yes yes yes yes
Yubico OTP yes yes yes yes yes
OATH – HOTP (Event) yes yes yes yes yes
OATH – TOTP (Time)
Smart card (PIV-Compatible) yes yes yes yes yes
OpenPGP yes yes yes yes yes
FIDO U2F (Universal Second Factor) yes yes yes yes yes
FIDO2 yes yes yes yes yes
Secure element yes yes yes yes yes
YubiKey Tools YubiKey 5 NFC YubiKey 5 Nano YubiKey 5C YubiKey 5C Nano YubiKey 5Ci
YubiKey Manager yes yes yes yes yes
Yubico Authenticator yes yes yes yes yes
Personalization Tool yes yes yes yes yes
Top Applications YubiKey 5 NFC YubiKey 5 Nano YubiKey 5C YubiKey 5C Nano YubiKey 5Ci
Google Accounts yes yes yes yes yes
Facebook Accounts yes yes yes yes yes
GitHub yes yes yes yes yes
Docker yes yes yes yes yes
Dropbox yes yes yes yes yes
Salesforce yes yes yes yes yes
LastPass Premium password manager yes yes yes yes yes
Dashlane Premium password manager yes yes yes yes yes
Many more applications yes yes yes yes yes
Certifications YubiKey 5 NFC YubiKey 5 Nano YubiKey 5C YubiKey 5C Nano YubiKey 5Ci
FIDO U2F Certification™ yes yes yes yes yes
FIDO2 Certification™ yes yes yes yes yes
FIPS 140-2 Certification For FIPS 140-2 Certified YubiKeys, select YubiKey FIPS Series
Communications Support YubiKey 5 NFC YubiKey 5 Nano YubiKey 5C YubiKey 5C Nano YubiKey 5Ci
USB-A yes yes no no no
USB-C no no yes yes yes
NFC (Near Field Communication) yes no no no no
Lightning no no no no yes
Device Type YubiKey 5 NFC YubiKey 5 Nano YubiKey 5C YubiKey 5C Nano YubiKey 5Ci
HID keyboard yes yes yes yes yes
CCID smart card yes yes yes yes yes
FIDO HID yes yes yes yes yes
Cryptographic Specifications YubiKey 5 NFC YubiKey 5 Nano YubiKey 5C YubiKey 5C Nano YubiKey 5Ci
RSA 2048 yes yes yes yes yes
RSA 4096 (PGP) yes yes yes yes yes
ECC p256
ECC p384
YubiKey 5 NFC
Availability YubiKey 5 NFC$45 per key
USB authentication key, including strong crypto and touch-to-sign, plus One-Time-Password, smart card, and FIDO U2F; five form factors Learn more about the YubiKey 5 NFC series
Size YubiKey 5 NFC
18mm x 45mm x 3.3mm, 3g
Functions YubiKey 5 NFC
Secure Static Passwords yes
YubiKey OTP yes
OATH - HOTP (Event) yes
OATH - TOTP (Time) [fa type="question-circle"]
Smart Card (PIV-Compliant) yes
OpenPGP yes
FIDO U2F (Universal Second Factor) yes
FIDO2 no
Secure Element yes
Top Applications YubiKey 5 NFC
Google Accounts yes
Facebook Accounts yes
GitHub yes
Docker yes
Dropbox yes
Salesforce yes
Lastpass Premium password manager yes
Dashlane Premium password manager yes
Many more applications yes
Certifications YubiKey 5 NFC
FIDO U2F Certification yes
FIPS 140-2 Certification For FIPS 140-2 Certified YubiKeys, select YubiKey FIPS Series
Communications Support YubiKey 5 NFC
USB-A yes
USB-C no
NFC (Near Field Communication) yes
Lightning no
Device Type YubiKey 5 NFC
HID Keyboard yes
CCID Smart Card yes
FIDO HID device yes
Cryptographic Specifications YubiKey 5 NFC
RSA 2048 yes
RSA 4096 (PGP) yes
ECC p265 yes
ECC p384 yes
YubiKey 5 Nano
Availability YubiKey 5 Nano$50 per key
USB authentication key, including strong crypto and touch-to-sign, plus One-Time-Password, smart card, and FIDO U2F; five form factors. Learn more about the YubiKey 5 series
Size YubiKey 5 Nano
12mm x 13mm x 3.1mm, 1g
Functions YubiKey 5 Nano
Secure Static Passwords yes
YubiKey OTP yes
OATH - HOTP (Event) yes
OATH - TOTP (Time) [fa type="question-circle"]
Smart Card (PIV-Compliant) yes
OpenPGP yes
FIDO U2F (Universal Second Factor) yes
FIDO2 no
Secure Element yes
Top Applications YubiKey 5 Nano
Google Accounts yes
Facebook Accounts yes
GitHub yes
Docker yes
Dropbox yes
Salesforce yes
Lastpass Premium password manager yes
Dashlane Premium password manager yes
Many more applications yes
Certifications YubiKey 5 Nano
FIDO U2F Certification yes
FIPS 140-2 Certification For FIPS 140-2 Certified YubiKeys, select YubiKey FIPS Series
Communications Support YubiKey 5 Nano
USB-A yes
USB-C no
NFC (Near Field Communication) no
Lightning no
Device Type YubiKey 5 Nano
HID Keyboard yes
CCID Smart Card yes
FIDO HID device yes
Cryptographic Specifications YubiKey 5 Nano
RSA 2048 yes
RSA 4096 (PGP) yes
ECC p265 yes
ECC p384 yes
YubiKey 5C
Availability YubiKey 5C$50 per key
USB authentication key, including strong crypto and touch-to-sign, plus One-Time-Password, smart card, and FIDO U2F; five form factors. Learn more about the YubiKey 5 series
Size YubiKey 5C
12.5mm x 29.5mm x 5.5mm, 2g
Functions YubiKey 5C
Secure Static Passwords yes
YubiKey OTP yes
OATH - HOTP (Event) yes
OATH - TOTP (Time) [fa type="question-circle"]
Smart Card (PIV-Compliant) yes
OpenPGP yes
FIDO U2F (Universal Second Factor) yes
FIDO2 no
Secure Element yes
Top Applications YubiKey 5C
Google Accounts yes
Facebook Accounts yes
GitHub yes
Docker yes
Dropbox yes
Salesforce yes
Lastpass Premium password manager yes
Dashlane Premium password manager yes
Many more applications yes
Certifications YubiKey 5C
FIDO U2F Certification yes
FIPS 140-2 Certification For FIPS 140-2 Certified YubiKeys, select YubiKey FIPS Series
Communications Support YubiKey 5C
USB-A no
USB-C yes
NFC (Near Field Communication) no
Lightning no
Device Type YubiKey 5C
HID Keyboard yes
CCID Smart Card yes
FIDO HID device yes
Cryptographic Specifications YubiKey 5C
RSA 2048 yes
RSA 4096 (PGP) yes
ECC p265 yes
ECC p384 yes
YubiKey 5C Nano
Availability YubiKey 5C Nano$60 per key
USB authentication key, including strong crypto and touch-to-sign, plus One-Time-Password, smart card, and FIDO U2F; five form factors. Learn more about the YubiKey 5 series
Size YubiKey 5C Nano
12mm x 10.1mm x 7mm, 1g
Functions YubiKey 5C Nano
Secure Static Passwords yes
YubiKey OTP yes
OATH - HOTP (Event) yes
OATH - TOTP (Time) [fa type="question-circle"]
Smart Card (PIV-Compliant) yes
OpenPGP yes
FIDO U2F (Universal Second Factor) yes
FIDO2 no
Secure Element yes
Top Applications YubiKey 5C Nano
Google Accounts yes
Facebook Accounts yes
GitHub yes
Docker yes
Dropbox yes
Salesforce yes
Lastpass Premium password manager yes
Dashlane Premium password manager yes
Many more applications yes
Certifications YubiKey 5C
FIDO U2F Certification yes
FIPS 140-2 Certification For FIPS 140-2 Certified YubiKeys, select YubiKey FIPS Series
Communications Support YubiKey 5C Nano
USB-A no
USB-C yes
NFC (Near Field Communication) no
Lightning no
Device Type YubiKey 5C Nano
HID Keyboard yes
CCID Smart Card yes
FIDO HID device yes
Cryptographic Specifications YubiKey 5C Nano
RSA 2048 yes
RSA 4096 (PGP) yes
ECC p265 yes
ECC p384 yes
YUBIKEY 5Ci
Availability YubiKey 5Ci$70 per key
USB authentication key, including strong crypto and touch-to-sign, plus One-Time-Password, smart card, and FIDO U2F; five form factors. Learn more about the YubiKey 5 series
Size YubiKey 5Ci
12mm x 40.3mm x 5mm, 2.9g
Functions YubiKey 5Ci
Secure Static Passwords yes
YubiKey OTP yes
OATH - HOTP (Event) yes
OATH - TOTP (Time) [fa type="question-circle"]
Smart Card (PIV-Compliant) yes
OpenPGP yes
FIDO U2F (Universal Second Factor) yes
FIDO2 no
Secure Element yes
Top Applications YubiKey 5Ci
Google Accounts yes
Facebook Accounts yes
GitHub yes
Docker yes
Dropbox yes
Salesforce yes
Lastpass Premium password manager yes
Dashlane Premium password manager yes
Many more applications yes
Certifications YubiKey 5Ci
FIDO U2F Certification yes
FIPS 140-2 Certification For FIPS 140-2 Certified YubiKeys, select YubiKey FIPS Series
Communications Support YubiKey 5Ci
USB-A no
USB-C yes
NFC (Near Field Communication) no
Lightning yes
Device Type YubiKey 5Ci
HID Keyboard yes
CCID Smart Card yes
FIDO HID device yes
Cryptographic Specifications YubiKey 5Ci
RSA 2048 yes
RSA 4096 (PGP) yes
ECC p265 yes
ECC p384 yes

OATH-TOTP requires additional app, Yubico Authenticator; For YubiKey NEO, FIDO certification applies to both the USB and NFC transports.

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Discontinued Products

  • For orders of 500 or more YubiKeys, Yubico can limit the functions to provide an equivalent set of features to match legacy Yubico products — contact Sales