Beginning in the first half of 2019, Apple finally certified other companies to make USB-C to Lightning cables. Competition breeds quality and often better pricing. Apple’s standard USB-C to lightning 1-meter cable dropped in price from $25 to $19 but is still pricey. I own three. More concerning is that many reviews note that the Apple cable’s outer jacket tends to fray and break down fairly quickly, a longtime concern for many of its products.
- Connect your iPhone, iPad, Mac, AirPods or iPod with Lightning connector to your USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) enabled Mac for syncing and charging.
- You can also use this cable with your Apple 18W, 30W, 61W, or 96W USB-C Power Adapter to charge your iOS device, and even take advantage of the fast-charging feature.
- 1 meter in length