Lightning to USB Cable (0.5 m)

Lightning to USB Cable (0.5 m)

$21.00

1.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 250 reviews

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Product Information

  • This USB 2.0 cable connects your iPhone, iPad, or iPod with Lightning connector to your computer's USB port for syncing and charging or to the Apple USB Power Adapter for convenient charging from a wall outlet.*

  • Highlights

    • Reversible design
  • What's in the Box?

    • Apple Lightning to USB Cable

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Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (1.5 average)
Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
  • Disappointing

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    I got the iPhone 5 4 months ago and this cable that I received with my phone doesn't work anymore. The cable I had with my iPhone I got the iPhone 5 4 months ago and this cable that I received with my phone doesn't work anymore. The cable I had with my iPhone 4, I had for 2 years with no problems at all. So I find it very strange that the lighting cord can stop working so easily. Even the cord for my first generation iPod touch which is 6 years old and it still works. Now I have to go buy another cord and spend more money to keep using my phone. I hope the issue gets fixed soon because I don't want to keep buying new lighting cords every 4 months.

    • Written by from Little Egg Harbor

    1193 of 1301 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Disappointing
  • Unreliable, fragile

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    It's unfortunate that this cord is so necessary. I've gone through three different lightning cords in the four months I've had my It's unfortunate that this cord is so necessary. I've gone through three different lightning cords in the four months I've had my iPhone 5. All three have inexplicably stopped working. Each has gotten a short in the cord where it meets the lightning end though I've been careful to leave them straight, treat them gently (especially since the first failed). With my current cord, I have to hold the lightning end of the cord in a certain direction to get it to work.

    On top of that, when it happens to short out, it interferes with the electric current, disabling linked ports. i.e. when it shorts out in any of my computers' USB ports, the other ports become inactive as well (disabling my external hard drive and USB mouse); when it is plugged in a charger with multiple outputs, the other outputs become inactive as well.

    After buying several chargers, three iPods, three iPhones, and an iPad, I had amassed ten of the old 30-pin connectors. All ten work just as well as they did when I brought them home; I took it for granted that I never had an issue with any of them.

    • Written by from Fayetteville

    1063 of 1128 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Unreliable, fragile
  • Flimsy

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    Not up to usual Apple quality standards. Breaks down with normal use.

    • Written by from Seattle

    1018 of 1095 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Flimsy
  • Failure Certain With This Cable

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    This is perhaps the worst engineered product made by Apple. If it were in a car, the car would be recalled. When will Apple addr This is perhaps the worst engineered product made by Apple. If it were in a car, the car would be recalled. When will Apple address this issue?

    • Written by from Sugarloaf Key

    3 of 4 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Failure Certain With This Cable
  • garbage

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    so, you have a $400 cell phone that depends on such a weak little thread to keep its battery alive? these stupid chargers are path so, you have a $400 cell phone that depends on such a weak little thread to keep its battery alive? these stupid chargers are pathetic, and tear up way too easily! you may give some lame excuse to me like "you, the user, should be more careful and less abusive with your charger," but i am equally careful with my iphone charger as i am with my nokia charger, but there is one difference - I HAVE HAD MY NOKIA CHARGER FOR 4 YEARS NO

    • Written by from Tarzana

    2 of 3 people found this useful

    Was this useful? garbage
  • Low quality, easily worn out.

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    The only time I use my charging cable is at night while I sleep. Which means there are absolutely no forces at play anywhere along The only time I use my charging cable is at night while I sleep. Which means there are absolutely no forces at play anywhere along the length of the cable. Yet, the sheath right at the phone connection end has split exposing the wires. This has also caused intermittent contact and no/poor charging. This low quality electrical connection can't be good for the iPhone hardware.

    I firmly believe Apple should replace any lighting cable free of charge for the life of the phone. I can't believe the rapid decline in Apple build and material quality in the past few years.

    Bottom line: DO NOT buy an Apple brand Lightning Cable. It WILL fall apart in less than a year (or sooner if you use your phone while plugged in).

    • Written by from Salt Lake City

    2 of 3 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Low quality, easily worn out.

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