Lightning to USB Cable (0.5 m)

Lightning to USB Cable (0.5 m)

HK$148

1.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 343 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

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

    1013 of 1108 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

    882 of 942 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

    856 of 923 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Flimsy
  • Poor Quality!

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    Like the earphones, this cable only lasts a few months if you are lucky. I have had enough of spending too much money each time wh Like the earphones, this cable only lasts a few months if you are lucky. I have had enough of spending too much money each time which isnt worth parting with!

    • Written by from Southend-on-sea
    Was this useful? Poor Quality!
  • Poor lifetime - not fit for purpose. Apple should provide free replacements

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    Similar to other reviewers, my daughters have suffered failed lightning cables, whereas previous style cables have lasted without Similar to other reviewers, my daughters have suffered failed lightning cables, whereas previous style cables have lasted without issue.
    I find the £15 price of a replacement cable an insult given the extremely poor life expectancy.
    Come on Apple - please treat your customers with some respect on this please and recall or at least admit you got it wrong. From a household with 10+ apple products...

    • Written by from Swindon
    Was this useful? Poor lifetime - not fit for purpose. Apple should provide free replacements
  • Inferior product for a brand that boast "superior" quality.

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    There is nothing that I could possibly write that hasn't been already said, therefore I will just add to the justified complaints There is nothing that I could possibly write that hasn't been already said, therefore I will just add to the justified complaints of a product that is poorly made. These charging cables for the Iphone 5 are simply laughable and despicable. This is coming from someone who takes care of his possessions. I have multiple charging cables, so the fact that I have to replace them within a year of each other is infuriating and annoying. Apple, Do better. You can create cutting-edge technology, but can't find a way to make a more durable charging cable? It makes the company look like a complete joke. I'm sick and tired of it. DO BETTER.

    • Written by from Cincinnati
    Was this useful? Inferior product for a brand that boast "superior" quality.

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