Does the lightning cable use USB 3 or USB 2?

  • Asked by Matthew S from Minneapolis
  • 09 13, 12
Lightning to USB Cable (1 m)

Lightning to USB Cable (1 m)

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79 Answers from the Community

  • Best Answer:

    The overview says it's USB 2.0 :)

    • Answered by Travis W from Portland
    • 09 14, 12
  • USB 2

    • Answered by Nicholas D from San Diego
    • 09 14, 12
  • USB 2

    • Answered by Mario Joao S
    • 09 14, 12
  • It's still USB 2.0 unfortunately.

    • Answered by Anthony A from Miami
    • 09 14, 12
  • It is USB 2.0

    • Answered by Josh M from Brier
    • 09 14, 12
  • USB 2.0.

    • Answered by Callum C from Taringa
    • 09 14, 12
  • USB 2.0

    • Answered by Shawna H from Leander
    • 09 14, 12
  • USB2

    • Answered by Kabeer V from Thames Ditton
    • 09 14, 12
  • The answer to your question is in the overview summary.

    Overview
    This USB 2.0 cable connects your iPhone 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 power point.

    • Answered by Ray C
    • 09 13, 12
  • USB 2.0

    • Answered by Gianni F from Manassas
    • 09 14, 12
  • "This USB 2.0 cable connects your iPhone 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."

    • Answered by Zsolt V from Budapest
    • 09 14, 12
  • It says what it is in the first few words of the description: "This USB 2.0 cable connects [...]"

    • Answered by Michael H from Eugene
    • 09 14, 12
  • It clearly states in the description this is a USB 2.0 product

    • Answered by Shaun T from Kingman
    • 09 14, 12
  • The overview says it's USB 2.0.

    • Answered by Michael P from Fremont
    • 09 14, 12
  • It is a USB 2.0 cable.

    • Answered by Laurens L from Honolulu
    • 09 14, 12
  • This USB 2.0 cable connects your iPhone 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.

    • Answered by Travis O from Pflugerville
    • 09 14, 12
  • The cable is stated to be USB 2.0, BUT it will work in a USB 3.0 port. Phone charges and will synch as normal. I have personally noticed a difference in synching speed from a USB 2.0 to 3.0 port. Though user experience will vary.

    • Answered by Tim M from Amherst
    • 10 7, 12
  • USB 2 only.

    • Answered by Wayland K from Clarksburg
    • 09 14, 12
  • its usb 2. You can check on system info -> USB -> USB Tree and there's the iphone with a speed of 480. :/

    • Answered by Miguel S from Concepcion
    • 11 21, 14
  • it used USB 2.0 like the first few parts of the sentence that describe it say.

    • Answered by Christopher W from Anchorage
    • 09 14, 12