Does the lightning cable use USB 3 or USB 2?

  • Asked by Matthew S from Minneapolis
  • Sep 13, 2012
Lightning to USB Cable (1 m)

Lightning to USB Cable (1 m)

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78 Answers from the Community

  • Best Answer:

    The overview says it's USB 2.0 :)

    • Answered by Travis W from Portland
    • Sep 14, 2012
  • USB 2

    • Answered by Nicholas D from San Diego
    • Sep 14, 2012
  • USB 2

    • Answered by Mario Joao S
    • Sep 14, 2012
  • It's still USB 2.0 unfortunately.

    • Answered by Anthony A from Miami
    • Sep 14, 2012
  • It is USB 2.0

    • Answered by Josh M from Brier
    • Sep 14, 2012
  • USB 2.0.

    • Answered by Callum C from Taringa
    • Sep 14, 2012
  • USB 2.0

    • Answered by Shawna H from Leander
    • Sep 14, 2012
  • USB2

    • Answered by Kabeer V from Thames Ditton
    • Sep 14, 2012
  • It clearly states in the description this is a USB 2.0 product

    • Answered by Shaun T from Kingman
    • Sep 14, 2012
  • USB 2.0

    • Answered by Gianni F from Manassas
    • Sep 14, 2012
  • "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
    • Sep 14, 2012
  • 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
    • Sep 14, 2012
  • 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
    • Sep 13, 2012
  • It is a USB 2.0 cable.

    • Answered by Laurens L from Honolulu
    • Sep 14, 2012
  • The overview says it's USB 2.0.

    • Answered by Michael P from Fremont
    • Sep 14, 2012
  • 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
    • Sep 14, 2012
  • 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
    • Oct 7, 2012
  • it used USB 2.0 like the first few parts of the sentence that describe it say.

    • Answered by Christopher W from Anchorage
    • Sep 14, 2012
  • USB 2 only.

    • Answered by Wayland K from Clarksburg
    • Sep 14, 2012
  • Looking at the "Overview" section above, it looks like USB 2.0.

    • Answered by Kristoffor B from Prince George
    • Sep 14, 2012