Does the lightning cable use USB 3 or USB 2?

Lightning to USB Cable (1 m)

Lightning to USB Cable (1 m)

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  • Best Answer:

    The overview says it's USB 2.0 :)

  • USB 2

  • USB 2

  • It's still USB 2.0 unfortunately.

  • It is USB 2.0

  • USB 2.0.

  • USB 2.0

  • USB2

  • 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.

  • "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."

  • USB 2.0

  • It says what it is in the first few words of the description: "This USB 2.0 cable connects [...]"

  • It clearly states in the description this is a USB 2.0 product

  • The overview says it's USB 2.0.

  • It is a USB 2.0 cable.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • USB 2 only.

  • its usb 2. You can check on system info -> USB -> USB Tree and there's the iphone with a speed of 480. :/

  • it used USB 2.0 like the first few parts of the sentence that describe it say.