Anker Lightning Cable For Iphone And Ipad
The USB cables that are used for charging the phones are probably the easily broken devices due to its extensive usage. Most often we have to replace the cables that came originally with the device. The common confusion, we face while looking to buy new cable is buying the right lightning cable that is compatible with the phone. One of the best cables in the market today is Anker’s PowerLine cables that are available for iPads, iPhones and iPods. Apart from being compatible one of the important features for a lightning cable is its sturdiness. The cables are built with Kevlar fiber and it has special collars that prevent the cables from getting frayed with regular use.
Additionally, the cable also comes at a great affordable price and the length of the cable is about 3.5 foot. The cable also has a great hardware build, customer support from the manufacturer and an 18-month warranty option. With regards to the hardware, the cable is made using hard plastic that holds the plug and the long cable is very flexible as well. Going by the manufacturer’s word, the cable is said to withstand 5000 plus bends in its usage. This number is hard to verify but still, it is a large number. The cable is specifically designed of the Kevlar fiber, which is used in making bullet-proof cases. Due to this factor, they are sturdier.
Another notable feature in the PowerLine cables is that, it fits snugly into the cases. The cables have also been tested with many iPads and iPhones for compatibility and it worked fine. It is also compatible with iOS versions 8 as well as 9. The manufacturer also replaces the cable in case of any complaints due to their great customer service. Although professional recommendations are not available, it has more than 1000 plus reviews on Amazon and is quite popular. Out of the one thousand reviews in Amazon, only 12 percent of them have rated the cable below five stars.
Apart from the lightning cables, Anker also manufactures USB car charging cables, iPhone battery case, USB battery kits, Bluetooth accessories such as keyboards and desk lamps, solar battery chargers etc. They are also highly recommended in Wirecutter and Sweethome guides. For people who charge their phones from their desks, the shorted lightning cables are the best option. When there are weight and space constraints, this 1-foot cable comes in very handy. Although the cable is short, in terms of performance and design it performs similar to that of the 3.5 foot longer cable. Anker also makes long cables that come in 6-foot and 10-foot length as well.
Some of the ways using which one can extend the life of the cables are:
Always pull out the cable from the port holding the cable connector
Ensure that the cable is looped loosely while not in use
Connect to the cable with the port and ensure that it is seated properly in the holder
The PowerLine connector comes with a strap that helps the cable to remain in shape while looping. The data transfer speed is also good with these cables. If you are looking for a new cable for your phone, then Anker PowerLine is the best option.