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Ensure your Apple device never reaches the dreaded 0% battery when you need it the most with a reliable lightning cable from OnBuy's extensive online selection. Available in a variety of lengths and suitable to be used in conjunction with AirPods, AirPods Pros, iPhones, iPads, and even the iPod touch, all of your favourite Apple tech can be easily synced and charged using a versatile lightning cable from our fantastic marketplace.Read more about Lightning Cables >
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About Lightning Cables
When it comes to picking the perfect lightning cable, it's not as simple as it might seem. Despite the relatively simple design, there still exists a host of different styles and lengths to choose from. Whether you require a short, 1-metre cable to connect your iPhone to your laptop as you work, or a more generous 3-metre iPad charger cable with a durable woven exterior to allow for greater freedom and durability as you stream movies on your iPad, our vast online range has all your Apple device charging requirements covered.
What are the various functions of lightning cables?
Suitable for a whole host of applications, a lightning cable is a must-have accessory if you're a fan of Apple technology. Whether you're always streaming high-quality movies on your Apple iPad, a dedicated iPhone user or you simply can't get enough of their incredible AirPods, you'll need a lightning cable to keep all of these devices from running out of charge. Ideal for more than just charging, these handy cables also allow you to easily sync your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch (as well as import your invaluable pics) to your Mac or PC. Other functions include the ability to charge a Siri Remote via the USB port on a Mac, PC or USB-C power adapter.
However, it's not just your main Apple devices that need topping up every once in a while, what about the fantastic array of Apple accessories? From brilliant techy additions like the Magic Mouse and the Magic Keyboard, to their Magic Trackpad, a lightning cable is just as useful for keeping these helpful extras full of juice. A final advantage of this USB to Apple device connecting cable is that it allows your iPhone or iPad to be used as a Personal Hotspot once connected, giving you more freedom to get online when you need it the most.
Do braided lightning cables last longer?
Unfortunately, normal wear and tear can cause lightning cables to fray and become less efficient, or even stop working completely over time. So, how can you overcome this issue to prevent yourself having to spend money on replacing your lightning cables? Well, braided lightning cables could be the solution! A good-quality nylon-braided cable boasts a flexible woven exterior that can stand up to general wear and tear thanks to it's crucial structural integrity. Especially useful for withstanding even harsh use, this style of lightning cable is ideal if you find yourself getting through numerous Apple lightning cables every year.
However, while there are plenty of lightning cables that'll happily charge your iPhone, there can be a huge discrepancy between the effectiveness and duration that it'll take to top up your battery if you opt for an uncertified lightning cable. By way of illustrating, opting for a certified cable can save you 300 hours of charging time in a year-long period which makes a considerable dent in your precious time. So, it's always a good idea to shop smart and look for a reliable lightning cable that can satisfy all your Apple charging requirements!