The Best Lightning Cable for iPhone and iPad
Updated Dec 12, 2022
Most devices made by Apple—from iPhones to Magic Trackpads—need a Lightning cable in order to charge. But Apple’s cables are notoriously flimsy, and they cost more than many third-party cables—even those that Apple has certified will perform just as well as its own accessories. If you’re unhappy with the cable that came with your Apple device, or you just want a backup, we’ve tested dozens of Lightning cables to find the best options for a variety of needs.