We can all agree that there’s nothing worse than a charging cable unexpectedly quitting on you. (Well, maybe not). Thankfully, there are lots of reliable options out in the market today — and we bet this roundup of cables for Lightning devices has options more innovative, durable and convenient than the ones lying around your house.
Check out some of our favorites and take advantage of early Black Friday access (no coupon code required) for savings that make these the perfect stocking stuffers.
10-foot Cloth MFi-Certified Lightning Cable — $14.99 (reg. $39)
Sure, having a longer cable can be convenient — but that usually means the cord gets easily tangled. Enjoy the best of both worlds with this 10-foot Cloth Lightning Cable, which gives you all the extra reach you dreamed of without the fuss. Thanks to the flexible cloth-fiber construction, this cord stays tangle-free whether you’re multitasking or just taking your charging phone from one room to the next. It’s also MFi-certified for iOS compatibility assurance.
USB-C to Lightning Cable — $14.99 (reg. $29)
Sometimes it’s about quality, not quantity — and this USB-C to Lightning Cable features a high-quality braided connector for syncing and charging Apple devices with USB-C enabled ones. If you’re planning to purchase the new iPhone 12 or already have, this is the perfect cable to use with a wall adapter or laptop. And thanks to the tough nylon exterior, you can rest assured that this cable is designed to last — it resists fraying and internal damage no matter how many times you plug and unplug your device.
6-foot Magnetic Fidget Cable (Glow/3-Pack) — $56.99 (reg. $72)
If you’re looking for something fun and functional, this 6-foot Magnetic Fidget Cable is your best bet. It features high-strength magnets to keep your cable exactly where you want it to be — no tangling, coiling or getting caught in things. Just pull out the amount of cable you need, and the unused portion will remain coiled up thanks to the magnetic technology. It also doubles as a glowing fidget toy!
Apple 2-meter Lightning to USB Cable – White (10 Pack) — $49.99 (reg. $109)
Apple fans need this essential 10-pack of Apple 2-meter (6 feet) Lightning to USB Cables. This USB 2.0 cable connects your iPhone, iPad or iPod with Lightning connector to your computer’s USB port for syncing and charging — or just use the Apple adapter for wall charging. And with 10 cables included in one pack, you’re guaranteed to have a few to spare for a while.
CharbyEdge Pro 6-in-1 Universal Cable — $24.99 (reg. $30)
If you’ve got lots of devices (and not a whole lot of time), look no further than this CharbyEdge Pro 6-in-1 Universal Cable. It’s the perfect road-trip accessory. With one Lightning cable, you can charge up to six devices, whether that’s your MacBook Pro/Air, iPhone, iPad, Android devices or even wireless earphones. It’s also 6.5 feet long (a comfortable distance from any outlet), and lab-tested to withstand 30,000-plus bends (i.e., it’s crazy-durable).
10-foot Nylon Braided USB-C Cable (3-Pack) — $21.99 (reg. $59)
This powerful 10-foot Nylon Braided USB-C Cable is perfect for any USB-C compatible device. Not only does it boast an impressive 10-foot length, it’s also made of extremely durable braided nylon. That means it’s resistant to kinking, tangling, extreme temperatures and even your pet chewing on it. It also easily withstands the typical pulling that will cause other cables to fray. And, with three cables included in this pack, you really get your money’s worth of charging capabilities.
Evri Magnetic Tip USB Cable for MacBook & USB-C Devices — $26.95 (reg. $34)
Perfect for anyone who loves gadgets, this Evri Magnetic Tip USB Cable for MacBook & USB-C devices is a superpowered cable that supports up to 100W charging power for USB-C powered MacBooks, notebooks, Nintendo Switch, smartphones and tablets. That means it can conveniently charge pretty much any device you have on hand, and deliver fast data transfer with up to 480mbps. And for the accident-prone, it features a breakaway magnetic tip — meaning if you tug your cord by mistake, it won’t send your MacBook flying.