Anker launches USB-C to Lightning Cable, undercutting Apple

Anker launches USB-C to Lightning Cable, undercutting Apple

Anker launches USB-C to Lightning Cable, undercutting Apple

Why it matters: Trusted third-party accessory maker Anker is gearing up to launch its first MFi-certified USB-C to Lightning cable for Apple iPhones, iPads and iPods. Anker uses Quick Charge technology alongside its proprietary Power IQ in its battery packs and wall adapters to make sure your devices get charged as fast as possible without the risk of damaging them.

As pointed out by The Verge, the three-foot-long white USB-C to Lightning from Anker is not only $3 cheaper than Apple's offering at $15.99 United States dollars, but also comes with a lifetime warranty.

Anker's cable carries a 12,000 bend lifespan - up to 12x more than other cables, Anker says - and a lifetime warranty. Shipping in the USA will start on February 20th, 2019.

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The cable comes with a come with a lifetime warranty.

Even cheaper USB-C to Lightning cables are most likely right around the corner, as more companies will join Belkin and Anker, ramping up competition in a seemingly small but important space.

Head over to Anker's official site to pre-order your USB-C to Lightning Cable for your iDevice now. Griffin has also announced plans for a USB-C to Lightning cable, but the shortest standard cable will cost $20 and won't ship until April or May. But it's the number one reason "iFans" have been eagerly expecting Apple to open the door to third-party MFi-certified accessories like this for so long.

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