1. Alli's Avatar
    Mine are still working fine. They may be like so many other cheapies from China - they are the OEM merchandise, but they did not pass QC for some reason. Some don't pass for minor reasons, but are still good.
    01-28-2013 07:20 PM
  2. phreddyl's Avatar
    Mine are still working fine. They may be like so many other cheapies from China - they are the OEM merchandise, but they did not pass QC for some reason. Some don't pass for minor reasons, but are still good.
    Yeah I'm sure. With the lifeproof case it has to be exactly the right dimensions or it won't fit. So I am stuck with apple ones.
    01-28-2013 08:08 PM
  3. LazyStarGazer's Avatar
    3 weeks later, still working fine.
    01-29-2013 09:08 PM
  4. Rodville's Avatar
    Well I tried updating to 6.1 with the remaining working cable. It kept erroring out. I had to use the Apple cable. It charges and syncs ok but as soon as I can I am going to invest in another Apple cable and ditch the fakes.
    01-29-2013 09:14 PM
  5. Christian Auldridge's Avatar
    Bro they do ive got one and they for some reason charge faster! I am an apple expert (lol i many ways anyway) and while theyre cheaper made theres nothing wrong with them. Don tlet apple fool you with the authenitification chip tahts nonsense electrical charge goes in device, device charges. I have tooken the cables apart and theyre identical internally.
    02-06-2013 05:05 PM
  6. Natashadj's Avatar
    no do not get it at all! I got it a few days ago and it only lasted 5 days & it glitches a lot. Worst product ever. don't waste your money it.
    03-26-2013 06:34 AM
  7. Rodville's Avatar
    Just an update. The last cable decided it won't even charge anymore.
    03-26-2013 08:28 AM
  8. ridiculocity's Avatar
    I've ordered about 8 of them 3 are still going strong no probs but tue rest died pretty quick. It like a lucky dip.
    03-26-2013 08:38 AM
  9. Alli's Avatar
    Still using all the ones I bought. At this point I couldn't even tell you which were my original OEM's, and which are the cheap replacements.
    03-26-2013 06:15 PM
  10. LazyStarGazer's Avatar
    Yep.

    I'm throwing the dice, and hoping I like the numbers.


    Mine came in today.
    So far, that's $5.39 well spent.

    If it craps out in a week or two, I'll admit defeat and pay Apple their kilo of flesh.

    Why a kilo?
    Because one kilogram is roughly 2.2 lbs.
    I think that more accurately reflects Apples robust profit margins.


    3 weeks later, still working fine.
    ...And 3 months later, the cable died.

    So, off I went to Best Buy on my lunch to pick up some official Apple synch n charge cables, lol.
    04-11-2013 09:37 PM
  11. Rodville's Avatar
    Having both amazon cables die on me I happen to see that the pet shop my wife goes to finally started carrying lightning cables to go with the micro USB and the 30-pin iPhone cords. I picked one up last week for $3.95 (it comes in several colors) I have been using it for a week and so far so good. It seems to be built better than the amazon ones so here's hoping.


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    04-11-2013 10:05 PM
  12. Grabber5.0's Avatar
    I'll have to check for sure to see when I bought it, but I have an Amazon Basics lightning cable I've been using for what seems like a couple months. It's only a little cheaper than the Apple cables at around $15, but the business part of the tip looks exactly like the Apple cable. I've been impressed with other Amazon Basics cables, so I felt it was worth a shot even if it only saved five bucks.
    04-11-2013 10:29 PM
  13. sprocket2107's Avatar
    About 3 weeks ago I purchased one of Griffins 9 foot cables. I have to say, I am indeed impressed with it. For 10 bucks more than the OEM ones from Apple, this thing is a monster. It's thicker than the OEM one which isn't bad at all, it makes it feel more durable. The ends of each aren't much bigger bigger than Apples either. I can fit the cable in my iPad which has an OtterBox Defender and in my mothers iPhone which also has an OtterBox defender. I definitely believe these are worth the money. Just my 2 cents.
    04-12-2013 12:08 AM
  14. xkon's Avatar
    I ordered 8 and 2 are still going. Apple ones are starting to twist by the connector as well.
    04-12-2013 01:08 AM
  15. shanghaichica's Avatar
    I got one a few months ago. I've only used it a few times but it still works. I'm keeping it as a spare in case my 2 official cables crap out on me.
    04-12-2013 01:37 AM
  16. androidluvr2's Avatar
    Why do these cables stop working? I have never had that happen.
    04-12-2013 07:43 AM
  17. ritesh's Avatar
    I bought mine from here: Buy Lightning to USB cable for iPhone 5 and iPad 4th Generation @Rs 199 is Lowest Online Price In India ( in India) on 8 April and have been using it for 2 full charges on 2 phones every day, purposely, just to see how fast it fails. Still working fine.
    Cost me about USD 4.
    05-02-2013 07:19 AM
  18. John Yester's Avatar
    I had two that do not work.. Going to get them exchanged.
    05-02-2013 09:39 AM
  19. Jameel Mohamed's Avatar
    The generic works.. i bought one in new york out of desperation because i did not have the original with me while there. It charges and syncs fine however after constant usage and repeated removal from my PC the USB part of the cable has now become frayed and is no longer syncing with itunes or but still charges the iphone.. computer wont recognize the device.I would not recommend buy a generic... not worth it. Go for geniune OEM creation cable.
    05-17-2013 09:19 PM
  20. GulfCoastToad's Avatar
    Amazon basics is working fine for me
    05-20-2013 12:23 AM
  21. ritesh's Avatar
    The generic unbranded cable I had, stopped working during my vacation. Fortunately, I also carried the original cable. Won't buy a unbranded cable again.
    06-17-2013 04:32 AM
  22. Kate Sinclair's Avatar
    Well i bought 3 from this guy so far its ok! After 3 weeks first one died. Still have 2 others but im very gentle with them..... They are really cheap and i guess u get what u paid for. $2.88



    <a href="http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?icep_ff3=2&pub=5575017822&toolid=10001&campid=53 37366476&customid&icep_item=300871094751&ipn=psmai n&icep_vectorid=229466&kwid=902099&mtid=824&kw=lg" >Ebay cable</a>
    06-24-2013 11:14 PM
  23. Dryland's Avatar
    I just purchased 3 of these. Working good for the past 3weeks.

    http://www.miniinthebox.com/lightnin...h_p564575.html
    06-25-2013 01:03 AM
  24. jerome g's Avatar
    Just order 2 from Yugster.com for $5 free shipping
    Says they charge and sync, will let you know how it works out
    06-26-2013 06:51 PM
  25. jerome g's Avatar
    OK, so I've been using this Yugster cables for a little while now and the both charge and sync fine.
    This is my short term update. Will let you know how it goes from here.
    07-09-2013 09:49 PM
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