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If you somehow haven’t heard, Apple has a new iPhone. And it now utilizes a USB-C connector like most (but not all) of the brand’s other tech. Which is good, except now you need to get your cables updated. Apple offers a couple of solid but overpriced options as well as a rather pricey USB-C-to-Lightning adapter. If you want and trust those, great. But if you’re looking for something a little more wallet-friendly for your new iPhone 15, we offer a few cheaper cords below.
Why Apple’s New USB-C Cables Are So ExpensiveIt’s a combination of performance and a marketing trick
Some words of advice: Buy from a trusted retailer (or, preferably, from the brand itself), don’t just grab a no-name knockoff from the local gas station and get a dedicated wall charger if you’re going to be plugging in at public places (these cords are for both power and data, so avoid the sketchy USB-C ports at airports, cafes, etc.)
Note that prices will change a bit depending on the length of the cord, and some of these are available in multiple colors if the standard white isn’t doing it for you.
Anker 543 USB-C to USB-C Cable (Bio-Braided, 6 ft.)
Belkin BoostCharge USB-C to USB-C Cable (6.6 ft.)
AmazonBasics USB Type-C to USB Type-C 2.0 (6 ft.)
Nimble PowerKnit USB-C to USB-C Cable (6.6 ft.)
Monoprice Select Charge & Sync Type-C to Type-C Cable (6 ft.)
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