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No one really thinks about all the stress we go through on our phone charging cords. Poor things twist in corners, twist and get stuck in pockets, and other unsightly stains that leave them frayed or broken. Here, we’ve rounded up 18 different Lightning cables designed to handle everyday stress.
JunoPower Kaebo Braided Ripstop Charging Cable (3-Pack)
Specially designed to last longer than traditional rubber cables, Kaebo designed their version with a heavy duty nylon fabric canvas and aluminum adapter heads. The 3.2ft cord (pictured above) is flexible enough to charge almost anywhere, and fits into most iPhone cases, including Lifeproof and Otterbox cases. It is available in six different colors: gold, orange, black, pink, silver and red.
Nylon Braided iPhone Lightning Cable
Aluminum and nylon are preferred materials when it comes to premium Lightning cables, and this option’s kevlar fiber core adds a bit more durability to make it a lasting addition to your arsenal. It fits all aftermarket housings and accessories and has a lifespan of over 12,000 bends.
Get a Nylon Braided iPhone Lightning Cable for $ 10 (reg. $ 15).
10ft MFi Certified Fabric Lightning Cable
Ten feet of cable is an absolute boon for anyone who wants to run their charger behind a desk or in hard-to-reach corners, but the extra length could lead to a tangled mess. Fortunately, this particular cable comes with a tangle resistant fabric fiber, which is very flexible while avoiding the type of kinks that can reduce the service life.
Crave 4ft Lightning to USB Cable
Anti-tangle nylon keeps this cable from succumbing to daily wear and tear, and its four-foot length puts it just in that perfect spot where it’s long enough to be useful in many scenarios, but also short enough not to be heavy. Moreover, it was developed using an intense bend test standard of over 5000.
Get a Crave 4ft Lightning to USB Cable for $ 15 (reg. $ 19).
Chargeworx NYLOTuff 6ft MFi Lightning Cable (2-Pack)
With a one-year warranty and six feet of flexible yet durable braided cable, this NYLOTuff option promises to be both tangle and scratch resistant.
PLUG CURVES: Zinc Alloy Stainless Steel Cable
With its stainless steel exterior and durable zinc alloy heads, you won’t have to worry about this cable fraying, bending or breaking no matter what you do.
CharbyEdge Pro 6 in 1 Universal Cable
There is nothing more irritating than carrying different charging cables for different standards, but the CharbyEdge Pro solves that. It can charge Apple, USB-C, and Android devices with both USB-A and USB-C ports. The adapters are detachable so you can transform your feeding capabilities on a whim, and the 6.5 foot wire is lab tested to withstand 30,000 turns.
Get a CharbyEdge Pro 6 in 1 Universal Cable for $ 25 (reg. $ 30).
3ft Fidget Magnetic Cable (Black / Pack of 3)
A collection of high strength magnets make this cable virtually impossible to tangle. Pull out the amount of thread you need, and the rest will easily stay wrapped in a tight loop. Not only is it convenient, but it also preserves the life of your cord by preventing tangles and knots.
6ft Fidget Magnetic Cable (Glow / pack of 3)
If three feet of anti-tangle cable isn’t enough, here’s a six foot version for a little more. Another plus: This one glows in the dark, which means you can show off how unraveled it is to all your friends with the lights off.
MFi Logiix Sync & Charge Anti-Stress Lightning Cable
Rather than relying on rigid defense materials, the LOGiiX cable’s anti-stress design can bend and twist naturally while absorbing stress and protecting internal electronics. And at nearly four feet long, this cord is adaptable to most home or mobile office environments.
Piston Connect XL 90: 10ft MFi Lightning Cable
With 10 feet in length and a 90 degree connector, this cable offers great freedom and functionality. Add its durable nylon braid and you are looking for one of the most versatile options on the market.
Micro / Type-C / Lightning 3-in-1 LED Light Charger Cable
This cable does it all: it charges micro-USB, USB-C and iOS devices. It uses 2.4A charging speed to outperform most other devices and it even shines! Choose from four different colors: blue, red, green or multicolored.
Aduro Fidget Self-Winding MFi Lightning Cable
This cable brilliantly solves wear problems by winding itself. The three-foot cord is wrapped in an alternating pattern of flexible silicone sleeves and magnetic rings that allow it to naturally collapse into an organized loop rather than turning into a rat’s nest.
6ft Naztech Hybrid 3-in-1 Charge and Sync Cable
Naztech’s hybrid charger is capable of overcharging the big three (USB-C, lighting and micro-USB). It is made from high purity copper wire for faster charging while being ten times stronger than regular Lightning cables.
Naztech Extra Long USB to MFi Lightning Cable 12ft
This 12-foot-long charging cable is ideal for running around a bed, under a desk, or under a sofa. It also offers high speed charging and long lasting pull relief.
6ft Naztech USB to Lightning Cable
This is a reliable and simple charging cable with six feet in length, reinforced stress points, and thick wiring for the protection of internal electronics. What’s more, it is made from high purity copper wire for fast data transfer.
Get a 6ft Naztech USB to Lightning Cable for $ 16 (reg. $ 19).
Naztech Fast Charging 4ft Braided Lightning to USB-C Cable
High-speed USB-C PD chargers like this can take an iPhone from 0% to 50% in just 30 minutes – an incredible feat when it comes to supplementing your device before going out. With a lifetime warranty and tangle-free braided nylon construction, you really can’t get better than this.
4ft Metal Naztech Elite Series Lightning Cable
These twist springs don’t just protect your cable – they also look pretty cool thanks to their eye-catching weaves of metal, plastic, and metal jacket. Claiming to be 20 times stronger than a standard cable and sporting four feet in length, it’s a cable every iPhone user would likely be happy to have in their drawer.
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