AmazonBasics Anti-Fraying Lightning Cable, 10-Pack

Last updated: December 6, 2021


This 6-foot cable has a nylon protective cloth covering, allowing the designers to make the design tighter than average beneath it. The cable is compatible with iPhones version 5 and greater, iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad Mini, iPod Touch, iPod Nano 7th generation and Beats Pill+. It's built with high-quality copper wires to keep the signal quality strong while still maintaining a slimmer-than-average cable thickness.

We looked at the top Lightning Cables and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Lightning Cable you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: This cable includes a layer of fiber cloth to provide extra protection for the wiring beneath.

In our analysis of 6 expert reviews, the AmazonBasics Anti-Fraying Lightning Cable, 10-Pack placed 5th when we looked at the top 7 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Apple MFi certified charging and syncing cable for your Apple devices. Connects to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod with Lightning Connector and charges/syncs by connecting the USB connector into your wall charger or computer; small connector head fits most cases. High-quality copper wires promote maximum signal quality and strength. Durable nylon fiber cloth for protection, strength, and flexibility. An additional layer of protection has been added to the Lightning and USB ends to improve durability and reduce fraying; Cables have been tested to bend 95-degrees 4,000 times.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

Durable nylon fiber cloth for protection, flexibility and is tested to bend 95 degrees at least 4000 times.
Nylon covering kept its design fairly tight around the cord on the inside. They are apple certified.
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It has a slimmer body than some of the other cables which makes it compact and easy to handle. It comes in multiple lengths.

What reviewers didn't like

The only knock against Amazon Basics was that the reinforcement warped after my office chair wheel rolled over it.
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Does not charge as fast as some of the other cables. It comes with the shortest warranty ( 1 year)
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