There are over 63 million iPhone users in the United States, and all of them have one problem in common: Apple’s proprietary Lightning charging cable (standard on all Apple devices since late 2012) is incompatible with virtually all other USB-powered devices.
For most iPhone users, this means maintaining a collection of both Lightning and industry-standard Micro-USB cables to remain full citizens of our wired world.
Devices that use Apple Lightning Cables
- Apple iPhone
- Apple iPad
Devices that use Micro-USB Cables
- Virtually all Android smartphones
- Virtually all Android tablets
- E-readers: Kindle(s) Fire, Paperwhite, Voyage, and Oasis, Kobo
- USB Power banks
- Most Bluetooth headphones
- Many smartwatches
- Portable hard drives
- Aftermarket GPS Systems (Garmin, TomTom, Magellan)
- Wireless gaming controllers (Xbox One, PS4)
- Literally millions of other small portable devices with rechargeable lithium batteries
One Cable for Multiple Devices
Enter an elegant and affordable solution to this most annoying of dilemmas: the hybrid Lightning / Micro-USB cable from GE.
As a Lightning cable, you’ll have peace of mind knowing that
A must-have accessory for every iPhone owner’s car,
Available now in multiple lengths at Walmart, Home Depot, Amazon.com.