Does the lightning cable use USB 3 or USB 2?

Lightning to USB Cable (1 m)

Lightning to USB Cable (1 m)

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79 Answers from the Community

  • It uses USB 2.0

  • Usb2

  • I had thought that the lightning was 3.0 but it's clearly 2.0!

  • it used USB 2.0 like the first few parts of the sentence that describe it say.

  • According to the specs from Apple, it will only support USB 2.0 speed. However you can use it with USB 3.0 port which is backward compatible with 2.0.

  • It uses USB 2.0

  • Looking at the "Overview" section above, it looks like USB 2.0.

  • USB 2.0, it says in the description.

  • The Lightning Cable uses USB 2.0 cable.

  • As it states in the description, "this USB 2.0 Cable...."

  • Description says USB 2.0 cable.

  • It uses USB 2.0

  • USB 2.0. It's in the description

  • In the product description it says 2.0.

  • USB 2.0

  • Overview says This is a USB 2.0 cable

  • The description of the cable itself answers this question. It is still just USB 2.

  • Based on the way they are branding it simply as USB, it is more than likely just a USB 2.0 connection and not a USB 3.0 cable.

  • USB 2.0 is said in the description.

  • The lightning cable uses USB 2.0.