Does the lightning cable use USB 3 or USB 2?

  • Asked about:  Lightning to USB Cable (1 m)

79 Answers from the Community

  • USB 2 Standards. The limiting factor on speed with syncing is the iPhone's flash memory, not the cable.

  • Per the product 'overview', the lightning cable uses USB 2.0.

  • 2.0

  • Look at the description... USB 2.0

  • USB 2.0

  • The overview blurb seems to confirm "This USB 2.0 cable connects your iPhone or iPod with Lightning connector "

  • The description says this is a USB 2.0 cable.

  • Well it says right on the page that it's USB 2.0.

  • Says in the description...

    Overview
    This USB 2.0 cable connects your iPhone or iPod with Lightning connector to your computer's USB port for syncing and charging or to the Apple USB Power Adapter for convenient charging from a wall outlet.

  • USB 2.0 according to various news sources.

  • USB 2

  • I'm sure it's only USB2 since they didn't brag about it in the keynote.

  • USB 2 according to the specs.

  • The item description specifically says, "This USB 2.0 cable". As far as Apple has announced this has no USB 3 support.

  • "This USB 2.0 cable connects your iPhone or iPod with Lightning connector to your computer's USB port for syncing and charging or to the Apple USB Power Adapter for convenient charging from a wall outlet."

    Straight from the Apple website.

  • USB 2 (dont understand why...)

  • It says USB 2.0 in the description

  • USB 2.0

  • As stated in the description, it's 2.0.

  • USB 2.0