What is Apple MFI Certified Lightning Cable?

In this blog, you will get the answer for what is Lightning Connector, Apple Certification, MFI Lightning Cable, How to verify the cable is Apple certified or not and from where to purchase MFI Cable.

What is Lightning Cable or Connector?

The Lightning Connector was presented on 12th September 2012, like an enhanced version of a 30-pin connector or 30 pin dock connector.

The lightning connector is a small size connector that is only compatible with Apple devices like iPhone, iPad, and iPod that enables you to charge your device from charging block using a charging adapter or wall charger. You can sync your data with computers or laptops using Lighting Cable.

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The Lightning Cable has a lightning connector on one end and a standard USB type A connector on the second end.

The Lightning Connector reduces the effort to plug in the connector to the charging port of your device correctly as it has a fully reversible design, which means it doesn't make a difference in what direction the connector is connecting when you plug it into the charging port of your device.

How do you use a Lightning Cable?

The Lightning Cable is essentially used to charge your iPhone, iPad, and iPad. Check your device compatibility before the purchase.

You just have to plug in the lightning connector to the device charging port and plug-in USB connector to the power outlet. You can also charge your device by plugging it into the USB port of the laptop or personal computer.

The charging speed of a laptop or computer USB port charge varies and depends on the output of the USB port of laptop or PC.

For example, it will charge fast, if it connects to the USB 3.0 connector of the laptop or PC and it will charge slow, it connects to the USB 2.0 or lower connector of the source as the USB port on older PC or laptop may not supply enough power to charge your device.

You can do more than just charge your device with the lightning cable. You can also synchronize your data in the digital form.

MFi Lightning Cable

You can upload or download images, videos, audio, etc to your laptop or PC. iTunes application allows you to sync your digital data easily from your personal computer.

What is Apple Certification?

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To get our product Apple Certified and before we could go into production, we have submitted out product and production plan, designs and retail packaging to Apple for approval.

Once we got the approval without any pending correction, we were ready to begin the production of the Apple-approved Lightning Cables.


What is MFI Lightning Cable?

MFI stands for Made for iPod or Made for iPhone or Made for iPad.  MFi Program is a licensing program for developers of software and hardware gadgets that work with Apple iPod, Apple iPad, and Apple iPhone.

As per given the definition, MFI Lightning Cable means the cable has a lightning connector and developed to work with iPod, iPhone or iPad.

How to identify counterfeit or uncertified lightning cable or How to verify the cable is Apple certified or not?

All things considered, the good news is you can identify counterfeit or uncertified lightning cables easily.

Apple provides you the feature to check MFi Licensed Accessories online from the URL: https://mfi.apple.com/MFiWeb/getAPS

You can check online with the model, brand name or UPC/EAN.

MFi Licensed Accessories

As mentioned in the image, our brand name iSOUL is listed with Charge & Sync Cable accessory name in Cables, Chargers & Docks accessory category.

You can also search our brand name iSOUL for MFi Licensed Accessories Online.

From where to purchase The Best Lightning Cables?

As we are the genuine Apple Certified MFi Cable manufacturer, you can get our iSOUL brand lightning cables from Amazon and our online store. Our quality products at available at wholesale and retail.

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You can check the iSOUL MFi lightning cable review before purchase.

Our MFi Cables are made of nylon braided sturdy material, which enables you to sync the data and charge your devices at the maximum speed.

iSOUL MFi lightning cable list

  1. MFi lightning cable 15cm
  • Model: 16CLG-PVN
  • UPC/EAN: 5055843407092
  1. MFi lightning cable 1m
  • Model: 1MLG-PVN
  • UPC/EAN: 5055843407108
  1. MFi lightning cable 2m
  • Model: 2MLG-PVN
  • UPC/EAN: 5055843407115

MFI Lightning Cable compatibility with iPhone models:

  • iPhone 5
  • iPhone 5C
  • iPhone 5S
  • iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone 11
  • iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max

MFI Lightning Cable compatibility with iPod models:

  • iPod Nano (7th generation)
  • iPod Touch (5th generation)
  • iPod Touch (6th generation)
  • iPod Touch (7th generation)

MFI Lightning Cable compatibility with iPad models:

  • iPad (4th generation)
  • iPad Air
  • iPad Air 2
  • iPad Air (3rd generation)
  • iPad (5th generation)
  • iPad (6th generation)
  • iPad (7th generation)
  • iPad Mini (1st generation)
  • iPad Mini 2
  • iPad Mini 3
  • iPad Mini 4
  • iPad Mini (5th generation)
  • iPad Pro (9.7 inches, 10.5 inches, and 12.9 inches models, except iPad Pro third-generation models, which use USB-C Type)

MFI Lightning Cable compatibility with most popular accessories:

  • Apple Pencil (1st Generation)
  • Magic Keyboard
  • Magic Mouse 2 and Magic Trackpad 2
  • Siri Remote for Apple TV (4th & 5th generation)
  • AirPods Charging Case
  • EarPods with Lightning connector
  • BeatsX Earphones
  • Powerbeats Pro Earphones
  • Beats Pill+ Speaker
  • iPhone Lightning Dock
  • Beats Solo Pro Headphones

Cable compatibility is increasing day by day with new gadgets and accessories.

iSOUL lightning cables are available in 1m, 2m, and 3m sizes.