Best USB-C cables for iPhone 15

Apple sent the Lightning connector to its permanent resting place by adding USB-C to the iPhone 15 lineup. It's important to know that not all the Type-C connectors on the iPhone 15 series are the same.

When looking for the best USB-C cables for the iPhone 15, bear in mind that the basic and Plus models have USB 2.0 while the Pro and Pro Max models have USB 3.2 Gen 2. Based on your variant, pick the optimal Type-C cable for charging and data transferring. We've gathered all the right options in this roundup.

Make the best of your iPhone 15's USB-C port with these cables

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Which USB-C cable is the best one for your iPhone 15?

Depending on your iPhone 15 version, either a USB 2.0 or USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C cable is ideal for all your needs. The base and Plus models support USB 2.0, so there's no point in getting a newer cable for other models, although you could get something better to use with other devices as well. This USB specification limits data transfer speeds to an upper limit of 480Mbps on the two lower-specced iPhone 15 versions.

Overall, the UGREEN USB-C to USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 Cable is the best USB-C cable for any iPhone. Whether you've got a Pro or Pro Max model, this USB 3.2 Gen 2 cable delivers the fastest 10Gbps data transfer speeds as well as the highest wired charging speeds for your iPhone 15. Since it's rated for 140W, you can use it to top up your MacBook as well.

Namerah Saud Fatmi
Editor — Accessories, speakers, and tablets

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