Many customers prefer to buy cheap because they think cables are used for charge only, hence many people prefer to use copied lightning connectors, but the damage is actually much more than what you think.
Copied Lightning cables aren't manufactured with the same standard with Apple MFi certified cables, so they are much easier to work in wrong position and even worse to make your IOS Apple facilities defective. Worst situation is your Apple device be hijacked by hackers because you use non-MFi certified lightning cables.
Released by Apple Inc, you may find out the following problems if you are using a copied Lightning cable:
- The USB and Lightning Connector fall or break off easier, or get hot when charge or sync
- Window Pop-up " this device doesn't support your iphone/ipod/imac" etc. and then the cable work neither charging or data transmitting
- Your IOS device will have damage, mostly for your battery part
Definition and Importance of MFi
Apple launched their Made for iPod, iPhone, iMac(MFI) certification program in year 2005 to make sure that all accessories and chargers would work correctly with the original dock connectors. This program has lasted for many years and now it's a common standard to make sure all lightning cables be made according to the exact same level as Apple's original lightning cables, no any cutting corners or poor quality hardware are allowed.
MFI means Made for Iphone/Ipad/Ipod, and only MFI certified Lightning cables, which will ensure your IOS devices work properly, other cables may cause defect on your expensive devices.
How to Purchase a MFi Certified Lightning Cable
MFi certified lightning cable will have a color box outside or a tag attach on each cable,
since Goowell a MFi certified lightning cable manufacturer, you could check from this list for the one we produced and get result here: https://mfi.apple.com/MFiWeb/getFAQNDA.action
Furthermore, Apple Inc. MFi certified Lightning cables must be have small texts printed on the cable that as below shown:
Designed by Apple in California(design origin) Assembled in xxx( manufacture country origin) xxxxxxxxxxxx (serial number for 12 or 13 digits)
If above information don't appear on the cable or outer packaging, then most probably it's a high copied cable.
If you still have doubts about the Apple MFi certified Lightning Cables, please check with us for more details. Please chat with me for live chat or send email to : email@example.com for more information.
As a MFi certified lightning cable manufacturer, we will continuously produce best quality Apple Lightning cables for all valuable customers.