Differences of Lightning Connector- Apphone Lightning cable wholesale

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Buy wholesale iPhone lightning cables.Regarding the mfi cable,we can see that there are many kind of lightning connector,such as C48/C89/C91/C94/C100/C101,you may get confuse what difference are they? Differences of Lightning Connector-Apphone Lightning cable wholesale

C48 Lightning Connector

C48 lightning connector is used on USB to Lightning Cable,it is old version lightning connector,apple stop to supply C48 connector since March 2019.The C48 lightning connector in the market is all the old stock,but it doesn’t matter about the function,it still works on the latest iPhone 12 or iPad.No matter how apple updates the IOS,the C48 lightning connector still works as long as it is original. The interface used by the early Apple charging data cable was (USB-A TO Lightning) to realize the charging data transmission function. The current era is constantly changing, and consumer demand is also constantly improving. The early UAB-A port can no longer satisfy consumers. The USB-A port is composed of 4 pins, and the function expansion will be limited. Therefore, Apple now uses USB-C to replace the earlier USB-A. The USB-C port is composed of 24 pins, which can be realized ( Positive and negative blind insertion, PD fast charging, efficient data transmission).

C89 Lightning Connector

C89 lightning connector is used on the USB to lightning cable which used instead of the old C48 lightning connector.The function of the C48 lightning connector is the same as the C89 lightning connector,but the C89 connector is designed with high-level confidentiality of information.The below picture shows the difference between the C48 lightning connector and the C89 lightning connector.

C94 Lightning Connector and C91 Lightning Connector

C94 lightning connector is used on USB C to Lightning cable which supports 18W or higher PD fast Charging.The C94 lightning connector looks the same as the C89 lightning connector,and their price also the same.C91 lightning connector is the same as C94 lightning connector,but C91 lightning connector was used on Apple original cable,C94 lightning connector is used on third parties of mfi manufacturer,however,now latest USB C to lightning cable from Apple also use C94 lightning connector.

C100 Lightning Connector

C100 lightning connector is use on Earpods with Lightning Connector.The production process of MFI certified cable is also different from normal cable,Both sides of the lightning connector must be encapsulated to protect it from liquid ingress and damage,then shield laser welding.

Apphone Fast Charging&Data Transfer:Highly pure and thicker copper wires ensure faster and more stable charging,which has a positive effect on the battery life of the mobile iPhone.

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Picture this: You’re sitting at your desk, engrossed in a project, and suddenly you trip over your laptop’s charging cable. In an instant, your laptop dropped to the floor, giving you a sinking feeling in your stomach. This unfortunate situation was all too common for MacBook users, until Apple introduced a revolutionary solution – MagSafe cable.

MagSafe 2 and MagSafe 3.

MagSafe 1 charger debuted on the 2006 MacBook Pro with its magnetic attachment and easy detachment. The first ‌MagSafe‌ port has a square design with five holes that connects to the included port using a magnetic connection. The idea is that if the connector is pulled, it will detach quickly and smoothly without damaging the ‌MagSafe‌ connector or ripping the MacBook Pro off the table or desk. Since its release, it has been an instant hit with MacBook users.

MagSafe 1 cable


Initially, Apple used a T-shaped design that pulled the wires directly out of the machine, and MagSafe charging port later transitioned to an L-shaped design that placed the wires on the side of the computer. The T-shaped design was used from 2006 to 2009, while the L-shaped design was used from 2010 to 2012.

However, as technology advanced and laptops became thinner and lighter, Apple faced a challenge – how to adapt the sleek design of new devices while maintaining the convenience and security of MagSafe. About a decade later, USB-C gradually replaced Apple’s MagSafe. USB-C cables certainly have their advantages, but MacBook Pro owners have never forgotten about MagSafe.

MagSafe 2 cable

Miniaturization led Apple to launch MagSafe 2 in 2012. MagSafe 2 uses a thinner T-shaped connector, allowing Apple to create a slimmer MacBook. The new design fit the thinner Mac computers Apple released that year. While some users prefer the smaller form factor, the Apple ‌MagSafe‌2 connector is not compatible with the original ‌MagSafe‌ connector and requires an adapter.

Apple brought back the T-shaped design with the ‌MagSafe‌2 cable and stuck with it throughout the Apple ‌MagSafe‌’s lifecycle.

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