Apple Releases USB-C to Lightning Adapter for iPhone 15 and Shorter Thunderbolt 4 Pro Cable

Following the iPhone 15 event today, Apple has released a few related accessories, including a USB-C to Lightning adapter and a one-meter Thunderbolt 4 Pro cable.

USB C Lightning Adapter
Priced at $29, the USB-C to Lightning Adapter allows for Lightning accessories to be connected to the new iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro, and iPhone 15 Pro Max models with USB-C ports for charging, data transfer, and audio connectivity. Apple says the adapter has a braided cable for added durability. It is also compatible with USB-C iPads.

Apple's previously-existing Thunderbolt 4 Pro cable is now available in a shorter one-meter size for $69. The cable has a black braided design and can be used to connect an iPhone 15 Pro model to a Mac for data transfer, with the new Pro and Pro Max models supporting USB 3.2 Gen 2 data transfer speeds up to 10 Gbps, according to Apple.

As we previously reported, Apple has also released second-generation AirPods Pro with a USB-C charging case and EarPods with a USB-C connector.

Top Rated Comments

lesnouu Avatar
8 months ago
this is just ridiculous. 30$ for a dongle when you can buy a 3$ usb c cable anywhere
Score: 18 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mrat93 Avatar
8 months ago
Today, Apple redefined the word “courage”.
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
macduke Avatar
8 months ago
$29 holy **** I bet they love the EU right now

You can just buy a whole ass new cable for $10 from Anker. I love their braided cables, I've bought a bunch of these in USB-C and Lightning recently for my new car that has six USB-C ports:
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
newtestleper Avatar
8 months ago

this is just ridiculous. 30$ for a dongle when you can buy a 3$ usb c cable anywhere
I looked for one while I was at the doctor’s, but I couldn’t find one.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheYayAreaLiving ?️ Avatar
8 months ago
The future is here.

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Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
antiprotest Avatar
8 months ago
Well, yes, of course this could be $0.25, but Apple is committed to protecting the environment, and charging $30 would ensure that you only buy as many as you need.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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