Apple MFi certified 8pin lightning cable uses the original connector design from Apple Slim lightning connector that allows it to be used with devices without removing the case. Use the optimum length 6.5" lightning to USB cable to charge and sync your iPhone, iPod, or iPad to your Mac or Windows PC. Works with iPhone 5, iPad mini, iPad (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation), and iPod nano (7th generation). URGE Basics lightning cable is Apple MFI certified so you get the quality of a genuine Apple cable. Also this cable uses the original Apple lightning connector and authentication chip so you can rest assured that it will not break your Apple product and will work with Apple's firmware updates unlike non-licensed cables.