Disclosure: I received this item from the manufacturer for evaluation.
Having just purchased a Lightning cable from Apple, I was pretty surprised to see just how similar this was to the genuine item. Packaging was identical, save for the deletion of the Apple logo.
The cable itself also seemed nearly identical, though the shrouding was slightly less "grippy" than an Apple cable, and the ink used on the cable's markings were just a shade darker. The Lightning connector didn't fit quite as well in my iPhone 5S as the cable that came with it.
Connected to an Apple AC charger, this does a fine job of charging my phone. Connected to my Mac, though... wow… Read more