Introduced on September 12, 2012, to replace its predecessor, the 30-pin dock connector.
The Lightning connector is used to connect Apple mobile devices like iPhones, iPads, and iPods to host computers, external monitors, cameras, USB battery chargers, and other peripherals.
How does an iPhone adapter work?
Most adapters have an extra Lightning connector or 30-pin Dock connector, so you can charge your iOS device while connected to a secondary display. Just connect a Lightning to USB or Dock Connector to USB to the adapter. Then plug the USB connector into a power source.
How much is an Adaptor?
Typical costs: Plug adapters usually cost $3 -$12. Kits can contain plugs for a variety of countries. Compact multi-plug adapters can run $30 -$40.
How much does an iPhone Adapter cost?
Have you ever wondered exactly why Apple’s tiny USB Power Adapter for the iPhone has such a large price tag? The diminutive cube costs US$29.00, while similar USB wall chargers are available from retailers like Monoprice for as little as $6.