PSA: Do not buy these overpriced knock-off Apple Watch charging cable televisions

Knock-offs of Apple’s official Apple Watch magnetic charging cables are now readily available to buy from Amazon, but with a twist: unlike the actual cables, which Apple sells for $ 19 to $ 29, the knock-offs from companies such as “Reiko,” “Somoder” and “WL” are opting for $ 45 to $ 58. The $ 58 variation is shipping now with delivery this week, while the $ 45 ones assure to ship at numerous times straight from China.

Marketed using Apple’s own images, the knock-offs provide few assurances as to exactly what consumers will get. Reiko calls its variation “Data Cable for Apple Watch” although the magnetic cable televisions are utilized solely for charging, not for information.



They all proclaim 100cm (1-meter) lengths similar to Apple’s $ 19 cables and typically make use of photos of the metal-clad Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Cable television, however a few of the posts in addition include shots of the all-plastic cable delivered with the Apple Watch Sport. All of the listings guarantee that the cable television is “high temperature level resistant,” with “shock absorption and good air permeability,” for whatever that’s worth.

Historically, sellers of cloned Apple cable televisions have actually traded on (much) lower costs as a way to bring in customers, however these vendors seem taking advantage of Amazon’s lack of main Apple cables to charge atypically high prices.

For apparent factors, we ‘d highly suggest passing on the knock-offs in favor of the authentic, less costly Apple alternatives.


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