All of Apple's latest iPad models, including the iPad Air 4, now feature USB-C charging compatibility. That means you need to invest in some new cables to charge your favorite lightweight tablet. Never fear! We've compiled a handy list of all the best USB-C charging cables for iPad Air 4 just for you.
As usual, Anker comes to the table with the right balance of quality and affordability. The Anker USB-C cable is long and durable, and it comes with a neat carry pouch that allows you to let out only the length of cord you need, keeping the rest organized and tangle free. Thousands of users agree that this is the leading USB-C cable for the price.
You simply can't go wrong with the original. We know that Apple cables are made with quality materials and they always work seamlessly with our Apple devices. This cable is not the cheapest, but it's not the most expensive either.
The original, only longer
If you enjoy the reliability of an Apple original but you prefer a longer charging cable, it is also offered in a two-meter length. Surprisingly, even though it's a longer cable, it's the same price as the one-meter version.
Durable, fast charging
Here's a high-quality cable from Belkin that promises faster charging and longer durability due to its tightly woven aramid fibers. This cable is four feet long; it comes in white, black, and even pink! For performance and materials, this is one of the best USB-C charging cables for iPad Air 4.
Now here's an extra useful charging cable. Not only does it come with the USB-C connections you need to charge your iPad Air 4, but this multifunctional cable also includes USB-A, lightning, and micro-USB connectors to provide power for all of your different devices.
The right angle
If your charging cables tend to bend and break, check out the right angle connector on this Aukey USB-C cable. It keeps the charging connector flush against the device and leads the cable off to one side. This makes for less bending and breaking. It also keeps cables more organized.
Amazon's own brand is known for its efficient, low-cost accessories. The AmazonBasics USB-C cable is an extra short, no-nonsense cable that works well at a very low price.
Now that most of our devices are upgrading to USB-C, you'll want to invest in a few of these best USB-C charging cables for iPad Air 4. Our pick, along with many other users, is the Anker USB-C cable (opens in new tab) for its reliability and reasonable price point. We also love that it comes with a convenient little carry pouch to keep it safe and organized.
If you're rough on your cables, however, you may want to go for a more expensive, high-quality Kevlar cable like this one (opens in new tab) made by Nomad. You can't beat Nomad for finely made accessories. Choose the best cable to suit your budget and lifestyle so you'll always have that iPad Air powered up and ready.
Jaclyn Kilani is a content writer at iMore. She's a longtime Apple addict with a flair for creating (written works, design, photos; you name it!) on her devices. Jaclyn has also worked in the marketing sector for over 16 years, dabbling in a bit of everything from writing to graphic design and digital marketing. In her heart of hearts, however, she is a born writer and an avid reader who adores everything about the written word. Someday she may even churn out a book or two.
Throughout her career, Jaclyn has also developed something of an addiction to all things Apple. Her professional and personal life is enhanced by an ever-growing collection of iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, Apple Watches, and even AirTags. Luckily, this expensive habit is of great use to her work at iMore, where she writes with authority on Apple products and the accessories that go with them.
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