So I was after a new lightning cable and I came across the
- The cables can be found here
For the test, I used the original lightning cable supplied with my iPhone 6 and compared it with the Aimus cable. You’re probably thinking, compared what?
I used a little device called a “Charger Doctor” which measures the working voltage and current output for USB ports.
Original Apple cable:
0.4 FT Aimus Cable
4 FT Aimus Cable
6 FT Aimus Cable
The above pictures show the results of my test. For some reason, the two longer cables have a more powerful voltage. The good thing is that these chargers are close to Apple’s original.
Not only did the cable look strong and stylish, but they also come as a pack of 3 in 3 different sizes. This is extremely convenient as I can now charge my devices from a distance, the usual distance and I can use the short one with my power bank.
- Box contains: 1 x 0.4 FT cable, 1 x 4 FT cable, 6 FT cable, 1 x pouch, 2 x cable tidy
Warrenty: 18 Month
- Material: Zinc alloy
- Additional features:
- LED Light for the dark
What I like
The cables were packaged nicely, I purchased many cables in the past, most of which come either in a paper box or a cheap sleeve. The
The design looks futuristic and modern, yes they are just cables at the end of the day but they look feel a lot stronger compared to the stock ones. Apple does a good job designing cables, but these feel stronger. The light on the lightning end just adds to the style.
It comes with two cable tidy’s. This is a great thing, especially when transporting the longer cables. Cables can easily get damaged like that. There’s even a pouch to carry them around in.
I love the fact that 3 different sizes are included in the box. It’s very convenient
What I dislike
That’s a tough one, I actually had to think real hard on this as I like the cables so much! But here I go…
The first thing I would like for the company to improve on is getting these on the High Street. There are millions of cables there already, but the ones that are out there are often cheap, nasty things, apart from the Apple ones obviously.
I know that not many people will use the pouch, but it would be nice to see Animus including either a protective case or a nicer looking pouch that reflects on the futuristic style.
On a scale 1 to 5, 5 being best here are my scores…
- Quality: 5
- Ease of use: 5
- Accessories included: 5
- Style: 5