These cables are a fraction of the price on first-party ones, so while they work fine, life-expectancy may warrant buying two or more.
Brad's Deals Editor Michael,
These third-party 3' Lightning to USB Charge and Data Sync Cables drop from $19.99 to $3.99 to $1.00 when you apply our exclusive code BRADSUSB1 in your cart at iTechDeals.com. With free shipping, this is the best total price we could find for a single cable by around $4. These are budget-price replacement generic Apple cables that are compatible with the iPhone 5 and all later models. They're also compatible with the iPad 4, Mini, Air, and any newer iPads. A 90-day warranty is included that covers refunds and replacements. There is no sales tax.