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Best Micro-USB Cables

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Apart from the latest mobile phones, a Micro-USB cable is the most widely used connector on non-Apple devices. The endless array of accessory devices, like cameras and handheld navigational systems, utilize the low-profile connector for charging and transferring data. 

All legacy devices still require power and connectivity, so you'll need to have these cables handy. If you have one but can never seem to find it, we've saved you some time and assembled a list of the best Micro-USB cables available.

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Anker Nylon Braided Tangle-Free Micro-USB Cable

Staff pick

This 10-foot tangle-free Anker Micro-USB cable charges up to 7 percent faster than standard cables and has a bend lifespan of over 4,000 bends. It comes with 24-karat gold-plated connector heads for corrosion-free connectivity and no heat generation. The durable double-braided sheathing will not cause any tangling inconveniences either.

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iXCC Micro-USB Cable

Select how many you want

Choose from two sizes (6 and 10 feet) and several package options with this iXCC Micro-USB cable. You will not be disappointed; this cable is made with high-gauge, low-impedance wire for optimal performance. It's ideal for USB chargers while in the car, office, or home. The sturdy cable comes with a lifespan at over 2,000 bends.

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Ailkin Premium Nylon Braided Micro-USB Cables - 5 Pack

Best multipack

Not only do you get a set of five cables, but this pack of Ailkin Micro-USB cables comes in a variety of colors. Measuring over 6 feet in length, and made from eco-friendly materials, these cables have aluminum shell connectors to provide excellent contact. Use these cables to charge and sync at the same time, and also add a little color.

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Anker Powerline+ Micro-USB Cable

Incredibly strong

The Anker Powerline+ Micro-USB cable boasts a lifespan of over 10,000 bends, which makes it much more durable than its competitors. The strength comes from the double-braided nylon exterior and a tough aramid fiber core. The laser-welded connectors also add to the overall strength of this great product. This handy cable also comes with a travel pouch to easily carry and customize cable length for any application.

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iSeekerKit Short Micro-USB Cables - 3 Pack

Short and neat

You get three, 1-foot, wires in this pack of iSeekerKit Micro-USB cables. The thick wire gauge reduces resistance while the double-braided nylon exterior and laser-welded connectors provide end-to-end toughness. Use the convenient size to keep your devices neatly connected. Go ahead, pick from a range of color options to meet your connection needs.

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Syncwire Micro-USB Cables - 2 Pack

Best for budget

Quickly charge and sync at the same time with a 23 AWG and low-impedance Syncwire Micro-USB cable. Its triple-braided nylon exterior and laser-welded aluminum connectors give you excellent durability. Get a pack of two 3.3-foot cables and experience the anti-twisting and abrasion-proof properties for yourself. Each cable is rated to withstand 10,000 bends of 90 degrees, making them ideal for daily high-use areas.

There's still a wide range of Micro-USB cables to choose from

Choosing the right Micro-USB cable depends on where and how you use your device. For example, the shorter wires are much better when you're bundling devices close to each other, and they're connected most of the time. Others need to be longer due to space constraints. So, look at where they will be used before choosing to buy.

The Anker Nylon Braided Tangle-Free Micro-USB Cable will fill most requirements with its 10-foot length. It's durable and tangle-free to give plenty of space, even when you're in bed.

It's easy for someone else to take your wires if they all look alike. Solve that problem with the colorful Ailkin Premium Nylon Braided Micro-USB Cables - 5 Pack, which comes in a range of colors. They are easy to spot, and their 6-foot length is convenient enough for most applications. Furthermore, they are made from eco-friendly materials to help you do your bit for the environment.