A USB cable is probably the most basic and necessary accessory for any smartphone, so it only makes sense that one must have a decent one to complement their smartphone well. The cables that come with in the box aren’t as durable as we would like them to be.

They tear, break, get lost, etc. easily. It is probably a good idea to have an extra one than to suffer later. So, here are our top picks for the best ones available in the online market.

Top 5 Best USB Cables


1) Amazon Basics Micro USB Cable


AmazonBasics USB 2.0 A-Male to Micro B Cable


 

Perhaps the best and the most reliable brand on Amazon is Amazonbasics. All products from Amazonbasics have pretty good rating and this one is no exception. It is a USB 2.0 A male to Micro B connector. It is gold plated and comes in various options of 3/6/10 feet and up to 3 in a pack.  Easily one of the cheapest and best cables out there. It has a 1 year warranty.

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2) Mivi Tough Micro USB Cable


Mivi Tough Micro Usb Cable

Mivi is a relatively new brand but has gained many peoples trust. This here is a braided, rugged, heavy-duty Micro USB cable with a sleek looking design. It comes in Black or White and honestly the white looks much better. It comes in a pack of 1 or 2 and has a 1 year warranty.

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3. Volutz Sturdy ArmorCord


Volutz Sturdy ArmorCord

This is stylish and long microUSB cable. It is 2meter in length and claims 20%+ faster charge time than other microUSB cables. Well, it is fast as per claims. It is rated for 15000+ bending tolerance. It is also Nylon braided & tangle-free for durability.

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4. Tronsmart microUSB cable


Tronsmart microUSB cable

It is also a good microUSB cable supporting higher charging current up to 2.5A. So, it supports Quick Charge 3.0 enable devices. It is 6 feet in length and build quality is also good. Durable PVC coating makes it good.

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5. boAt Rugged microUSB cable


boAt Rugged microUSB cable

Length of this cable is 1.5 meter. It has tough polyethylene terephthalate cable skin that ensures 10000 plus bend lifespan. It supports 2.4A rapid charge, and fast data charging up to 480 mbps. The company offers 2 years of warranty.

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There are also few things that you need to follow to ensure longer life of microUSB cables. Always grasp the plug housing rather than the cable for unplugging a cable from a USB port or charger.