When choosing a third-party AirPods or AirPods Pro charging cable, consider the following factors to ensure efficient charging:
Cable Type: Determine whether you need a Lightning cable or a USB-C cable, depending on the AirPods model you have.
Certifications: Look for cables that are MFi or USB-IF certified to ensure compatibility and safety.
Durability: Consider cables made of high-quality materials like nylon braiding or reinforced connectors to withstand wear and tear. A great example is the Anker 765 USB-C to USB-C Cable (140W Nylon) which can withstand over 35,000 bends.
Length: Choose a cable length that suits your needs. Shorter cables are more portable, while longer ones provide flexibility.