Third Party Lightening-to-30-pin Adapters Hit Amazon And For Less Money Than Apple's - Winextra
In the lead up to the big *yawn* Apple event to announce the iPhone 5 to the world one of the biggest rumors that got everyone worked up was the one that said Apple was going to be switching from their 30-pin connector that is used on all their mobile products with a new smaller one.
Well like most of the rumors this one turned out to be true as well and the Apple faithful howled because this meant that they were now going to have to fork out $39 for the sanctioned Lightening-to-30-pin adapter from Apple in order for all their old docks to be able to work.
The other thing that was also pretty well agreed upon was that in pretty short order that there would be third party companies that would bring less expensive versions to market and according to a new posting on Amazon there are already two companies listing their versions of the adapters.
The offering from Nanotch is a 7-inch cable adapter and can be preorder for $17.95 for delivery in or around September 30th. The one from a company named iTronz is a version of the smaller stub version of the adapter and is up for grabs at $9.99 with a delivery date of September 26th.