Third Party Lightning Accessories For New Apple Devices

Got your self  the latest apple products and frustrated with the lack of accessories for these devices due to the Lightning connector? We have a list of few new third party accessories which have been released recently for all devices using the Lightning connector.

Belkin car charger with Lightning connector

Belkin was the first third party manufacturer to come out with accessories compatible with the new connector. The car charger is a typical charger which can be plugged into any car power outlet and has a reversible lightning connector.

Compatible with :

  • iPod nano 7th gen
  • iPhone 5
  • iPad mini
  • iPod touch 5th gen
  • iPad 4th gen

It comes with a price tag of $29.99

Belkin Charge + Sync Dock with Audio Port for iPhone 5

A dock from Belkin for iPhone 5. It has an AUX jack at the bottom which will fit right in with you new iPhone. A speaker or headphone can be connected to the port at the back. The AUX jack folds down too when not required. The only problem, contrary to the  name , these is no lightning connector in the dock. If you want one, you will have to remove the magnetic base and place the lightning connector that comes with your device in the grove provided. Then place your on the dock and charge it. The dock is priced at $29.99., a bit on the higher side for a dock where we have to use our own cables.

Compatible with :

  • iPhone 5
  • iPod touch 5th gen

Scosche StrikeBASE

Wall mounted chargers from Scosche, the only other third party manufacturer of lightning accessories. The StrikeBase is a wall mounted charger with a lightning connector. It comes in 5W and 12W version, also with dual charger versions of both. It also has a micro-USB-lightning connector combination. Pricing starts from $29.99 and goes up to $49.99 for the dual 12W charger.

Compatible with :

  • iPod nano 7th gen
  • iPhone 5
  • iPad mini
  • iPod touch 5th gen
  • iPad 4th gen

Scosche StrikeDRIVE

Lightning car charger from Scosche. Like the wall mounted charger, it comes in 5W and 12W versions including dual charger versions. It also has a micro-USB-lightning connector combination. Pricing ranges from $24.99 for 5W and goes up to 49.99 for the dual 12W charger.

Compatible with :

  • iPod nano 7th gen
  • iPhone 5
  • iPad mini
  • iPod touch 5th gen
  • iPad 4th gen