Originally Posted by Goodspike
I might agree on thickness, but I don't think you're going to get serious voltage drop at the voltages/distances typical with cell phone charging.
I would suspect even that the cable the OP is complaining about was defective, as opposed to a bad design.
All depend the quality of the wires inside of the cable. One of my collegues she bought the 3m cable for the iphone and charge so quick then the original one. I just didn't had luck with purchase. That's why I was asking for feedback