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If You’re Tired of Your USB Cable Falling to the Floor, You Need an iPhone Docking Station

Bestproducts.com Logo By Stefan Vazharov, Brandon Carte of Bestproducts.com | Slide 1 of 11: Not to be confused with wireless chargers (or Qi Chargers), iPhone docking stations are a cool and convenient way to keep your iPhone charged, ready to go, and always in your sight.The Best iPhone Docking StationsBest Overall: Elevation Lab CordDock V2Best Design: Native Union DOCK+ iPhone DockThe Budget Pick: Sinjimoru iPhone DockBest Wireless Charging Dock: Belkin BoostCharge 10W Fast Wireless Charging StandThe Apple-Official Option: Apple Lightning iPhone DockBest Wireless Charging Duo: Belkin BOOST↑CHARGE PRO 2-in-1 Wireless Charger StandThe 3-in-1 Option: Belkin BOOST↑CHARGE PRO 3-in-1 Wireless Charger with MagSafeBest for Thick Cases: Belkin Powerhouse Charge DockAn Affordable Minimalistic Stand: Lamicall iPhone StandBest for the Office: Twelve South HiRise 2 Deluxe iPhone DockWhat to ConsiderWhen shopping for an iPhone docking station, you need to consider which matters more to you: fast charging speeds or convenience. Related to this, there are two types of iPhone docks: wired and wireless. Wired docks typically come with a Lightning cable which offers faster, more reliable charging that's up to two or three times faster than wireless chargers. Although it's easier to toss your iPhone onto a wireless charging dock, this slower type will recharge a depleted iPhone to between 30 and 40% in about an hour. You'll also want to check whether or not the charging dock you buy comes with a USB charger.Charging docks also vary greatly in size, finish, and price — and there are a ton of options on the market. Some are simple and just make it easier to view your iPhone from afar, while others can also charge your Apple Watch and other devices simultaneously. They work wonderfully to screen calls on your phone in the office, and they can even function as an alarm clock replacement on your nightstand. Here's our guide to the best docking stations for all of the latest iPhone models.

Not to be confused with wireless chargers (or Qi Chargers), iPhone docking stations are a cool and convenient way to keep your iPhone charged, ready to go, and always in your sight.

The Best iPhone Docking Stations

What to Consider

When shopping for an iPhone docking station, you need to consider which matters more to you: fast charging speeds or convenience. Related to this, there are two types of iPhone docks: wired and wireless. Wired docks typically come with a Lightning cable which offers faster, more reliable charging that's up to two or three times faster than wireless chargers. Although it's easier to toss your iPhone onto a wireless charging dock, this slower type will recharge a depleted iPhone to between 30 and 40% in about an hour. You'll also want to check whether or not the charging dock you buy comes with a USB charger.

Charging docks also vary greatly in size, finish, and price — and there are a ton of options on the market. Some are simple and just make it easier to view your iPhone from afar, while others can also charge your Apple Watch and other devices simultaneously. They work wonderfully to screen calls on your phone in the office, and they can even function as an alarm clock replacement on your nightstand.

Here's our guide to the best docking stations for all of the latest iPhone models.

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