Propping up your smartphone and keeping it charged and perfectly angled makes life that much more convenient. Use them at home, your office or on your bedroom nightstand. Below we researched the best iPhone docks and charging stations to help organize your devices and optimize your desk space at an affordable price.
A compact and portable tripod made from zinc-alloy that allows you to prop up your iPhone wherever you go. Take it with you to work or school and bring it home after. Your iPhone can be set in either portrait or landscape positioning and the ball-and-socket joint can be tilted for the perfect angle. It also has a built-in key ring so you easily clip it to your bag or keychain. The only drawback is that you cannot charge your iPhone while using the tripod since it uses the Lightning port to hold the phone.
A fantastic, universally compatible aluminum stand for any device between 4-10 inches, including tablets and e-readers. It has rubber pads to protect your device from scratching and sliding inside the cradle and the angle can be adjusted to 9 different viewing angles by simply pressing a button. It is extremely portable and sturdy and is very useful when travelling. Comes in silver or black.
This is a very premium and stylish aluminum smartphone stand for a very reasonable price. A TPU mount provides a stable and scratch-free hold of your device whether for portrait or landscape mode. The bottom also has a anti-slip pads for better stability. While there is no charging cable included, there is a cutout to slide your cable through — whether Lightning or USB-C — without bending it. It will even hold a Nintendo Switch!
Beautifully made from aircraft grade aluminum alloy, the design is elegant and durable with rounded and clean edges. The design helps optimize space on your desk by keeping everything minimal and tidy. The stand itself holds your iPhone or iPad angled at 15 degrees and keeps it charged. Includes a 4 foot / 1.2 meter tangle-free flat Lightning cable so that saves you the cost of buying an extra one.
This smartphone dock is shaped specifically to amplify the sound of your phone’s bottom speakers. The manufacturer states it can add 10 decibels which is great if you want to play music or boost the sound of your phone’s alarm clock! It is made of natural wood in a soft finish that looks quite tasteful.
A very popular and well-constructed smartphone cradle made from aluminum alloy. Will comfortably hold any type of phone with a hole to put your charging cable through. Smooth edges all around, rubber cushioning to protect your device and anti-skid pads to prevent the dock from moving. Lightweight, portable and elegant design especially if you want to interact with your phone while in the cradle. Will also fit phones with a big OtterBox case or even a Nintendo Switch!
Very similar to the previous phone cradle with a solid aluminum construction. This stand however comes in Apple styled colors such as Champagne and Rose Gold. Very beautiful and modern look with a great viewing angle. Holes in the back are also sized perfectly for cable management. The only drawback we found is that the arms don’t have enough TPU backing to protect a naked phone. If you have a phone case this won’t be an issue.
A very stylish and eye-catching semi-circle design that fits in a Lightning cable to hold and charge your iPhone. It looks very elegant and is made of aluminum and lined with soft silicone padding to protect against scratches. Fits naked iPhones or slim cases.
This charging station has a built-in stand to hold one device and has up to 5 USB-A and 1 USB-C plugs, depending on which version you choose. It supports Quick Charge 2.0, USB smart charge and has built-in over-voltage and over-current protection. The entire unit feels well-made and durable and will help you keep your devices charged and organized. Perfect for home and office use.
A very cool looking square charging dock that can hold your iPhone, iPad or even your Apple Keyboard. It includes 3 differently sized charging adapters to fit devices of different sizes and thick cases. A bit expensive but feels very solid and looks chic. Includes a color-matching certified Lighting cable.
This is a single-piece molded, clean looking aluminum charging stand that will hold both your iPhone and Apple Watch. Your charging cables can be inserted through the recessed holes while your iPhone is held on the padded stand. There is a nice weight so it feels stable and won’t tip over. Does not come with Lightning cables.
A pricey but premium charge dock for your Apple devices. It contains a magnetic charging module for your Apple Watch and a Lightning connector for your iPhone so you can charge both while only using one AC outlet. The entire charge dock feels and looks beautiful and there is a dial on the back to make adjustments to the positioning of the Lightning connector, depending on your case size. The base is also weighted so it won’t fall over or slide around. Overall, one of the best combo charging docks for the iPhone and Apple Watch and well worth the price.
Another sleek aluminum iPhone and Apple Watch charging combo. This dock station displays your devices prominently for hands-free interaction. The design has a TPU backing to protect your devices and hold your magnetic charger and Lightning Cable in place. We found it has a nice weight, good built quality and will fit thick iPhone cases.
This charging station is made from Bamboo and is laid out in a simple but convenient design. It can hold 4 devices (including your Apple Watch) comfortably and provides good viewing angles. At the back are 4 USB ports to plug in and keep everything charged. This dock is a great way to save space and keep everything organized.