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The 18 most stylish iPhone stands and charging docks

It’s certainly handy to be able to prop up your iPhone and charge it while you sleep, but finding the right dock can be tough. You want something that seamlessly blends in with your bedroom nightstand or office desk, while providing simple functionality at an affordable price. We’ve been scouring the web’s current offering of iPhone charging docks and below are the best available, from Henge and Elevation Lab to Mophie.

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Belkin PowerHouse Charge Dock ($100)

Belkin PowerHouse Charge Dock

This one is for people with an iPhone and an Apple Watch. The magnetic charging module for your Apple Watch and the Lightning connector for your iPhone are built into the dock, so you can charge them both via a single wall outlet. The dial on the back enables you to make fine adjustments to the Lightning connector, so you can position it perfectly to fit your iPhone model and whatever case it’s wearing. The base is weighted, so it’s sturdy and isn’t going to fall over or slide around on the night stand. It also features a simple design that will fit easily with most décor.

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Kenu Stance Tripod ($25)

Kenu Stance Tripod

If you want something a bit different, then this compact tripod may tempt you. It allows you to prop up your iPhone in either landscape or portrait view. It’s ideal for photography, hands-free reading, or watching movies. It can also fold up to slot easily into your pocket or bag, and you can adjust the three legs to find the exact angle you want. Kenu tweaked the original design for this version, so it sports a stronger Lightning port connector and there’s a keyring attachment. It can even serve as a bottle opener.

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Spigen S310 Stand ($22)

Spigen S310 Stand

You don’t have to spend a lot to get a stylish-looking aluminum stand. This one has a soft, black TPU cradle with two arms, so you can put your iPhone on it in landscape or portrait orientation. It will also accommodate most cases. The bottom has gel corners to prevent it from slipping. It’s just a stand, so there’s no charging cable, though there is space to plug one in, should you need to. This is a decent iPhone stand for the money.

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Carved Skate Dock ($94)

Carved Skate Dock
These unique, colorful, striped docks are hand crafted in Indiana using recycled skateboards. You can slot any iPhone into this dock — so long as its an iPhone 3 or newer — and it’s even roomy enough to cater an iPhone outfitted with a slim case. There are slots in the bottom and a groove out the back so you can easily plug in a charging cable or headphones. There’s also a slot for the speaker and the open mouth of the dock acts as a natural amplifier, directing the sound into the room and boosting it between 5 and 10 decibels. A metal plate on the base also adds some weight to help keep it steady.

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Anker Multi-Angle Stand ($10)

Anker Multi-Angle Stand
Here’s a clever, adjustable stand that will work with any phone or tablet the measures between 4 and 10 inches, which includes every iPhone. It’s made of aluminum and there are rubber pads to protect the iPhone while it’s sitting in the cradle and to prevent slipping. Press the button on the side and you can adjust the angle to suit your needs — there are nine different angles in total to choose from. It’s also very portable, meaning you can easily take it with you, and it still feels quite sturdy when housing your device. The stand comes in either silver or black.

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Spinido Charging Dock ($22)

Spinido Charging Dock
If you’re looking for a basic dock at a decent price, this one is worth considering. It’s made of aluminum and benefits from a minimalist design, although the Spinido logo on the front is unfortunate. You can get it in metallic silver, but there are also blue, green, pink, red, and purple versions. It also comes bundled with a built-in, 4-foot Lightning cable that matches the color of your dock. The dock is designed to work with the iPhone 5 and newer devices, and it can accommodate slim cases as well. There are rubber inserts in the box, too, so you can make adjustments.

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Native Union Dock ($50)

Native Union Dock
This dock features an elegant, simple design with a weighted silicone base that’s available in black slate, dark blue, or a beige stone color. An angled piece of aluminum in gray slate, gold, or rose gold slots into the base to prop up your iPhone at an angle. You do have to insert your own charging cable, which is a bit disappointing when you consider the dock’s steep price tag. There are adapters in the base, so the dock can accommodate your iPhone naked or with a slim case on. It works with the iPhone 5 and later, along with the the iPad 4 and up.

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Sinijimoru Dock ($22)

Sinijimoru Dock

The Sinijumoru Dock is very sturdy and comes with an eye-catching design that resembles the letter “C.” It can accommodate the iPhone 5 and newer devices, and it’s designed to work with naked iPhones and those outfitted with slim cases. It takes a bit of effort to fit the cable into the plastic connector, but once in, you can easily slide the iPhone on using the back as a guide to the right angle. The dock also comes with a cable, but not a very good one, so bank on using your own. It’s made of aluminum with a line of soft silicone padding, which helps guard against any unwanted damage.

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Henge Gravitas Dock ($70)

Henge Gravitas Dock

The beauty of a really solid dock, like this one by Henge Docks, is that it won’t shift around when you slide your iPhone in and out of it. Henge uses a dense zinc alloy to produce the Gravitas Dock, which, in turn, has a diameter of just 3.5 inches and weighs in at 2.5 pounds. It comes with a black insert, so it can accommodate an iPhone 6/6S, iPhone 6/6S Plus, or an iPad Mini, and it has just been MFi certified for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, too. The beauty of this system is that, when a new iPhone comes out, you can just get the new insert. There’s also a USB port for charging and syncing (cable provided), and an audio line out so you can plug in speakers if you want to.

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Elago M2 Stand ($19)

Elago M2 Stand

This simple, aluminum stand looks good and can accommodate any iPhone in portrait or landscape orientation. It features a cradle with two arms, along with a couple of pads to stop your iPhone from touching the metal. There’s an opening on the back for cable management. The bottom of the base has pads to cushion it and stop it from slipping. It’s not a heavy stand and it’s not adjustable, but it props up the iPhone at a useful angle and feels fairly sturdy. It also works with cases on, and you can stick any phone in it. It comes in quite a few different colors, including black, silver, grey, champagne, and rose gold.

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Elevation Dock 3 ($90)

Elevation Dock 3

Sporting the same textured aluminum finish as Apple’s MacBooks, the Elevation Dock 3 is a really minimalist option. It’s designed to fit the iPhone 6/6S or the iPhone 6/6S Plus. The silicone pads inside cushion your iPhone, and the back can be removed to accommodate a 6S Plus wearing a case. The NanoPads on the bottom are designed to lock onto your desk, so you can use the dock one-handed and it stays stable. It comes with an official Apple Lightning connector and the cable runs out the back. You can get this dock in red, black, blue, and silver anodized aluminum.

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Rokform Docking Station ($79)

Rokform Docking Station

There’s no chance this dock is slipping off your table, because it weighs more than 3 pounds and it’s crafted from solid aluminum. There’s a Rokform Lightning cable included, and you’ll find an insert to adjust the fit, so you can use it with a naked iPhone or with most cases. This dock also has speaker ports designed to enhance and redirect audio, and four hexagonal pads on the bottom protect the surface underneath. You can get it in silver, black, orange, or grey.

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Twelve South HiRise 2 Stand ($40)

Twelve South HiRise 2 Stand

Here’s a smart metal pedestal that’s finished in black, silver, or white. The stand just docks your device at the bottom, so it will take any iPhone or iPad (except the iPad Pro 12.9-inch), with or without a case on. It works with an Apple Lightning Cable, but you’ll have to use your own, because there isn’t one provided. There’s a machined dial behind the two metal supports that hold your device, which allows for fine adjustments. It leaves all the rest of your ports, controls, and speakers open, so it’s easy to use your iPhone while it’s sitting in the stand.

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Pad & Quill Timber Catchall ($100)

Quill 2

This practical bedside stand and tray is designed primarily for an Apple Watch, but there’s also a slot for any size of iPhone, and it’s easy to run a Lightning cable up through the same hole as the Apple Watch’s charging magnet. It’s crafted from a single piece of hardwood, available in your choice of Sapele, Cherry, or Walnut. The finish is really nice and smooth, with rounded corners to boot. There’s even a thoughtful indent at each end of the tray which makes it easy to pick your iPhone up, and there’s an extra tray for keys or loose change.

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Ventev Chargedock 2000 ($34)

Ventev Chargedock 2000

Frequent flyers will appreciate this device as it combines a charging dock with a portable, 2,000mAh battery. It’s not much of looker — in fact, it’s simple a grey plastic block — but it’s very practical. Flipping it open will reveal a Lightning plug which your iPhone slots onto, and there are four tiny LEDs on the top to show remaining power in the battery. There’s also a Micro USB port on the back for charging with the included cable. Ventev even has a newer version of this in the works (aka the Charge Stand), with a few extra features, such as support for landscape orientation and a bigger, 3,000mAh battery.

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Grovemade iPhone Dock ($100)

Grovemade iPhone Dock

Donning a oiled, hand-sanded finish with a steel base and wooden top, this dock is a really stylish option. It’s heavy at 3 pounds, too, so you can easily dock your iPhone and remove it one-handed. The groove is big enough to accommodate some slimmer cases, but unfortunately, you’ll need to insert your own Lightning cable and it’s a bit fiddly. There’s no danger of it coming loose once it’s secure, though. This one’s really all about the look, with maple on silver steel or walnut on black. There’s also a very subtle Grovemade logo on the front.

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Fuz Everdock Duo Docking Station ($59)

Fuz Everdock Duo Docking Station

The idea behind this dock is that you can charge up two devices at once. It features an aluminum base available in black, silver, or space grey, with removable silicone pads to cushion a naked iPhone (you can take them out if you use a case). It’s designed to be used with your own charging cables, so it can accommodate any device. You could use it to charge your iPhone and an Android device, or your iPhone and a tablet. The base even has micro-suction pads to stop it from moving around.

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Mophie Desktop Dock ($25)

Dock 467

This is a simple, stable dock that comes in black or gold. It will fit the 6/6S or the 5/5S/5C, and can accommodate most cases, though it’s worth noting that Mophie also makes a separate dock for iPhones that sport a Mophie Juice Pack. There’s a USB cable to plug in for charging, and the Lightning connector can pivot. There’s a simple Mophie logo on the front, yet that’s the only real detail to speak of, so this dock will blend in with most surroundings.

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