Apple released the new iPhone dock a bit ago. It was much more compact, but otherwise the fancy little plastic box that we would expect from an Apple dock. It mimicked the standard design aesthetics but feature wise left a lot to be desired with so many great 3rd party options out there.

Now Apple has released a modified version of the same iPhone dock, but now made of aluminum. It is a bit heavier, and a perfect match for the new iPhone 6s that it was launched alongside. It comes in 4 matching colors, silver, space grey, gold, and rose gold.

Notably, Elevation Lab has made several iPhone docks that are aluminum, and able to be un-docked one handedly. Apple's latest offering doesn't have any standout features, but is appealing to those looking for a dock to match their new iPhone 6s.


  • Simple design
  • Exactly matching anodization
  • Small footprint
  • Audio out
  • Built in lightning
  • Works with most cases


  • Pricey
  • Won't work with iPad
  • No extra cable
  • No USB out