Kensington's StudioDock iPad Pro dock is up for pre-order starting at $379

Studiodock Docking Station Kensington
Studiodock Docking Station Kensington (Image credit: Kensington)

What you need to know

  • The Kensington StudioDock iPad dock is now available for pre-order.
  • The dock connects your iPad to multiple ports and supports both portrait and landscape orientations.

The impressive-looking Kensington StudioDock is now available for pre-order with prices starting at $379.99. Designed for the iPad Pro and new iPad Air, the dock not only gives you somewhere to put your iPad but can also provide a space to wirelessly charge your Apple Watch, iPhone, and AirPods.

The StudioDock supports Qi wireless charging for your favorite Apple products. Dedicated charge pads for both your iPhone and AirPods and an optional charger for your Apple Watch creates a charging ecosystem for your devices whenever you're sitting behind your desk.

The dock also provides a ton of new connectivity options thanks to the iPad Pro and iPad Air's USB-C port.

  • Three USB-A 3.2 Gen1 (5Gbps) ports for all your accessories
  • One USB-C 3.2 Gen1 (5Gbps) connection for fast data transfer plus charging (5V/3A or 9V/2.22A)
  • An SD 4.0 card reader
  • 3.5mm audio jack for speakers or headphones
  • Gigabit Ethernet jack to ensure a stable and fast network connection

You can pre-order your new Kensington StudioDock direct from the manufacturer right now. Prices are $379.99 for the 11-inch version, while the larger 12.9-inch model will set you back $399.99. Kensington says that it expects orders to ship in March of this year with orders limited at one per customer.

Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

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