iPad Speaker Docks: 5 Of The Best

We all know how popular Apple’s iPad has been since it’s release back in April this year. Within 80 days of its entrance to the world 3 million units were sold. Obviously with such great success comes the opportunity for accessory manufacturers to produce hardware to support the device.

Speaker docks are an excellent edition to your iPad giving you the advantages of enhanced audio quality, charging facility’s and somewhere to mount your tablet. Mashable has rounded up 5 of the best docks available to give you some idea of what’s out there.

With prices ranging from $79.99 up to $299.95 there should be something to match everyone’s pocket.

At the lower end of the price range the Jensen JiPS-250i will give you the option to mount the Pad either horizontally or vertically. While sound quality wont set your heart racing, it will give you a noticeable difference over the devices standard output. There is also the benefit of a video line-out to enable you to connect to the big screen.

If you fancy splashing out on something at the other end of the price bracket, you should check out the Fidelio DS8550 from Philips. For your $299.95 you don’t just get upgraded audio quality, as Pulse.Philips states this dock also charges your iPad, iPod and iPhone. Other extras include, wireless Bluetooth streaming allowing you to hold your device while the DS8550 streams audio to you. Five hours of playback are available from the rechargeable batteries, and the ability to upgrade the alarm function through Fidelio free app download.

Prices in between are filled with other docks offering ever increasing options to allow the best use of you favorite tablet device. Why not head over to Mashable for the full listing and tell us which dock would receive your attention.