CES 2021: Kensington's New StudioDock Combines iPad Pro Docking Station With iPhone and AirPods Chargers

As part of the all-digital CES 2021, accessory maker Kensington today unveiled the StudioDock, an iPad Pro docking station that also includes built-in iPhone and AirPods wireless charging and an optional Apple Watch charger.

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A recipient of a CES 2021 Innovation Award, the StudioDock greatly expands an iPad Pro's connectivity options with three USB-A ports, one USB-C port, one HDMI 2.0 port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, an SD card reader, and a Gigabit Ethernet port. The whole setup appears to be powered by a 20V DC power adapter.

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11-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, and 10.9-inch iPad Air models can be magnetically attached to the dock, and it rotates for both portrait and landscape modes.

Kensington has yet to reveal pricing or availability for the StudioDock, but users can sign up on its website to receive updates.

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Top Rated Comments

yurc Avatar
18 months ago
Seems expensive. On other side, they should add at least one type-c ports instead three usb-a ports.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
gplusplus Avatar
18 months ago
Can we just all admit that the market is desperately asking for touch screen MacBooks? Let’s be completely honest with ourselves and stop defending Apple.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
CalfCanuck Avatar
18 months ago
An interesting step on the option of using iPads as laptop replacements...
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ckoerner Avatar
18 months ago
If the software catches up in iPadOS this could work well for a lot of people.


If that became the norm, it would be interesting to see where gaming goes, as the gamers are always looking for the highest horsepower machines and iPads are far from that.
I've been trying out some of the streaming services (Stadia, GeForce Now, etc.) with my iPad. While I don't like the subscription aspect, for many people not having to buy and maintain hardware is a positive.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
pdaholic Avatar
18 months ago

Can we just all admit that the market is desperately asking for touch screen MacBooks? Let’s be completely honest with ourselves and stop defending Apple.
I’d rather have an iPad running macOS (optimized for touch)!
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
DeftwillP Avatar
18 months ago


I'll stick to my macbook for a while
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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