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Featured: Top 10 Best Sony Xperia Z1 Docks

January 15, 2014 - Written By Alexander Maxham

So we’ve given you plenty of cases, screen protectors and headphones for your Xperia Z1, how about a few docks to choose from? If you’re anything like our resident Brit, Tom, you’re going to love some of these docks. He’s our “Dock Specialist” on the Android Headlines team. Here are 10 great docks for the Xperia Z1, some use the magnetic port on the side, and some just don’t charge it at all.

10. Original Black Magnetic Power Charging Dock Cradle Stand

Here’s a plain and simple dock for your Xperia Z1. This one uses the magnetic port on the side of the Xperia Z1, which we have picture above for you. Right now it’s going for about $25 from Sony, on Amazon. So this is the “official” dock for the Xperia Z1. It should also fit the Xperia Z1 Ultra.

Original Black Magnetic Power Charging Dock Cradle Stand DK 31+2x Adapters For Sony Xperia Z1

9. VicTsing Black Magnetic Charging Dock Station

Here’s a great magnetic charging dock for your Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra. This one is a bit cheaper than Sony’s, it’s going for about $20 right now. Of course it comes in many different colors too so you can match the color of your Xperia Z1 or Z Ultra. Which is pretty cool.

VicTsing Black Magnetic Charger Charging Dock Station Cradle For Sony Xperia Z1 L39h Xperia Z Ultra XL39h

8. Patuoxun Magnetic Charging Dock Station

Here’s another charging dock that’s under $20 on Amazon. It also supports the Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra. It’s an improved dock which they say is a must-have gadget for all Xperia Z1/Z Ultra owners. And I tend to agree.

Patuoxun Magnetic Charger Charging Dock Station Cradle For Sony Xperia Z1 L39h /Xperia Z Ultra XL39h Black

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7. TaoTronics Car Dock

This dock isn’t particularly for the Xperia Z1, it’s more of a universal dock for your car. If you use your phone in your car for GPS, or to listen to music, or anything else like that. This is a great idea. As it can hold just about every device. It’s running about $20 right now.

TaoTronics® TT-SH04 Car Windshield & Dashboard Mount Cradle Holder (Innovative Heat-Resistant Sticky Suction Pad, 2.17″ – 3.27″ Extendable, Piano Black) 

6. New Charge Dock Cradle Charger for Sony Xperia Z1

Here’s another simple dock for the Xperia Z1 and the Xperia Z Ultra. This one also uses the magnetic charging port on the side. It includes a microUSB cable so it can charge your phone while it’s docked.

New Charge Dock Cradle Charger for Sony Xl39h Z Ultra L4 Zu Xperia Z1 L39h Black

5. GooDGo Magnetic Charging Dock Station

GooDGo has a nice one for the Xperia Z1 which also uses the magnetic charging port on the side of the device. GooDGo says this is a dock that will catch all of the attention, which it is a pretty nice looking dock in my opinion. It does come with a micro USB cable for charging your Xperia Z1.

GooDGo Black Magnetic Charger Charging Dock Station Cradle For Sony Xperia Z1 L39h /Xperia Z Ultra XL39h Black with Micro USB Cable

4. Nikay Magnetic Charging Desktop Dock Pod Charger

Nikay also has one that uses the magnetic charging port on the side of the Xperia Z1. This one is also compatible with the Xperia Z Ultra. The USB docking cradle holds your Xperia Z1 or Z Ultra at a comfortable reading angle and provides convenient access on your desk. It’s also under $20, not bad.

Nikay Magnetic Charging Desktop Dock Pod Charger Cable For Sony Xperia Z Ultra [XL39H] Sony Xperia Z1 [L39H] (Black Desktop Dock)

3. Genuine Sony Magnetic Dock station

This is Sony’s other magnetic docking station for the Xperia  Z1. It’s a very simple dock. It does use the magnetic charging port on the side of your device, as mentioned in the name. It’s running about $31 right now.

Genuine Sony DK31 Magnetic Charging Dock / Docking Station for Sony Xperia Z1 – Black

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2. Sony Xperia Z1 Desktop Charger from eHaze

eHaze has a nice desktop charger/dock for the Xperia Z1. This one is a pretty simple dock for your Xperia Z1. It does use the magnetic charging port on the side as well, as most of these others on the list.

Sony Xperia Z1 Desktop Charger by eHaze

1. Sony Xperia Z1 Car Mount Kit

Here’s another car mount kit that supports the Xperia Z1. It has a suction cup, so it can be attached to your windshield. It’s also custom fit for the Xperia Z1, It’s got an easily adjustable swivel mount and suction mount for the ideal viewing angle. You can also attach NFC tags or TecTiles for auto start functionality of apps like GPS, Music, and dock mode.

Sony Xperia Z1 Car Mount Kit – Custom Fit Car Windshield Mount for Xperia Z1 Honami by Sony