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Get a Tablet with Docking Station

Updated on December 26, 2013

Tablet Computer With Docking Station

The size and portability of tablets make them popular for folks on the go, but sometimes you need features you can't get in your tablet. That's when a dock can help. Depending on what setup you choose, a tablet with docking station can allow you to hook up to a PC or TV, use a full-size keyboard, listen to hi-fidelity music while your tablet charges or simply charge your device faster.

You can buy docks individually or with a tablet. But before choosing a tablet with docking station, you'll want to decide what type of dock you need and how much you're willing to pay. This page can help you review some of the popular options and choose the one that's right for you.

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Samgung Galaxy 2 Tab with Docking Station - Student edition comes with keyboard dock

This Samsung tablet with docking station comes complete with a full keyboard so you can touch-type while charging. The 7-inch Tab 2 comes with 8 GB Flash memory and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7-Inch Student Edition (White)
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7-Inch Student Edition (White)

Product description: Enjoy music, movies, TV shows, apps, and more--wherever you are--with the Galaxy Tab 2. The tablet sports a 7-inch touchscreen and is powered by Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, which offers a smooth user experience. The Samsung Media Hub app gives you access to thousands of new movies and TV shows and lets you play your purchases on up to five devices at a time. You can also use the Galaxy Tab 2 as a universal remote for your home entertainment devices and stream video, music, and pictures to your DLNA-enabled TV using Samsung's AllShare service. A free one-year 50GB subscription to Dropbox, a web-based file-sharing service, is included.

 

iLuv iMM747 Hi-Fidelity Speaker Dock for the iPad - Apple iPad Tablet Docking Station

If you want to listen to high-fidelity sound through your iPad, the iLuv iMM747 Audio Cube Hi-Fidelity Speaker Dock can provide the quality of sound you're looking for. Its small, sleek design can fit just about anywhere, so you'll always be able to enjoy your music.

iLuv iMM747 Audio Cube Hi-Fidelity Speaker Dock for the  Apple iPad -3G / iPad 2 WiFi / 3G Model 16GB, 32GB, 64GB EST Model for Apple iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S and iPod Touch -Black
iLuv iMM747 Audio Cube Hi-Fidelity Speaker Dock for the  Apple iPad -3G / iPad 2 WiFi / 3G Model 16GB, 32GB, 64GB EST Model for Apple iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S and iPod Touch -Black

Product description: An ideal accessory for any iPad owner, the iLuv iMM747 Audio Cube Hi-Fidelity Speaker Dock streams audio from your iPad with outstanding detail and clarity. This sleek speaker system gives you full access to all of your iPad's functions: watch movies, play games, and run apps while your iPad is docked. And with its compact design, the Audio Cube can easily fit on a desktop or bedside table. Also compatible with iPods and iPhones, the Audio Cube will enhance the way you experience your Apple device's audio.

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 HDMI Multi-Media Desktop Dock - Cheap docking station for HDMI output

This affordable docking station offers HDMI output so you can easily connect to an HDTV, and a line-out stereo audio jack so you can plug in your favorite speakers and listen to high-quality music from your tablet while you charge your Galaxy Tab.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 HDMI Multi-Media Desktop Dock (not for the 7.0" Plus)
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 HDMI Multi-Media Desktop Dock (not for the 7.0" Plus)

Product description: Need to charge your Tab while you working on it? Tab running low on power at your desk? The Galaxy Tab HDMI Multi-Media Dock will solve those problems. Conveniently charge your Galaxy Tab while you use it with this easy-to-use desktop dock. Check your email, listen to music via the 3.5 mm stereo line-out port, or view your favorite photos in digital picture frame mode all while the Tab charges.

HDMI output connects any HDTV to your Galaxy Tab

This dock comes with one HDMI output port. This means you can connect it to any HDTV up to 1080p. It has a 30 pin connector to the Tab for charging, video, audio and data sync.

 

Asus Transformer Infinity TF700T Mobile Docking Station - Tablet docking station for TF700T and TF201

This dock can be used for either the TF700T or TF201 10-inch Android tablets. It adds 4.5 hours of battery life, and include a fully functional keyboard and multi touchpad. It also features a USB 2.0 port and an SD card reader.

ASUS Transformer Infinity TF700 Mobile Dock - Amethyst Gray
ASUS Transformer Infinity TF700 Mobile Dock - Amethyst Gray

Product description: The feature that gives the Eee Pad Transformer Infinity its name, the mobile docking station, gives a whole new meaning to the term versatility. Easily switch between tablet and PC mode with the docking station designed especially for the Eee Pad Transformer Infinity. The docking station not only extends the tablet's battery life up to 14 hours, but also features added functionalities which include a near full-sized QWERTY keyboard, a multi-touch touchpad, 1 USB 2.0 ports, and a SD card reader.

 

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