Top 10 Laptop Docking Stations

10 Best laptop Docking Stations in 2022

Looking for the ideal laptop docking station? — To give you my top selections, I’ve reviewed some of the best laptop docking stations on the market.

10 Best Laptop Docking Stations in 2022

  1. Plugable USB-C Triple Display — Best overall
  2. Microsoft Surface Dock 2 — Best for MS Pro
  3. Lenovo Thunderbolt 3 Essential Dock — Best for dual monitors
  4. Startech Thunderbolt 3 Dock — Best high-end
  5. Kensington SD7000 Surface Pro — Best for Thunderbolt
  6. Dell USB 3.0 Ultra HD/4K Triple Display — Best for Dell
  7. WAVLINK Universal Docking Station — Most flexible
  8. Toshiba Dynadock V3.0+ — Most well-known brand
  9. Kensington USB 3.0 Dual Display — Most versatile
  10. Targus USB 3.0 Dual Display with Power — Dock and charge

How to choose the best laptop docking stations

How to choose a laptop dock station
  1. Connection Type
  2. Power
  3. Ports
  4. Audio/Video Output
  5. Price

Connection Type

Power

Ports

Audio/Video

Ethernet Port

Price

1. Plugable USB-C Triple Display Dock

Plugable USB-C Triple Display Dock

Specifications

Pros

  1. Supports up to 3 monitors
  2. Single cable

Cons

  1. Has lesser ports
  2. Doesn’t work with other Macs

2. Microsoft Surface Dock 2

Microsoft Surface Dock 2

Specifications

Pros

  1. The power output is 199W
  2. Dual 4K screens are supported

Cons

  1. Other Surface models are not supported
  2. Expensive

3. Lenovo Thunderbolt 3

Lenovo Thunderbolt 3

Specifications

Pros

  1. Can support 2 4k monitors
  2. Compatible with Mac Pro and Surface Book

Cons

  1. The frequency is not that high
  2. Flickering issues

4. StarTech Thunderbolt 3 Dock

StarTech Thunderbolt 3 Dock

Specifications

Pros

  1. Supports 2 4K displays
  2. Supports 40Gbps speed

Cons

  1. Expensive
  2. Poor cable connection

5. Kensington SD7000 Surface Pro

Kensington SD7000 Surface Pro

Specifications

Pros

  1. Supports 2 4K monitors
  2. With Ethernet

Cons

  1. Expensive
  2. Can’t charge wirelessly

6. Dell USB 3.0 Ultra HD

Dell USB 3.0 Ultra HD

Specifications

Pros

  1. Ultra HD 4K display is supported
  2. Sleek and compact

Cons

  1. Lagging mouse
  2. Perfect with Dell products

7. WAVLINK Universal

WAVLINK Universal

Specifications

Pros

  1. Affordable price
  2. Lots of USB inputs

Cons

  1. Only 1 HDMI port is available
  2. Limited warranty

8. Toshiba Dynadock V3.0+

Toshiba Dynadock V3.0+

Specifications

Pros

  1. Easy-to-use
  2. Portable

Cons

  1. Limited USB ports
  2. Awkward USB port location

9. Kensington USB 3.0

Kensington USB 3.0

Specifications

Pros

  1. Plug and play
  2. Value for your money

Cons

  1. Connectivity problem
  2. Don’t work with new Macs

10. Targus USB 3.0

Targus USB 3.0

Specifications

Pros

  1. Fast USB connectivity
  2. Great value

Cons

  1. Adaptor is required for the Ethernet cable.
  2. No Type C socket

Conclusions

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