Buyer's Guide to the Best Docking Stations of 2023
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Buyer's Guide to the Best Docking Stations of 2023

June 22, 23 - Posted in: Lifestyle
Buyer's Guide to the Best Docking Stations of 2023

Anyone who uses a lot of tech already knows the merits of a docking station. But tech constantly changes and with that comes the need to discover the best of the new.

There have been a lot of developments in docking stations in the past year. And with many of us back in office environments or on the road in business travel, the need for the best laptop docks has only grown.

So what is the best laptop docking station in 2023? Read on to find out.

Travel Docking Stations

USB-C Travel Dock with Power Pass-Through

Don't let its small stature fool you. This travel-sized docking station packs a powerful feature set that's sure to meet your needs on the road.

It's got support for 4K UHD HDR at 30hz via its Mini DisplayPort, HDMI, or VGA ports. It also allows for connectivity via its single USB-C, two USB-A, and single Ethernet ports. Add all that and a 3-year limited warranty, and you've got a powerful road warrior in the palm of your hand!

For many, this will be the best docking station for laptop users on the go.

A Trusty Dual-Display Docking Station

Universal USB-C DV4K DP Docking Station with 65W Power Delivery

Just like Goldilocks, there's something to be said about getting a docking station that is "just right" for you. We've created the perfect dual-display docking station with 4K capability built for the average tech enthusiast.

It can connect to two 4K displays via DisplayPort or can even support a single display at 5K. It also offers 65W power delivery, meaning most of your devices can enjoy a reliable and efficient charging speed.

Add all that alongside your standard I/O (including 1 USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type C upstream port, 1 USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type C downstream port, 3 USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A downstream facing ports, 1 Gigabit Ethernet port, and even a 3.5mm audio in jack) and you've got yourself one of the best laptop docks for nearly every user.

Quad-Display Docking Stations

USB-C Universal Quad 4K (QV4K) Docking Station with 100W Power Delivery

This is the mother of all docking stations. The one to splurge on if you absolutely have to have the docking station worthy of your rig.

This quad-display docking station is the industry's first docking station to support four 4K displays and was a CES® 2020 Innovation Awards Honoree.

It supports a single 5K and four 4K displays via DisplayPort or HDMI. It offers power delivery up to 100W. It's mighty flexible, with numerous I/O (including 1 USB-C, 4 USB-A, 3.5mm, and Gigabit Ethernet). And, most importantly, it comes with a 3 year warranty.

If your needs are great, your tech is plentiful, and your budget is boundless, this universal dock is the best computer docking station you can buy.

Monitor with Built-In Docking Station

24-inch USB-C® Docking Monitor with 100W Power Delivery

The best of both worlds. A monitor that comes with your docking station built in!

Although not technically a docking station, this monitor with built-in docking station offers 100W power delivery via USB-C so you can keep your desk clear and your peripherals powered. It's the best of both worlds and a great option for users looking for an all-in-one docking solution.

Find the Best Docking Solutions for You

There are countless reliable docking stations to choose from, but there's only one source that can offer them all. Targus specializes in the docking stations, power supply, and tech peripherals you need to keep yourself productive and organized. Shop docking stations with power delivery to find your perfect match.

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