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August 6, 2012 • Reviews

Seidio Desktop Charging Cradle/Dock for EVO 4G LTE, HTC One S and X Review

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If you have a HTC EVO 4G LTE, HTC One S or HTC One X this sync/charge dock and cradle is for you. Seidio’s newest dock, the Desktop Charging Cradle/Dock lets you easily dock your smartphone in landscape and, for example, become a bedside alarm clock. Here’s a quick look and then your chance to win the review sample.

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From Seidio:

Our newest Desktop Cradle combines familiar elements from our classic Innodock Jr. and convenient Desktop Cradle. The matte finish on this Desktop Cradle provides elegance to your desk or nightstand, while the sleek LED light indicates that the cradle is being powered.

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Unique design allows for syncing and charging at the same time

Sturdy connector is moveable and provides flexibility as you switch between a bare device and Seidio SURFACE™, ACTIVE®

Charge via the cable provided with your smartphone, eliminating the need for multiple cables

Discreet power LED and matte finish make our cradle convenient and sleek

Includes a Micro-USB cable

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This is pretty much as simple a dock as you will find. It is solid, has non-slip, non-scratch pads on the bottom, and a flexible microUSB port that adjusts to the specific device and many, but not all, cases. The charge indicator light is subtle but easily seen and the price is right. No, the dock does not come with a wall adapter but that isn’t a huge obstacle since the phones do. I don’t love the fairly large SEIDIO on the back but, at least it is hidden when a phone is docked in place.

A note from Seidio: This product is not compatible with the CONVERT® and is not guaranteed to be compatible with other manufacturers’ products.

Just $29.95 here in our Amazon Affiliate Store. Or you can win the review sample!

MSRP: $29.95

What I Like: Does what it promises; Flexible microUSB connector has enough give to protect the vulnerable connection point

What Needs Improvement: No wall adapter; Only works with limited smartphones and not all HTC phones, SEIDIO name is too large and noticeable

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One Response to " Seidio Desktop Charging Cradle/Dock for EVO 4G LTE, HTC One S and X Review "

  1. tweetyscute says:

    I use an iphone 4s

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