So, you are going to start a new journey with a Macbook Pro Docks; good luck for you! But not only the ‘good luck’ wish will ensure a great journey with the product, tight?
You have to go through hundreds of similar-looking, differently-performed products and choose a single one that would be suitable for your particular needs. Sounds difficult?
Well, we admit that the product selection process is truly difficult but only when you don’t have the right direction. We are here with the best 10 Macbook Pro Docks on the market with buying guide so you don’t waste your valuable hours on the research.
You might ask, how we chose the products?
We collected the all the popular brands (among what you find it hard to choose the one) and tested individually. After the tests, our team discussed the individual features and ranked the products in a short-list from one to ten numbers.
Not only this, but we talked with real-life users and got idea about how they feel about the products. Not every brand will give you 100% positive user experience; you may need to compromise some qualities for the sake of your budget or any other particular feature.
10 Best Macbook Pro Docks
And, your wait is over now. Here are the most exciting products on the market that offer you some great features and make your life easier.
- ⭐【7-in-1 USB C Hub Plug&Play】This Multiport USB C Adapter extends a laptop’s USB-C into 7 ports (3 USB 3. 0 ports, 1 HDMI port, 1 Power Delivery charging port, 1 SD card reader, 1 TF card reader). Plug and play, no additional Software and Driver needed
- ⭐【4K HDMI to USB C Hub】 Mirror or extend your Type C devices screen with 4K video @ 30Hz or 1080p video HDMI output to HDTV, monitors, or projectors. Simple connection to get stunning pleasure
- ⭐【100W Power Delivery Dock】The USB-C charging input port of this hub could connect a power adapter up to 100W power delivery to keep your laptop high-speed charging while you're using all other functions of the hub. Please make sure the USB-C port of your device supports charging function
- ⭐【Fast USB C Hub】 3 USB 3.0 ports support transfer speeds up to 5Gbps, and charging up to [email protected]
- ⭐【Pocket size SD/TF USB C Adapter】Made of durable aluminum alloy casting with tiny pocket size, 5.1 x 1.1 x 0.44 inch. Compatible with SD&TF cards up to 512GB capacity, and data transfer speeds up to 480Mbps.Portable & Anti-overheat design is ideal to use at home, on working place or during travelling
- 15-IN-2 Expansion & Compatibility: Tobenone MacBook Pro docking station dual monitor expands to 2 x [email protected]|60Hz HDMI ports, 4 x USB 3.0 5Gbps, 1 x USB-C 5Gbps, USB C PD 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0 for wireless keyboard and mouse, 3.5mm Audio/Mic, SD/TF reader and RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet. Plug and play, NO driver needed. Exclusive design for your MacBook Pro M1 Pro 2021/Macbook Pro M1 Max 2021, MacBook Pro 13inch 2016/2017/2018/2019/2020, MacBook Pro 15inch 2016/2017/2018/2019, MacBook Pro 16inch 2019, MacBook Air(Retina 13-inch) 2018/2019/2020, NOTE: M1/M2 chip only can get one external monitor. Not compatible with Windows laptop.
- Versatile Dual 4K Extend Monitor: Tobenone USB C dual monitor laptop docking station offers a choice to add 2 external monitors via HDMI ports, and easily drive two [email protected]/[email protected] in extend mode, which means you can have 3 screens(included laptop) with different content at a time!
- Super-Speed Data Transmission: The USB C Laptop Dual Monitor MacBook Pro docking station is equipped with 4 USB 3.0 ports and one USB C port support transmission speed up to 5 Gbps, allowing you to access your files in seconds and simultaneously read SD and TF memory card. The MacBook Pro Adapter also offers 2 USB 2.0 ports to connect your wireless keyboard and mouse without any lag.
- Strong Power Delivery USB C PD 3.0 Port: MacBook Pro docking station dual monitor supports max 100W power input and offers up to 87W safe and fast charging for connected MacBook Pro/Air, simply by connecting the laptop’s power adapter into the USB-C PD port. NOTE: charger NOT included.
- Stable & Reliable Wired Ethernet: Tobenone USB C dual monitor MacBook Pro dock offers an RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet port, supports up to 1Gbps and auto adapts 10/100/1000Mbps, easily streaming movies, downloading large files, or playing games.
- 【M1/M2 Doesn’t Support Dual External Monitor】 Because of some original functional limitations of the M1/M2 chip, the Macbook series with 2020 M1/2022 M2 chip officially supports only one external monitor. It doesn’t support dual external monitor for 2020 M1/2022 M2. If you care about dual displays, we don't recommend this dock.
- 【Dual [email protected] Extended Displays Model】iVANKY 4K triple display macbook pro docking station connects two external [email protected] displays simultaneously in extend mode using two HDMI ports. This dock supports two 4K extended displays with up to 3840x2160 resolution at 60Hz only for your 15'' MacBook Pro (/2019/ 2018/ 2017), 16'' MacBook Pro (2021/ 2019) or Macbook 2020 Intel series. Note: HDMI ports may stop working when using the HDMI converter !!! Ensure using the HDMI to HDMI cable.
- 【Dual [email protected] Extended Displays Model】For 14" MacBook Pro (2021), 15" MacBook Pro ( 2016), 13" MacBook Pro ( 2019/ 2018/ 2017/ 2016), 13" MacBook Air (2019/ 2018), the first 4k monitor have a refresh rate of 60Hz, while the second will refresh at 30Hz. It works with macOS Sierra 10.12 and later, or Windows 8, 10, and later. It doesn't support linux system. Plug and play, easy to use without any DisplayLink, external driver required.
- 【96W Laptop Charging & 18W PD 3.0】With the independent 180W PD 3.0 power adapter in the package, all ports on the dock share a maximum power supply of 180W ensuring safe and stable performance during usage. The MacBook docking station supports up to 96W of laptop charging power, charging your MacBook Pro/Air at full speed. The 18W PD 3.0 USB-C port offers simultaneous high-speed charging for your phone or other mobile device.
- 【5Gbps Fast Data Transfer】Dual USB-C and four USB-A ports are compliant with the USB 3.0 standard, supporting data transfer rates at up to 5Gbps, 10x faster than USB 2.0. The SD and microSD (TF) slots can read data simultaneously and transfer files with a maximum speed of 104 MB/s.
- 12 IN 1 USB C Hub Dongle Designed for MacBook Pro/Air 2018-2020. With advance chip, expand your work opportunities and provide you more stable performance. No need any drivers or software, just plug and play. Convert your macbook usb c port into 12 ports:2x4K 60Hz hdmi, vga,gigabit ethernet network, 4xusb, sd/tf card reader, 100w pd and 3.5mm audio.(Not for M1,M2 Chip MacBook Pro/Air)
- Fast Data Transfer Speed(2xUSB3.0+2xUSB2.0+1000MB Ethernet port) With 2x USB 3.0 ports with 900mA output and ensure instant sync and file transfer at 5Gbps and 480Mbps transfer speed accordingly, and easily connect smartphones, tablet, hard drives for effortless data transfer with USB-C port. 2 extra USB 2.0 ports allows you to connect keyboard or mouse without any lag. A 1000 Mbps Ethernet port provides a more stable and faster connection to a wired network.
- Cystal 4K Video and 2 HDMI. Use HDMI port to enter mirror mode for Mac OS or extended mode and transfer vivid 4K Ultra HD @ 60Hz or Full HD 1080p @ 60Hz video with 3D effect from laptop screen to a monitor, projector, HDTV, etc. Stream movies, presentations or video games on your monitors in one click: 2 HDMI ports can be used simultaneously, but with only one 4K monitor. The VGA port supports up to 1080P @ 60HZ.
- USB C Power Delivery 100W&3.5mm Audio Port. PD charging connector plug allows you to fast and easily charge MacBook or other devices with USB-C ports (data transfer is not supported) and provide additional power for the hard drive, DVD driver, and accessories that are simultaneously connected to USB ports. 3.5mm audio/mic port ensures simple headphone connection for your awesome musical experience.
- Strong Compatibility and Fast SD Card Reader. SDXC and Micro SD card slots provide superior data storing versatility and fast transfer speed (SD/TF can be used simultaneously). Compatible with Mac OS, Speed up to 104mb/s, depends on card's quality.
- [email protected] Triple Extend Display: Triple Extend mode with [email protected] resolution Technology is an advancing move that over 99% of USB C docking Station that can not achieve. The Hiearcool 4K Triple display docking station takes work-flow efficiency to a new level with a vivid image. 9in2 USB C docking station is presenting an Ultra-High-Definition video through 1HDMI for 4K 3840*[email protected], 2HDMI for 4K 3840*[email protected](Incompatible with Macbook M1 series.)
- Born for Magnify Your MacBook Pro/Air: Don't want to carry around multiple expensive Mac adapters, dongles, or cumbersome docking stations? The Hiearcool Triple-Display Innovation combination of USB C Hub and docking station is the ultimate accessory for your MacBook Pro/Air, more features, more possibility, light-weight and portable. The new Hiearcool USB C docking station features 2 X 4K HDMI, SD/MicroSD Card Reader, USB C Data Transfer, 100W PD, and 2 x USB 3.0 ports.
- Specific Compatible List: 9 in 2 USB C Docking Station is exclusive for MacBook Pro 13inch 2016/2017/2018/2019/2020, MacBook Pro 15inch 2016/2017/2018/2019, MacBook Pro 16 inch 2019, and MacBook Air(Retina 13-inch) 2018/2019/2020. Plug and Play. No drives needed, creating more value for work.
- Powerfully Effective your Work: 1*Ethernet: Speed up to 1Gbps. 1*SD: UHS-I, speed up to 104MB/s. 1*MicroSD and SD: UHS-I, speed up to 104MB/s. 2*USB3.0: Data transfer speed up to 5Gbps & charging up to [email protected] Max. 1*Type C gen 1 Up to 5 Gbps & [email protected] Max. 1*USB-C: Power Delivery, up to 100W (note: data transfer not supported).
- First and Ever: Industry-leading technical design with Aluminum out shell, long cord isolation the heat away from the laptop while functioning. Exclusive Smart chip shortens the charging time with power delivery 3.0 (backward with PD 2.0), preventing overload, over-voltage, over-current, short circuit, overcharge, voltage regulation, temperature protection, the wise choice of docking station under safety.
- Especially for Your MacBook Pro/Air: The Tobenone MacBook Pro docking station dual monitor is compatible with your MacBook Pro 2016/2017/2018/2019/2020 (Not M1), MacBook Air 2018/2019/2020 (Not M1). This dual-monitor adapter for MacBook Pro/Air features 2 4K HDMI ports, 1x VGA, 4 x USB 3.0, 1 x USB C, 2xUSB 2.0, 3.5mm Audio, and RJ45. Less heat, more stable with 13 ports, more features, more possibility, and plug and play, without any driver or software.M1 Macbook only can extend one monitor.
- Dual 4K EXTEND Monitor: Allow you access dual 4K external monitors with our MacBook Pro USB C Hub directly, it is perfect to deal with those highly productive tasks with Ultra HD image and video output. Enjoy a crystal-clear bigger dual 4K screen (HDMI1 3840*[email protected]/60Hz) via this dual monitor MacBook Pro USB C adapter.
- Superspeed Data Transfer: Ultra-fast data transfer with a rate of 5Gbps for the USB 3.0 port and USB-C port. The MacBook Pro Adapter has two USB 2.0 Ports that are specially designed for your wireless devices, such as keyboard and mouse, offer you a stable WiFi connection. (Note: The front USB-C port supports data transfer, NOT for Alternate mode DisplayPort)
- Up to 87W Charging with Dual Monitor Docking Station: Using the latest chipset that supports up to 100W power input(PD3.0), and offers max 87W power charging for your connected USB C /Thunderbolt 3 laptop/notebook, this dual monitor MacBook pro USB C adapter hub offers high-speed charging for all connected phone or other devices simultaneously. (Charger is NOT included).
- High-Speed and Stable Wired Ethernet: This USB C dual monitor laptop docking station is equipped with an RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet Network Port definitely provides stable and faster network connection, automatically adapts to 10M/100M/1000Mbps network transmission. NOT more wait for streaming movies, downloading large files or playing games.
- ✔️ WORKS RIGHT OUT OF THE BOX – The Ascrono Docking Station features the easiest connection of any MacBook compatible docking station. Simply slide your MacBook into the dock to connect all of your devices in a single motion. The green light indicates that you are immediately connected to all of your peripherals, and makes it easy to seamlessly switch between desktop & laptop.
- ✔️ REFINES YOUR WORKSPACE – Wires, adapters, cables and even your MacBook itself can make for a cluttered work space. Get rid of the mess and elegantly display your MacBook in our docking station designed to beautifully complement your device with high-quality alloys, and matching space gray color.
- ✔️ PROTECTS YOUR MACBOOK – Save your MacBook from beverage spills, fraying cables, accidental drops, and unsightly scratches. Ascrono’s heavy, solid base, provides a safe, and secure place to stow your laptop while you work. And, unlike other docks, Ascrono will not scratch your MacBook while in use. PLEASE NOTE: Does not work with most MacBook covers – must remove cover prior to docking.
- ✔️ CONNECTS ALL OF YOUR DEVICES – Ascrono Docking Station is your central hub for all of your MacBook Pro accessories and peripherals. The 2x USB-C Thunderbolt-4 compatible ports feature lightning fast 40Gbps connection speeds, and allow you to connect your charger, and any other USB-C device. Choose our bundles which include adapters to connect one or two 4K HDMI Monitors as well as other commonly used connectors.
- ✔️ SUPPORTS THESE MODELS ONLY – This docking station model supports: MacBook Pro 13, 15 & 16 inch, built between 2016-2020 and 2022 M2 with the TOUCH BAR ONLY, including 13 inch MacBook M1 & M2. Look for our other offerings that support other MacBook models not listed here. PLEASE NOTE: The 13” MacBook Pro M1 & M2 only supports one external monitor!
- ⚡【Multi-expansion & Multi-purpose】:Minisopuru USB C Docking Station Dual Monitor is designed specifically for expanding your Macbook. The MacBook docking station has 2 x HDMI, 2 x USB 3.0, 1 x USB 2.0, PD3.0 charging port, 3.5mm audio, RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet, SD, and TF slots, Making your MacBook more diversified to meet your daily needs. The docking station for MacBook pro combined with a vertical laptop stand and non-slip design cools your MacBook faster and organizes messy cables for a clean desk.
- ⚡【Plug & Play, MacBook Compatible】:This USB C dual socket is compatible with Thunderbolt USB C ports. Plug & Play, and multiple ports can be expanded without installing any drivers. The Macbook Docking Station is compatible with MacBook Pro 13" 2016 and later; MacBook Pro 14" 2021; MacBook Pro 15" 2016 or later; MacBook Pro 16" 2019 and later; MacBook Air 2018 and later.Please Note: Due to M1/M2 chip limitations, This MacBook docking station dual monitor can only drive one monitor and the first-insert-first-display principle.(Excluding M1 Pro and M1 MAX chips)
- ⚡【[email protected] HD Three-display】: Macbook pro docking station realizes three-display through 2 HDMI and 1 notebook. The MacBook dock can connect two external monitors at the same time and can be up to [email protected], allowing you to easily have vivid UHD picture quality to enjoy movies, presentations, or video games. (Note: HDMI 1 can be Up to [email protected], and HDMI 2 is decided according to the DP of the notebook(1、DP1.2: [email protected]；2、DP1.4: [email protected])).
- ⚡【Fast and Stable USB & Gigabit Ethernet】: This Macbook pro docking station dual monitor has 2 USB 3.0, 5V 900mA inputs, and the transfer speed is up to 5Gbps, allowing you to easily connect your smartphone or U disk for fast and stable data transfer, Efficiently improve your office efficiency.USB 2.0 ports allow you to connect keyboards or mice without delay. The MacBook Pro dock also supports a 1000 Mbps Ethernet port, giving you a more stable and faster wired network connection.
- ⚡【100W Fast Charge & 104Mb/s SD/TF】: The Mac docking station has a USB-C PD3.0 port that supports up to 100W input, max 87W output. Quickly charge your MacBook or other devices with a USB-C port. (USB-C PD does not support data transfer). And with SD & TF card slots with speeds up to 104mb/s, providing excellent data storage and transfer speeds (SD/TF can be used simultaneously). Please note: If you want to charge the MacBook, we recommend you to use the original adapter with 65W or more.
- 4K Docking Station Dual Monitor: USB C MacBook Pro docking station can connect two/three external monitors through 2 HDMI and 1 VGA port. The HDMI 1 port supports [email protected], HDMI 2 port supports [email protected], VGA port Resolution is [email protected] Since the HDMI2 and VGA ports are the same signals while using HDMI2 and VGA ports at the same time will extend the same content. The docking station for MacBook is plug and play and without any driver installation. (Note: MacBook with M1/M2 chip only can extend one monitor.)
- Multiports Mac Docking Station Dual Monitor: The Apple docking station Macbook Pro equip with 2xHDMI ports, 1xVGA port, 2x5Gbps USB3.0, 1x5Gbps USB C port, SD&Micro SD, 1xRJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet, 2x USB2.0 to connect wireless devices such as keyboard & mouse, 1xAudio supports microphone & headset. Dock station for macbook pro has the latest PD3.0 chipset that supports up to 100W power input and can charge your MacBook Pro/Air with up to 87W of power. Note: The power supply is not included.
- MacBook Docking Station Dual Monitor Stand Vertical: This MacBook Air docking station can connect multiple peripheral devices to improve your work efficiency. Putting your MacBook in a vertical stand can not only saves a lot of desk space but also help the laptop to dissipate heat effectively. This USB C Mac dock station dual monitor is plug and play, and easy to setup. Perfect for your home office and work-from-home.
- 5 USB Ports for Data Transfer Apple Macbook Air Docking Station: This macbook air docking station dual monitor equip with 2 USB3.0 ports and 1 USB C port, supporting data transfer rates at up to 5Gbps which would help you transfer the file within a few seconds. You can also connect the wireless devices to the 2 USB 2.0 ports on the macbook dock station. SD&Micro SD can read data and transfer files quickly with a maximum speed of 104 MB/s, letting you work quickly and smoothly.
- Mac Dock Compatible with MacBook Pro/Air: This USB C mac docking station dual monitor with dual HDMI is compatible with MacBook, including MacBook Pro 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021; MacBook Air 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021. Special Note: Due to M1/M2 chip limitations, this Docking Station with 2 HDMI Ports can only support one monitor when using the MacBook with M1/M2 chip.
- An Exclusive C Hub for MacBook Pro & Air: Ultra Slim USB C Hub is tailored for Macbook Air 2020, 13" and 15" MacBook Air 2018/2019, MacBook Pro 2019/2018/2017/2016. UGREEN USB-C hub with a sleek aluminum finish perfectly blend in with MacBook. And all hub ports can work simultaneously, small yet mighty. (Note: Remove the MacBook protective case before connecting type C hub adapter).
- Vivid Video Display Via HDMI: 4K UHD ([email protected]) HDMI port, easily connects your Macbook Pro to a larger display with high resolution for a better image, video output, to share the content without any converter dongle. Conveniently mirror or extend your screen for multitasking at work with UGREEN MacBook hub. This USB C hub supports 5K display on USB C port and 4K displays on HDMI port synchronously
- Thunderbolt 3 Compatible, One for All: This Thunderbolt 3 hub supports max 6K Video output, 100W PD charging via a USB C port, fast data transferring up to 40Gbps with Thunderbolt devices and up to 10Gbps with USB 3.1 Gen 2 devices, transfer HD movies or files in just seconds.
- 5Gbps Superspeed Data Transfer: This USB Type C hub adds extra 3 USB 3.0 ports to support super faster data transfer up to 5Gbps for connecting multiple USB peripheral devices such as flash drive, hard drive, keyboard, mouse, printer, MP3 player and more. Multi ports HUB could keep you away from the trouble of plugging& unplugging repeatedly and fast transfer files directly among the storage devices, like 2.5" hard drive and flash drive
- Compact and Portable Size:Compact and lightweight, allows you to expand your laptops'capabilities while on-the-go. The aluminum case is better for heat dissipation, electronic component and circuitry will be conducted to outside more quickly, making this USB C adapter safer to use.
How Can You Choose The Best Macbook Pro Docks?- Go Through This Buying Guide
No matter how great a brand is, you must know some factors that should be considered before making the purchase.
Some models will be more durable than the others, some will be cheaper, some will last longer, and some may make you break the bank.
So, factors like longevity, product materials, durability, price, usability, and warranty should be your concern. But imagine doing all the research before buying a single product! Won’t it be a huge burden on your shoulder when you have bigger things to get worried about?
We know how it feels. For this, we’ve done the job for you. Our AI collected thousands of data about the product information through advanced algorithms. Therefore, these buying guides will make your product selection journey smooth and simple.
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