Some devices supporting Apple’s Lightening connector technology
Since Apple’s Lightning connector launch, many companies have started supporting it in their sound systems being launched. Here is a list of some of the products and companies supporting lightning connector.
Bose has its SoundDock Series III that is compatible with all Lightning-enabled iOS devices, including the iPhone 5 and fifth-generation iPod touch.
Philips DS3205 docking system John Lewis for £99.95 with Apple Lightning connector- high-quality neodymium speakers that produce a better bass response and balanced sound quality than other speakers. Philips also has Bedroom DS1155, Room-to-Room DS3205, Portable DS7580 and a high-end Lifestyle Music System DMC2067.
JBL has OnBeat Micro Speaker Dock with Lightning Connector. There also is JBL OnBeat Rumble costing almost $400. Although high in price, its high in value as well. OnBeat Rumble comes with a pair of 11-watt full-range drivers and a 4.5-inch subwoofer for enhanced bass response.
iLuv Aud 5 speaker dock for the iPhone 5.
Sony also recently announced it Lightning-friendly speaker dock SRS-GC11IP in Japan. It comes with alarm clock and radio.
Sound Step by Soundfreaq.
Bowers & Wilkins has two new iPhone speaker docks, the Z2 and an updated version of the Zeppelin Air both supporting Lightning connector.
Panasonic has SC-HC series SC-HC58 / SC-HC38 / SC-HC28.
SC-HC28 does not have wireless capabilities like the other models, but it comes with a Lightning dock supporting iPhone 5 and iPad Mini. It also has USB connection for other devices.
Panasonic also has SC-NE5 announced at CES 2013. This model also comes with a Lightning Dock as a separate unit from the main speaker. This allows users the compatibility with latest iOS devices like iPhone 5 and iPod Touch 5.