Till now, charging the iPhone through a dock was only possible with third party accessories. However, the company has decided to bring its official dock that comes with Lightening charging connections for charging the iPhone. This charging dock from the company would be compatible with iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus.
Like all the other official iPhone accessories, the Lightning dock is minimalistic made out of a white base along with the Lightning connector which sticks out with a 3.5mm of jack allowing to play music on the external speakers along with a Lightning power slot. As such there is no particular slot for the iPhone to be placed, however as a result of which the Lightning connector is compatible with all the handsets.
The official Lightning dock offered by Apple is available for $39 much more higher than the price put by other third-party docks which are offered for just $10.
Apple launches its first official charging dock for Lightning-equipped iPhones