DockAll Has Everything You Want in a Bluetooth Speaker, Including Alexa

I love it when a plan comes together. And I love it when I give a good review to a product and then the manufacturer makes a new version that's even better. The latest DockAll from Azpen deserves recognition for an excellent update to an already impressive product.

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The latest model is the D310 Dockall Voice with Alexa Voice and Qi Wireless Charging Sound Hub ($249.99). Azpen has added Amazon Alexa to the speaker that already has so much going for it. As with most third-party Alexa-compatible devices, you need to use the vendor's app to configure it. Like the previous DockAll models from Azpen, their speaker has an integrated Qi wireless charger and it's no slouch. The vertically oriented charger has 10 watts to support fast charging; and three coils, so your phone should charge, no matter the size. You can even place your phone vertically or horizontally.

It's also a Bluetooth speaker, with dual 4 watt speakers focusing in opposite directions, for stereo sound. There's even a built-in microSD slot that supports up to 64 GB of storage, so you can load and play music in MP3 format. Finally, Azpen includes a couple of USB charging ports for additional devices or phones that don't support Qi.

Pros

  • Qi Wireless Charging
  • Bluetooth with dual 4 watt Stereo Speakers and speakerphone capability
  • Integrated Amazon Alexa Voice Assistant via Wi-Fi
  • microSD slot
  • USB charging ports
  • Small footprint due to vertical design

Cons

  • Make sure you choose the Alexa version from their assorted models

Final Verdict

If you want wireless charging and a quality music speaker that also offers Alexa, in a small footprint, only the D310 DockAll from Azpen meets those requirements.

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