Sony DK52 Micro USB Charging Dock for Xperia Z3 Plus

by XB on 26th May 2015

in Accessories, Xperia Z4 and Z3+ series

Sony DK52 Micro USB Charging Dock_4Now that Sony has given up on the magnetic pins/charging seen on the older Xperia Z models, we were wondering whether it would bother releasing a dock for the Xperia Z3+. Well it has in the form of the Micro USB Charging Dock DK52.

As the name suggests, this is simple a micro USB charging dock for the Xperia Z3+, it offers no bells and whistles that we can tell. It would have been good if Sony made the dock Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 certified, but this doesn’t seem to be the case. The Micro USB Charging Dock DK52 will come with three charging dock attachments to fit both a naked Xperia Z3+ and handsets where a case is being used. We don’t have any pricing information on the DK52 dock, but expect it to launch next month.

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  • Kristo

    Looks a bit odd to be honest…

  • Denis Deny Jamny

    At least something. And it is more practical as well. You just put it in right how you hold it and it doesn’t take that much space. Yeah a bit odd, but that’s it. Functionaly It’s OK for me. Altough, it may fall to the sides as I look at it. Well I’m happy with my Z3C ;)

  • Fadi Obaya

    not surprised, still going to wait for Z5

  • Clarence Alvarado

    Why only for charging? They should have made it with full USB functionality (charging, file transfer to PC, TV out with MHL)

  • ChilliPSco

    Bet it comes with a premium Sony price tag.

    Looked at the Sony Game Control Mount the other day. £24.99 (UK) via Sony’s website, yet half the price on Amazon UK.

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  • Ryan Kumar Jassi

    Still prefer magnetic dock upgrading from the z to the z2 is the best decision I ever made

  • papamacike

    We wanna this wallpaper!
    PLS SONY, share it with us!

  • SimonPieman

    Hopefully its better that the cheap shit they think they can overcharge for on the Z3. Its embarrassingly bad, no weight and cheap plastic.

  • Svnjay

    Ask and you shall receive.

  • theskig

    This is really stupid.
    You removed those fantastic magnetic pins on the side and this is the answer?
    I want the old good dock back.

  • theskig

    40 -> 150 euro :)

  • theskig


  • Mac

    wow.. now that’s some ugly piece of plastic right there.. could at least have been same width as the phone, plz..

  • Xperia Z3+ – The best of Sony smartphone technology with up to 2 days’ battery life

  • jmaxim917

    Sony really needs to get over their love affair with docks. Docks are so 5 to 10 years ago. Is Sony even trying to compete in the current market. Sony, I need wireless charging, biometric scanner and IR remote going forward and please stop thinking that these docks are what consumers want, I know I don’t.

  • bojan radovanovic

    Nope, i don’t like it. I use dock to watch movies, so this one is no use for me.
    Hope they go back with Z5

  • phil

    really? why bother make a dock?.

  • vzangel

    Well, don’t be surprised if you don’t surprise then either.

  • GraphiteEdge

    Try mounting a wireless charger to your cars dashboard, most simply sit the phone on them and gives no angle to view things like navigation. This dock allows you to do this. Glad they released it. Sad about the magnetic pins though.

  • ????? ????????

    It will be more complicated to plug the phone into this charger. There more possibility to damage lower frame with this usb connector in dock. Magnetic connector is more comfortable and safe, IMHO.

  • Chee Keong Chan

    True. But I still prefer the magnetic dock. It’s easier to mount it than having to position the micro usb port like this one. And you might risk scratching the bottom of the phone when trying to align the phone to dock

  • jmaxim917

    Try mounting that dock pictured above is your car.

  • GraphiteEdge

    Easy, I’ve done it work my z2 dock. You just get a 3m command strip or some good double sided tape, put it on the base of the stand and stick it to the dash. I’ve also used Velcro dots before, but they didn’t work as well cause they were circular.

  • GraphiteEdge

    I prefer the magnetic one too, but this is much better than nothing.

  • yudi_hilmawan

    Some of Sony Smartphone Accessories is completly stupid and expensive.
    Wireless charging dock with built in battery would be better than this.

  • Chan Kin Cheung

    does anybody think this dock is so much like ip6’s dock? c’mon sony you are cleverer than this

  • Moonlight


  • Supriseption!!


  • Brian De Guzman

    wireless doesn’t charge fast enough

  • Emil Oskarsson

    Hopefully my xperia z will keep on going until then ;)

  • papamacike

    Big THX!

  • Tom Brookman

    Despite the look and feel the Z2 is the worst Sony phone I’ve ever had: Lousy voice quality during calls and even more worse reception quality – which is attested by test magazines, too.

  • gamer324

    Don’t worry, now that it’s a standard micro-usb/mhl port, cool 3rd party docks will come along soon enough, and most dock makera try to keep the Sony aesthetic anyhow so it’s not like they’ll be fugly.

  • gamer324

    Not to mention it’s poorly designed; muffles the bottom speaker.

  • gamer324

    That and They should have curved the plastic and made it glossy/matte combo to match the z4 design (kind of like the tablet z4 where the back is matte and the sides are glossy)

  • KathyJManess

    ??? $73.. per-hr @mi23//



  • Amir

    No quick charge support = no buy. though, thanks god they ditch the magnetic port. so this charger is good but not best. and next time support built in wireless charging. overall z3+ is a small but competitive flag update. go sony!

  • Emanuele L.

    This dock is not very different from the previous ones (they used the lateral pins).
    The real loss is that the orientation of the phone is in portrait.
    The landscape orientation IMHO is much more comfortable for viewing of photos, videos and as alarm clock or streaming TV.
    I hope, for future Zx, in the possibility of a charging solution in landscape. Especially when used with a car dock.
    Today, in my car with my Z3, I use an Imobi4 car dock with charging pins in combination with the app “Sony Car” and all it’s fantastic! Great for navigation map and managing phone calls.
    I hope this dock allows data transfer via USB, not only the charging function.

    PS= Why Sony doesn’t a decent official car dock (not like the previous ones…)

  • Dj.A.K30

    xperiablog====== —->SEE INFO< <<<< >

  • vzangel

    The magnetic port was a better solution, with USB there’s always the risk of it wearing and breaking.

  • Amir

    I disagree. sony done the right thing for better reasons.

  • yep and if you charge 1:30 you will get 2 day usage.

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