Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/02/27/sony_icfclipmk2_xdrc705/

Sony clocks onto iPhone docks

Dock 'n' roll

By James Sherwood

Posted in Hardware, 27th February 2008 15:32 GMT

Sony has unveiled an iPhone-compatible clock radio. It's also taken the wraps of its first ever DAB clock radio too.

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Sony's ICF-ClipMK2: welcome, iPhone

The iPhone clock radio, dubbed the ICF-ClipMK2, comes with a wireless remote for controlling all the iPhone’s audio functions. The dock also accepts iPods, if you haven’t caught onto the iPhone craze yet, and will charge the Apple devices while jacked-in.

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Sony's XDR-C705: DAB hand

If you’re not part of the Apple clan, the unit has a line-in jack for connecting other portable media players, and it works just as well as a basic clock and FM radio.

If you prefer the sound of DAB digital radio in the morning then the XDR-C705 was also launched this week. It can recall up to 20 stations, and an FM tuner is present to pick up stations who've not yet gone digital. It's display has three brightness levels.

The ICF-ClipMK2 will be available in May for around $100 (£50/€75) and the XDR-C705 is available now for around £60 (€85/$120)