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Company: Yantouch

Website: www.Yantouch.com

Model: Black Diamond 2

Price: $59

Compatible: Any iPhone

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Yantouch Black Diamond 2 3D Dock

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By Jeremy Horwitz

Editor-in-Chief, iLounge ()
Published: Friday, September 23, 2011
Category: Miscellaneous Accessories, Lights and Flashers, Docks - Data / Sync

Yantouch's new Black Diamond 2 ($59, aka BD2) is a sequel to the unusual light-reflecting gem-like plastic iPhone dock we reviewed earlier this year. Virtually identical from the outside with some new electronics hidden inside near the dock, Black Diamond 2 is now capable of illuminating itself without an iPhone inside, generating red, blue, green, yellow, and orange colors in a slow flow mode. It can also now enhance a docked iPhone's sound by 2.5 times using a passive amplifier, improving upon the prior version's speakerphone performance as a consequence. As before, the unit comes with a USB cable for charging and syncing your iPhone, which now also supplies power for the internal lights as well.

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