“Apple Senior VP of Marketing Phil Schiller has reportedly said that the company has no plans to release a standalone dock for the upcoming iPhone 5, making it the first of its kind without such an accessory from Apple,” Jacqui Cheng reports for Ars Technica.

“We learned about this after Schiller apparently responded to an e-mail from a concerned iPhone buyer,” Cheng reports. “Published at 9to5Mac, the original message asked Schiller about the noticeable absence of an iPhone 5 dock and wanted to know if one was in the works.”

Cheng reports, “Schiller appears to have responded (in part): ‘We do not plan on making a dock for the iPhone 5. Most people who use docks use them with speaker or clock systems.'”

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