1. Bowers and Wilkins A7
Following in the similarly luxurious design footsteps as the Zeppelin Air, the A7 leaves out the dock and control panel entirely for a truly minimalist look. Packing four stereo drivers and a 6-inch subwoofer to deliver the bass, the AirPlay powered is controlled from the B&W mobile app and can be hooked up to more than one A7 speaker for a Sonos-style multiroom experience.
Bluetooth: No | Apple AirPlay: Yes
Price: £599 | Link: Bowers Wilkins | Out: October 2012
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Best Airplay and Bluetooth wireless speakers to buy. It's time to bring cable-free sound to the new iPhone 5, iPod Touch and the Apple iPad
With arrival of the iPhone 5 came the announcement that instantly made many an iPod/iPhone dock redundant as the Cupertino company decided to introduce a new slimmer Lightning connector for its latest smartphone and PMP range.
While we don't expect to see industrial sized bins filled to the brim with unwanted docks, the future for Apple lovers it seems is streaming, and whether it's Apple's own AirPlay technology or Bluetooth we've picked five iPhone 5-friendly systems to consider investing in.