Sure you could use your phone as an alarm clock by itself, but this alarm clock display amplifies your phone keeps it charged and looks great! via instructables
In this Intructable I will tell you how to make a good looking smartphone alarm clock. The alarm clock displays the time, can charge the phone and houses a mini amplifier and speaker. I had the idea to build this alarm clock for a long time but the “Time” contest helped me to get started.
The design is inspired by the Areaware alarm clock. I loved the design and simplicity from the first moment I saw it. The disadvantage was that the costs where a little bit high for only a piece of wood. The model that I build can be made for only 25 euro and houses a speaker and amplifier.