The best iPad keyboards for the most productivity

With more and more opportunities to work remotely and freelance, it's ever important to find the best ways to be more productive. Your iPad is a portable, easy way to get work done on the go. But typing away on the screen is far from optimal. What you need is an iPad keyboard, and we have just what you're looking for.

The best iPad keyboards for the most productivity
DoBox Pro iPad Docking Station in Use

If you work from home, you understand the struggle of being at home all the time. Sure, it’s nice to work in your pajamas and not have to wander out in the snow, cold, or rain. But it can also be a drag sitting in your home office all the time. Sometimes, you just want to pack up and go out somewhere in the world. If you don’t have a ton of work to do and want to pack light, your iPad is your best option. But typing directly on your iPad is definitely not the easiest way to work. That’s why you need one of the best iPad keyboards to suit your needs.

Or maybe you don’t want to take your iPad to go. Maybe you’re using it at home to write that story that’s always been in your head. Maybe you need to channel your inner Hemmingway while you’re doing it. You’re going to love the retro option we have below. Whatever you need, we have a better way to do it on your iPad.

Brydge Pro iPad Pro Keyboard has 12 months of battery life on a single charge

Turn your iPad into a laptop with the Brydge Pro iPad Pro Keyboard. Ideal for anyone who wants to use their iPad as their main device, the Brydge Pro transforms your iPad Pro into a MacBook, even including the backlit keys. The smooth gliding yet durable hinges function just like a laptop, allowing you to find the perfect viewing angle. When you want the freedom of an on-the-go tablet experience, simply turn on Tablet Mode and fold your iPad back over the device. Along with exceptional typing, the Brydge Pro offers up to 12 months of battery life on a single charge.

DoBox Pro iPad Docking Station converts your tablet to a MacBook

The DoBox Pro iPad Docking Station gives your iPad the functionality of a MacBook Pro. In reality, it might even make your iPad more powerful than a MacBook. Rather than being a flimsy tablet keyboard, this truly makes your iPad look and feel like a laptop. Additionally, with the DoBox Pro, you can connect almost any device to your tablet. Think of all the peripherals you’ll have easy access to. This includes micro SD cards, headphones, an external HDMI display, Ethernet internet, and USB 3.0 devices. Plus, DoBox Pro supports all Apple devices with a USB-C or Lightning port with a special cable, meaning it works with any Apple device running iOS 13 or iPadOS.

Touchtype Pro iPad Keyboard Case holds your Apple Pencil too

Reach your full potential even on the go with the Touchtype Pro iPad Keyboard Case. The creators of this innovative iPad case took every way you use your tablet into consideration for truly thoughtful design. Offering all-over protection for the iPad Pro 12.9″ and 11″, the Touchtype Pro features a built-in keyboard tray that fits the Apple Magic Keyboard like a glove. When it’s not in use, this section neatly and easily folds away. If you’re looking for an even comfier way to type, the keyboard tray magically detaches from the entire case so you can type in any position you want. 

Apple Smart Keyboard Folio Full-Size iPad Pro Keyboard lets you get working right away

Unlike some keyboards, the Apple Smart Keyboard Folio Full-Size iPad Pro Keyboard is ready right out of the box. You don’t have to go through a complicated pairing process to sync it with your iPad Pro. Additionally, it doesn’t require any charging before you can get to work. And this iPad keyboard gives you the typing experience of a bonafide, full-size computer keyboard so that you won’t miss anything. Additionally, this iPad keyboard comes straight from Apple itself, so you know it will work properly with your third-generation iPad Pro.

KnewKey Rymek Retro Bluetooth Mechanical Keyboard is vintage inspired

Enjoy a more pleasing typing experience with the KnewKey Rymek Retro Bluetooth Mechanical Keyboard. Inspired by vintage typewriters and mechanical keyboards, this device is the ideal desktop companion for those who take their typing seriously. Unlike mechanical keyboards for gamers, Rymek offers the same clicking sensation during typing as traditional typewriters. Similarly, it comes with distinguished saddle shape keycaps and Cherry/Gateron switches. Supporting all operating systems, Rymek works seamlessly with most devices. 

Logitech Bluetooth Multi-Device Keyboard K480 is universal

The Logitech Bluetooth Multi-Device Keyboard K480 lets you type in comfort and switch easily between devices. Just turn the Easy-Switch dial to change to another one of up to three connected devices. Its cross-platform and universal compatibility make it a great choice if you have non-Apple devices you rely on as well. You can even use it with your smartphone. It connects via Bluetooth and has a range of up to 10 meters.

OMOTON Ultra-Slim Bluetooth Keyboard lets you connect to your smartphone

Leave the cables at home and have the freedom to type easily on any device. Even your smartphone. The OMOTON Ultra-Slim Bluetooth Keyboard operates at a distance of up to 10 meters and is compatible with your iPad, iPhone, and any other Bluetooth-enabled tablet, laptop, or smartphone. You’ll even have hot keys customized for iPads, including volume, music control, brightness, and more. Even better? A battery life that supports 30 days of continuous use.


OMOTON Ultra-Slim Bluetooth Keyboard

OMOTON Ultra-Slim Bluetooth Keyboard with a tablet

There are a lot of great options here for you, but we’ve got our eye on that retro number. How much fun would it be to have that on your desk, looking all nostalgic? What about you? Do you already have a keyboard to go with your tablet? Let us know!

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Meet Tera Cuskaden

Tera has worked in the publishing industry since 2004 and considers the written word her first love. When she's not writing or editing, she's usually traveling, knitting, or binge-watching Netflix.


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