These office gadgets are great for a small work-from-home setup

You have your dream job working from home. But home is a studio apartment—for now. Don't worry because space isn't an issue with these office gadgets.

These office gadgets are great for a small work-from-home setup
These office gadgets are great for a small work-from-home setup

When your home office is literally the room you share with your bed, sofa, and kitchenette, you have to be creative. And we’re here to help by bringing you these office gadgets for a small WFH setup. We rounded up the latest in versatile, space-saving office gadgets to maximize the space you have.

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Minimalism is key when devising a small WFH setup. So we included a slim charger, keyboard, and even a minimalist standing desk. Ready to maximize your apartment office for productivity? Let’s get started.

1. The Apple MacBook Pro with M1 Pro & M1 Max chip has ports for HDMI, Thunderbolt 4, SD, and MagSafe 3.

Apple 2021 MacBook Pro with M1 Pro and M1 Max Chip
Apple 2021 MacBook Pro and a man working

Looking for a WFH laptop? The new Apple MacBook Pro with M1 Pro & M1 Max chip is one of our favorite office gadgets for a small WFH setup. This one has ports and is a real powerhouse thanks to the M1 Pro and M1 Pro Max chips.

Get it for $1,999 on the official website.

2. The Samsung Webcam Monitor S4 is an all-in-one work setup. It has its own webcam, microphone, and speakers to conserve space.

These office gadgets are great for a small work-from-home setup
Samsung Webcam Monitor S4 on a work desk

A great way to save space in a small home office is to choose all-in-one devices when possible. And the Samsung Webcam Monitor S4 comes with a lot. In just one 24-inch monitor you get a pop-up Full HD webcam, speakers, and more.

Get it for $319.99 on the official website.

3. The Twelve South PlugBug Slim USB-C wall charger has a thin design, so you won’t have to move your furniture to charge devices.

These office gadgets are great for a small work-from-home setup
Twelve South PlugBug Slim charging a phone

In a tight office space, bulky chargers can be a hassle. But the Twelve South PlugBug Slim USB-C wall charger is just 0.67 inches thick. Plus, the prongs even fold flat for portability, which is another reason it made this list of office gadgets for small WFH setups.

Preorder it for $24.99 on the official website.

4. The RLDH Alto minimal standing desk keeps you active and doesn’t take up much space. Also, it works with your current desk.

RLDH Alto on a standard desk

You don’t have to upgrade your office gadgets much to switch to a standing work position—even in a studio apartment. The RLDH Alto minimal standing desk is lightweight and compact, and it holds laptops up to 12 inches in size.

Get it for $99.45 on the official website.

5. The Satechi Slim X2 Bluetooth Backlit Keyboard is for Apple devices and has a slim design with a full numeric keyboard.

These office gadgets are great for a small work-from-home setup
Satechi Slim X2 Bluetooth Backlit Keyboard with a Mac

Yes, you can have a full-size keyboard on a tiny desk with the Satechi Slim X2 Bluetooth Backlit Keyboard. You’ll love its space-saving wireless design—and that you can pair it with up to 4 Mac and iOS devices.

Get it for $79.99 on the official website.

6. The Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio easily switches between a laptop and tablet with its Dynamic Woven Hinge that has fabric.

Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio on a black background

The Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio made this list of office gadgets for a small WFH setup because it effortlessly transforms from laptop to tablet mode. Plus, it has a built-in charging and storage port for the Surface Slim Pen 2.

Get it for $1,599.99 on the official website.

7. The Nomad Base Station Mini Magnetic Wireless Charger gives you 15 watts of power on a small charging pad, fitting easily on your desk.

Nomad Base Station Mini magnetic closure
Nomad Base Station Mini Magnetic Wireless Charger in black

Need a compact wireless charging pad for your desk? Go for the Nomad Base Station Mini Magnetic Wireless Charger. It delivers charging rates comparable to wired chargers, and the leather-covered base looks professional.

Get it for $69.95 on the official website.

8. The Satechi R1 Aluminum Stand raises all of your devices—tablet, smartphone, and laptop—for a better viewing experience.

These office gadgets are great for a small work-from-home setup
Satechi R1 Aluminum Stand holding a tablet

You’ll want to add the Satechi R1 Aluminum Stand to your collection of office gadgets for a small WFH setup because it’s so versatile. Use it to raise and angle your laptop, tablet, or smartphone for enhanced productivity.

Get it for $39.99 on the official website.

9. The Bose QuietComfort 45 noise-canceling headphones are great for working from home with voice isolation and 2 listening modes.

Bose QuietComfort 45 noise canceling headphones
Bose QuietComfort 45 on a woman

You know what you don’t want in a small WFH setup? Wires cluttering your desk space. Luckily, the Bose QuietComfort 45 noise-canceling headphones don’t have any. Use them for calls, music, and focusing.

Get them for $329 on the official website.

10. The Kensington StudioCaddy Apple device storage system keeps all of your Apple devices charged and within reach for efficiency.

Kensington StudioCaddy Apple device storage system
Kensington StudioCaddy on a desk

And, of course, you need to easily organize and charge your Apple devices. The Kensington StudioCaddy Apple device storage system does those things with a minimal footprint. It even has holders for viewing and charging in landscape or portrait modes.

Get it for $179.99 on the official website.

Working from home in a small setup needn’t be a challenge. With tech gadgets like these, you’ll streamline your setup and work comfortably. Do you use any space-saving WFH devices you love? Let us know about them in the comments.

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