The Best Tablet Keyboards of 2019

The Best Tablet Keyboards of 2019

This story was written in collaboration with Forbes Finds . Forbes Finds covers products and experiences we think you’ll love. Featured products are independently selected and linked to for your convenience. If you buy something using a link on this page, Forbes may receive a small share of that sale. Logitech K780 Logitech Tablets are fantastic devices for when you want to watch a video or read a comic or just play Marvel Puzzle Quest on a really, really big screen. But what about when you want to actually get work done? With a form factor that consists of nothing but screen, typing out emails, manipulating Google doc or filling out spreadsheets is a chore. Now, just about any keyboard can be hooked up to a tablet via Bluetooth. But that doesn’t mean it’s the ideal portable keyboard for your tablet. After all, busting out your full-sized, 10-key, mechanical keyboard on the plane just isn’t going to work. Here are some smarter options for tablet keyboards. Apple If you’re lucky enough to have an iPad Pro, you simply have to have the companion keyboard case. The official Apple Smart Keyboard Folio is so good, it should be included in the box with the iPad Pro. The keys have just the right amount of travel so that extended typing sessions don’t get tiring. You don’t have to worry about charging the folio, since it draws power from the iPad Pro itself. Plus, there are two notches for easy setting of optimal viewing angles. If you want your iPad Pro to be a true productivity machine, you need the Smart Keyboard Folio as well. It also comes in a smaller version to fit your 10.5″ iPad Pro . Logitech The Logitech K780 has a lot of things going for it. Not only does it have a built-in tablet/phone rest, but you can switch between three devices with your preset buttons. The keyboard is also OS-agnostic. Mac, PC, iOS, Android? The K780 doesn’t care, it will work with anything that has Bluetooth capability or the ability to plug in a wireless transmitter. If you have a mouse that works with Logitech’s Flow technology, you can even eliminate having to manually switch between devices. The keyboard input will follow your mouse from device to device, activating wherever your cursor is. This is also the only keyboard on this list that manages to sneak in a number pad. For a portable keyboard, that’s a pretty big accomplishment. This keyboard also barely sips battery power, lasting for two years on a couple of AAA batteries. Logitech The Logitech K380 Multi-Device Bluetooth Wireless Keyboard is a compact keyboard that’s just about an inch taller than an iPad mini and is barely thicker than a AAA battery. It can store multiple profiles on the device so that you can switch among your tablet, phone and your home computer. Honestly, it’s a solid enough performer that it could be your only keyboard. It even has multiple layouts printed […]

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