11 of the Best iPad Mini Keyboards (list)

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Apple’s new iPad Mini is provides everything  you love about their tablets, expect in a small form that you can hold in one hand. And like everything else that’s new that you buy, you’ll need to also grab a few accessories to enhance your user experience. We’ve compiled a list of iPad Mini keyboards to accompany your new iPad purchase that start at just $20 and up!

11. Slim Aluminum Wireless Bluetooth V3.0 Keyboard

For only $22, this keyboard is made of aluminum and has an ultra-thin design. You can use the Bluetooth keyboard to change your iPad mini into a laptop and it features a built-in bracket that supports your tablet for a comfortable position while typing.

10. Ionic Bluetooth Keyboard Tablet Stand Leather Case

For only $35, the Ionic red and white leather case is sturdy and stylish with it pebble-grain leather exterior, while its keyboard has Bluetooth connectivity.

9. Poetic KeyBook Bluetooth Keyboard Case

If you really want an inexpensive keyboard and case, this one from Poetic is just $27!  It’s a Slim, durable high grain leather like cover that protects your iPad mini. And it has rubberized keys that are spill-proof and also protect iPad screen from scratching when closed.

8. iPad Mini Mod

If you’re not looking to spend too much cash on a keyboard, then the iPad Mini Mod one is great at only $39.99. The aluminum keyboard is thin and provides the device added protection, functionality and style.

7. Agptek iPad Mini Keyboard

For only $45.99, this keyboard for you new iPad mini features Bluetooth wireless connectivity, a QWERTY layout has a very techy look to it.

6. PU Leather Detachable Bluetooth Keyboard Folio Case

These come in four colours, which are black, white, red and brown. The keyboard is Bluetooth and detachable, so if you have no need for it then you do not need to carry it around with you. It’s only $59.99 so it won’t break the bank…that much.

5. Logitech Tablet Keyboard

This Logitech one works with all iPad models, including the new Mini and goes for $39. It’s lightweight and versatile that’s designed to add typing comfort to all the places you want to use your tablet.

4. Belkin iPad Mini Keyboard F5L145 Case

Belkin’s case is just that…a case. There’s now hidden pockets or over-the-top functions, providing you with a full-sized keyboard experience when using it with your iPad Mini. Connectivity to the iPad Mini comes by way of Bluetooth, and the battery receives its charge using the included miniUSB cord. It’s selling for $80.

3. Zagg iPad Mini Keyboard and Cover

Zagg’s $90 7-inch keyboard works with the iPad Mini, along with any other 7-inch tablets they say. The durable case protects the iPad mini and the keyboard from dings and scratches and has a built-in stand to hold it at an ideal angle.

2. ClamCase iPad Mini Keyboard Case

The ClamCase keyboard case for iPad mini provides unparalleled protections and offers infinite viewing angles. With its compact size and thousands of apps at your fingertips, ClamCase for iPad mini delivers the ultimate in productivity. Price is TBD.

1. Apple Wireless Keyboard

If you want an official Apple keyboard for your new Mini, then their Wireless Keyboard is what you want! It’s thin, uses Bluetooth technology and allows your to type wherever you want, with the keyboard in front of your iPad mini or on your lap. Get yours for $69.

Kristie Bertucci is an L.A.-based writer, who can't live without her MacBook Pro. When she's not writing, she's either reading or shopping (online, of course) and loves lazy days so she can catch up on her DVR-recorded shows and movies. She's definitely a Mac girl, she loves music and is currently on a mission to to have an insane and enviable iTunes library.

20 Comments to 11 of the Best iPad Mini Keyboards (list)

  1. Sometimes the keyboard would not respond or respond slowly.
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    a video device such as a DVI or HDMI system. These
    are just popular examples of wireless keyboards with built
    in mouse.

  2. What about the Logitec Ultra Thin Keyboard cover case — $79.95 – just ordered it today…hope I don’t have to send it back….

  3. Several of these don’t have a command key, which makes them useless. I made the mistake of getting a iPad Mini Mod. Ugh!

  4. Did you write this on your phone, or is English not your native language? Who would trust a review with this many typos? Useless. Why even bother?

  5. Why do you bother? This isn’t a review, it’s a (banal) description of what’s on the tin. Pointless

  6. Mine is iPad Mini Leather Bluetooth Keyboard Case on ipadmates for $32. It has a personalized PU leather case, packaging design, easy to carry within keyboard inside

    • rjohnson600

      What is the Bluetooth interface – 2 0, 3.0, or 4.0? I’ve tried three keyboards – all 3.0. – and found that the 3.3 does now with the ipad mini? Have I missed something? Any help is appreciated – I really need a keyboard the same size as the mini.

  7. Thank you for the roundup but I need ease-of-typing reports. None of these are available near me and I could blow the cost of a small ultrabook buying and rejecting (damned restocking fees) each of these keyboards.

  8. I’ve been using Apple’s bluetooth keyboard with my first generation iPad and while i like it, it’s a bit of pain having to carry them both around. Have you seen Belkin’s iPad Mini Keyboard Case? It’s the most portable one that I’ve seen so far (I’m getting an iPad Mini for Christmas).

  9. Great overview. Are you aware of a case for the iPad mini that 1) holds the Apple BT keyboard and 2) the mini? I’m envisioning something like the Origami Workstation, but with a storage system for iPad incorporated.

  10. Thank you for this helpful summary of keyboards available for the mini! It would be wonderful if these mini-reviews included details like weight. We’re attracted to the mini because it’s so small and light. How much of that do we lose when we add a keyboard?

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