Best Keyboard Cases for 10.2-inch iPad in 2019 For Typing Experience

From premium offerings, affordable options to the cheapest keyboard cases designed for 2019 10.2-inch iPad 7, the roundup has got more than what meets the eyes!

Apple never fails to take a potshot at PC makers especially when introducing a new iPad. And the iPhone 11 event on September 10 was no exception. While introducing the entry-level iPad 7, the tech giant took a sharp swipe at the PC market, saying the cheapest iPad is twice faster and has much-better display than the most selling PC in the US.

As someone who has tried his hands on almost all the iPad models, I can buy Apple’s claim (without any skepticism). Though the tablet still has a long way to go before killing computers or laptops, the device does become a great asset when paired with a full-size keyboard.

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Whether you want to take on action-packed games, type out emails comfortably or write your projects, the following assortment of the best 10.2-inch iPad keyboards can get the most out of your tablet. Moreover, they are equally efficient at safeguarding the tablet as well. With that said, let’s explore the highly-rated keyboard covers for the iPad 7!

Best 10.2-inch iPad Keyboard Cases of 2019

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#1. Apple Smart Keyboard

iPad 10.2-inch Keyboard Case from Apple

Whenever I have thought of getting a premium keyboard case for iPad, Apple Smart Keyboard is the one that comes to mind instantly. The keyboard cover looks complete in more ways than one. Be it the slim form-factor or the full-size keyboard, it has got both the quality and flair to transform your iPad 7 into an adorable notebook like MacBook.

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One of the coolest things about this keyboard cover is the swift connection thanks to the Smart Connector. It has the full support for auto sleep/wake technology that does a great job of maximizing the battery life of the iPad 7.

Though not as protective as Logitech’s Rugged Folio, the Smart Keyboard can keep your iPad protected from minor impact. If Apple’s elegant keyboard cover impresses your penchant, you’ve got to pay $159 – which is too pricey.

USP: Super smooth typing experience
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#2. Infiland

Infiland Keyboard Case for iPad 7th Generation 10.2-inch

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Infiland’s keyboard case is not the one that can match the flair of the Apple Smart Keyboard. Nor does it have the rugged casing of Logitech’s Rugged Folio. But there are two departments where it can put both these premium keyboards to shame.

Unlike other keyboard covers, it has a built-in kickstand that makes for more enhanced viewing and typing experience. And, it’s available for just $45.95 which makes it a better choice for those who want a fairly competent keyboard case at an affordable price point.

The use of hard plastic and PU leather has strengthened the casing to endure shock. With more than a handy keyboard, it’s undoubtedly one of the budget-friendly keyboard covers for iPad 7.

USP: Built-in Kickstand
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#3. ELTD One-Piece Keyboard Case

ELTD One-Piece Keyboard Case for iPad 10.2-inch

Just in case you find the premium 10.2″ iPad keyboard covers a bit too much for your budget, ELTD has offered a fairly decent option ($37.99) for you. Aside from the low-price tag, the cover has a decent keyboard. With the keys being responsive, typing shouldn’t cause pain to your fingers.

As for design, the company has used soft PU leather to give a bit sophisticated look to the exterior. And with the inclusion of microfiber, the cover has got resistance to prevent scratches. Talking about battery life, it’s good enough to last up to 60 hours at one charge.

USP: Simple and sophisticated design
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#4. IVSO

IVSO 10.2-inch iPad Keyboard Case

IVSO’s budget-friendly keyboard cover ($28.99) is worth checking out. Both from a flexibility and typing experience point of view, it seems to be a fine bet.

The PU leather gives it a simple appearance, while also offering a comfortable hold. And the use of soft microfiber interior has added some durability to the casing so that it can survive the impact and also prevent scuffs from damaging the look of the tablet.

Well, the advantage of having a removable keyboard is that you can reduce the bulk when you are not using the physical keyboard. With the ability to last up to 60 hours at once charge, IVSO keyboard has more or less taken care of almost all the basic needs.

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USP: Best budget-friendly option
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#5. ELTD Keyboard Case

ELTD iPad 10.2-inch Keyboard Case

This keyboard cover from ELTD is quite similar to the one mentioned above. However, unlike its sibling, it doesn’t have a one-piece design. I mean the keyboard can be detached from the folio. Apart from this notable difference, most of the specs look quite similar.

In terms of pricing, it’s quite cheaper than its sibling. Whether it’s design, form-factor or the keyboard, all are quite matching. In short, if you prefer a one-piece design, go for the one mentioned above. But if you prefer a detachable keyboard and low-pricing, give this one a try.

USP: Affordable yet pretty good keyboard case
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6. Logitech Rugged Folio

Logitech Rugged Folio iPad 10.2-inch Keyboard Case

Despite facing stiff competition, Logitech Rugged Folio stands out as the most efficient keyboard case for 10.2-inch iPad. Featuring laptop-style keyboard, the Rugged Folio is what you need to enhance your typing. To help you cut down the slack, it comes with pretty handy shortcut keys for carrying out common tasks faster.

As the name itself suggests, Rugged Folio has probably the most durable casing in a keyboard case for iPad 7. So, it should be fully trusted to thwart random falls and also take on scratches.

In addition to having a durable profile, this keyboard case also provides multiple viewing angles to meet your different demands such as watching media, reading stories or typing. Being a premium cover, Rugged Folio is priced very highly at $139.99; but it’s still quite cheaper than Apple’s Smart Keyboard.

USP: Highly protective design
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#7. Brydge

Brydge 10.2-inch iPad Keyboard Case

Flaunting MacBook-style keyboard, Brydge has also jumped into the fray. And how! If you have already tried your hands on Apple MacBook and want to have some pie out of its famed keyboard, look no further than this one.

Showcasing an impressive aluminum design, the case has got the premium look and feel. And with 180-degree viewing angles, it’s primed to meet various demands. Add to that the backlit keys, 12-month battery life, and tactile feedback and you are looking at a full-fledged keyboard cover.

Do keep in mind, though, that the Brydge keyboard will be available in October. And you can choose it in three colors namely silver, space gray, and gold for $129.99.

USP: MacBook-Style Keyboard
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#8. Logitech Smart Folio

Logitech Slim Folio Keyboard Case for iPad 10.2-inch

Though not as protective as its sibling “Rugged Folio,” Smart Folio appears to be a fantastic alternative to Apple Smart Keyboard. And that too, at a much lower price.

Design-wise Smart Folio matches the slim form-factor of the iPad 7, fitting around the edges. But the sleek look and feel are not at the cost of protection.

Just like Rugged Folio, it also has a full-size keyboard that comes with quick shortcuts for carrying several commonly performed tasks like going home, taking screenshots, activating Siri, and more. Besides, Smart Folio is also pretty good at offering comfortable viewing angles.

As compared to other premium offerings, it’s a little on the lower end at $99.99. In a nutshell, Smart Folio is one of the best iPad 7 cases.

USP: Slim and compact design
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That’s all about my favorite keyboard cases for iPad 7!

Your Pick?

It’s your turn now. Having taken a close look at all the keyboard covers for the entry-level iPad, let me know which one looks set to pair with your device. Also, share a few things that you have found praiseworthy in the tablet.

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Jignesh Padhiyarhttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.
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