Best keyboard cases for iPad Air 2

The iPad Air 2 is the same size as the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, but lacks a Smart Connector; as such, it doesn't support Apple's Smart Keyboard. That said, there are still a number of great keyboards available. Here are some of our favorites!

Anker Bluetooth Folio Keyboard case

Keep your iPad Air 2 protected and your keyboard at the ready with the Bluetooth Folio Keyboard case from Anker.

Simply snap and secure your iPad with magnets to the keyboard, or close your Anker case for auto sleep/wake modes in order to efficiently use your iPad to its fullest! The battery even lasts a whipping six months, and the power-saver will automatically turn on after 10 minutes of no activity.

While the Anker only comes in one color, its simple, modern look is bound to fit with almost anyone's sense of style.

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Belkin QODE Ultimate Keyboard case

Lightweight, comfortable, and reliable, the Belkin QODE Ultimate Keyboard case is a great option to consider if you're looking for a keyboard case for your iPad.

The keyboard is made with a aircraft-grade aluminum alloy for extra screen protection when the iPad isn't in use. Once you're done typing, simply slide the iPad back and your keyboard will cover the screen: easy peasy!

This well-spaced keyboard is incredibly comfortably and not frustrating at all to get used to, while the keyboard's auto on/off makes use extremely simple and convenient.

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ClamCase Pro

Best keyboard cases for iPad Air 2

Protect and secure your iPad with the ClamCase Pro! This durable case will provide a decent amount of overall protection, has one of the best keyboard layouts around, and doesn't add a ton of extra bulk to your iPad.

Designed with a quick on/off keyboard and a lithium-ion battery for months of use after only one single charge, the ClamCase Pro is a reliable option to consider – especially if you're a fan of an easily-adjustable base for endless screen angles.

The case comes in three different colors, including silver, gold, and smoke aluminum finishes.

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ZAGG Rugged Book

Best keyboard cases for iPad Air 2

If you're looking for a durable case that offers a great typing experience – complete with a backlit keyboard – then take a peek ZAGG Rugged Book.

The Rugged Book offers the ultimate in protection as it contains several layers of shock absorbing materials. Disconnect the top portion of the case and use your iPad in tablet mode in an instant, while video mode keeps your iPad secure and steady at any angle.

The Rugged Book adds a decent amount of bulk to your device, but promises to protect your iPad in the most extreme of circumstances!

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Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover

Best keyboard cases for iPad Air 2

The Ultrathin series by Logitech snaps on just like a Smart Cover would, and protects the screen when not in use, making it the perfect partner for your delicate iPad.

The Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover is a great option for people that don't want a keyboard cover attached at all times. The keyboard layout on the Ultrathin is quite spacious spacious and is a breeze to type on, while the hinge lets you quickly adjust viewing angles to suit your needs.

Strong magnets help keep your iPad secured to the cover, and if you wanted to remove your iPad, all you have to do is slide the iPad out until you hear a pop (it's that easy!)

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Logitech Type+

Best keyboard cases for iPad Air 2

If folios are your thing, the Logitech Type+ offers a great typing experience while also protecting your news iPad when you're not using it!

You can fold over the Logitech Type+ case and the keyboard will be de-activated to avoid accidental presses when using it in tablet mode. Not only is the Type+ equipped with a dual-view stand for easy angle adjustments, but it also comes equipped with different time-saving iOS shortcut keys for common commands

The Type+ is available in a plethora of colors and patterns to suit any personality, including a bright green, black, dark blue, woven black, and woven electric blue.

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Your picks?

What's your favorite for the iPad Air 2, and why? Be sure to let us know in the comments!