Best Keyboard Cases for iPad mini 5 iMore 2020

Getting an iPad mini 5 and want to get a lot of work done with it? Then you need to grab yourself a keyboard case! These nifty inventions combine a keyboard and a protective case into one convenient product. Pretty nifty, right? Here are some good options to consider if you're looking for a protective case with an integrated keyboard.

Please note: Some cases were originally designed for the iPad mini 4, which has the same exact dimensions as the iPad mini 5, but the microphone placement on the back is different.

Get a little snug and cozy: Snugg iPad mini Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard Case Cover

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This keyboard case cover from Snugg is officially compatible with both the iPad mini 4 and iPad mini 5. The Snugg is great because it gives you flexibility with the viewing angle with 360-degree multi-angle adjustments. You also get full access to all buttons and ports, and the case will keep your iPad mini safe from scratches and bumps.

$55 at Amazon

A trusted, high-quality name: Logitech Focus Keyboard Folio

The Logitech Focus Keyboard Folio is a lightweight case that completely protects your iPad mini from everyday bumps and scuffs. There are openings for all of the buttons and ports, and the keyboard has a nice groove to fit the side of the iPad mini into for a proper viewing angle as you type. There's even a row of shortcut buttons for iOS, making your life easier.

From $53 at Amazon

Zig Zagg: ZAGG Folio Case

This heavy-duty case will protect your iPad mini from everyday bumps and drops. The folio uses a hinge mechanism so you can adjust the screen to almost any angle. The keys are backlit with seven different color options.

$100 at Amazon

Ultimate convenience: Lenrich Ultra Slim 360 Degree Rotatable Wireless Keyboard Cover

This keyboard cover from Lenrich was originally designed for the iPad mini 4 but should fit the iPad mini 5 as well. The iPad mini gets nestled into the case, and that part connects to the keyboard with a swiveling stand that allows for full 360-degree rotation for the perfect angle. You can also flip the keyboard itself a full 180 degrees, so it's tucked away behind the tablet itself. This keyboard case offers a lot of versatility, so it works with you.

$48 at Amazon

Colorful and stylish leather: Fintie Keyboard Case

This keyboard folio cover from Fintie is designed for the new iPad mini 5. The leather-like cover protects your iPad mini from everyday wear and tear, and it comes with a standalone keyboard that you can slide into the folio or even use it separately outside of the case since it's detachable. There's also a slot to keep your Apple Pencil or other stylus or pen.

From $27 at Amazon

Rotating and backlit: Greenlaw iPad Mini 5/ Mini 4 Keyboard Case

You can use your iPad mini at any angle and even rotate it around for ultimate flexibility. The keyboard is backlit, which is great for low light situations. Choose from seven different colors and three brightness levels for your backlighting.

$49 at Amazon

Laptop look: ONHI Wireless Keyboard Case for iPad Mini 5/ Mini 4

Make your iPad mini 5 look like an adorable, tiny MacBook with this case. It even has the wedge silhouette of the classic MacBook Air. Choose from Rose Gold or Silver.

$36 at Amazon

Backless: Arteck iPad Mini 5 / Mini 4 Keyboard

This case is just a hinged keyboard, essentially. Place your iPad mini into the hinge, and you have an attached keyboard with no bulky back cover.

$23 at Amazon

Removeable keyboard: SENGBIRCH Keyboard Case Compatible with iPad Mini 5/4/3/2/1

This convenient folio-style case has a removable keyboard so you can use it with or without. This case works with any model iPad Mini. Choose from Rose Gold (pink) or Black.

$32 at Amazon

Big productivity, small package

The iPad mini 5 is a great option for those who want a super portable iPad and also want the latest specs that are being offered. With such a portable iPad, that means you can be productive anywhere, anytime, especially when you have a good keyboard case to go along with it.

If we can make any suggestions, we like the Snugg iPad mini Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard Case Cover because that full 360 degree rotatable keyboard is too good to pass up! Remember that some options were originally made for the iPad mini 4, but since the mini 4 and 5 have the same physical dimensions, they should fit; although with some caveats.

Another option we like is the Logitech Focus Keyboard Folio, since Logitech is a well-known and trusted brand that we have used for years, and from our experience, we haven't had any bad times with Logitech keyboard cases. Plus, the Focus is lightweight and fully protects your iPad mini 5 while also giving you a comfortable keyboard to type on. If you're on a budget, then the Fintie Keyboard Case is a great choice, as it provides a leather-like cover for the screen while also having a standalone keyboard that you can use freely. And it comes in some great colors and patterns.

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