Best Keyboard Cases for the 10.5-inch iPad Pro iMore 2019

The 10.5-inch iPad Pro is the Goldilocks of iPad tablets: not too big, not too small. It packs all the great productivity features present in its bigger 12.9-inch cousin, all while retaining the portability of the standard 9.7 iPad. However, for the ultimate productivity experience on an iPad Pro, you need a keyboard case and here are the best of the best to choose from.

Apple designed: Apple Smart Keyboard (10.5)

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Apple's 10.5-inch full-size keyboard attaches to the iPad Pro using the Smart Connector and allows for charging and a two-way exchange of data — no Bluetooth required. It has that classic Apple design for your Apple lifestyle.

$159 at Apple

MacBook mimic: Brydge 10.5-inch Series II

Brydge's keyboard makes your iPad Pro look like a MacBook. It's designed with Apple's aesthetic and makes writing on the iPad feel great. Instead of a full case, it attaches with hinges so you can seamlessly slip your iPad out to use in tablet mode.

$130 at Brydge

Typing comfort: Logitech Slim Combo Keyboard Case

The Logitech Slim Combo Keyboard Case is a beautifully designed keyboard case that's both comfortable and convenient. It ensures you have access to all buttons and ports and a holding slot for your Apple Pencil, too.

$130 at Logitech

Budget model: Fintie 10.5-inch iPad Pro Keyboard Case

Fintie makes one of the more popular low-cost 10.5-inch iPad Pro keyboard cases. It's super slim, comes in a plethora of colors, and has a convenient Apple Pencil slot so you'll always have your gear nearby.

$30 at Amazon

Rugged protection: Zagg Rugged Messenger Case

The Zagg Rugged Messenger Case gives you a bit more protection if you're someone who's looking for a keyboard case that's a bit more rugged. The two-part case system is made up of a polycarbonate shell and a durable Bluetooth keyboard cover.

$100 at Zagg

Colorful backlighting: Azolt 360 Degree keyboard case

Azolt's case is for adventurous types. The backlighting comes in seven different colors, and it has a swivel hinge so you can rotate the iPad around to any angle you want. It comes in black and rose gold color options.

$54 at Amazon

Protective: Valkit Heavy Duty Keyboard Case

The Valkit Heavy Duty Keyboard Case is a protective keyboard case that doesn't add a ton of additional bulk to your iPad. It comes in black and rose gold color options and ensures you have access to all buttons and ports.

$46 at Amazon

360-degree rotation: LENRICH Keyboard Case

The LENRICH Keyboard Case gives you the ability to rotate your iPad 360 degrees or flip it over to lay flat depending on how you want to use it. It also lights up, allowing you to use your keyboard at night or in darker settings.

$60 at Amazon

Comfortable: Boriyuan Smart Cover Keyboard Case

The Boriyuan Smart Cover Keyboard Case is a soft-to-the-touch, stylish keyboard case that gives you access to all buttons and ports. It comes in gold, rose gold, and brown PU leather color options.

From $22 at Amazon

Stylish: IVSO Ultra Lightweight Keyboard Case

The IVSO Ultra Lightweight Keyboard Case is a protective case with a slot for your Apple Pencil on the back. After charging for 2.5–3 hours, you can get up to 60 hours of uninterrupted working time.

From $25 at Amazon

Aluminum: ONHI Wireless Keyboard Case

The ONHI Wireless Keyboard Case is an affordable and super slim iPad case made from durable aluminum, so you still get an added layer of protection. It comes in black, gold, rose gold, and silver color options.

$59 at Amazon

Versatile: Earto Keyboard Case

The Earto Keyboard Case is a colorful and functional keyboard case that gives you full access to your iPad's buttons and ports. It comes in black, pink, silver, and blue color options and can be rotated 360 degrees for the perfect angle.

From $56 at Amazon

Find the perfect keyboard case

When choosing a keyboard case, it's important to know that the keyboard works well and provides a comfortable typing experience. Apple's Smart Keyboard is a classic, beautifully designed, practical choice that is guaranteed to work seamlessly with your iPad.

Meanwhile, the IVSO Ultra Lightweight Keyboard Case is both stylish and durable, giving you a slot for your Apple Pencil, so you can always have fast access to your favorite iPad accessory.

However, if you want something more rugged and focused on protection, you'll want to go with the Valkit Bluetooth keyboard. It's designed to be taken on the go; it has not only a protective exterior but just three hours of charging time gives you around 60 hours of use, which is pretty impressive.

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