5 iPad Air Keyboard Cases Compared

5 iPad Air Keyboard Cases Compared

The iPad Air (aka 5th Generation iPad) has a slim, narrow design, which also means a new generation of protective cases. Here is a quick rundown of iPad Air keyboard cases available today.

Fabricskin Keyboard Folio by Logitech
Shop for Logitech FabricSkin Keyboard Folio $79

QODE Ultimate Keyboard Case from Belkin

The QODE is an aluminum alloy case, that is lighter than the iPad Air itself. It appears to provide all around protection to the corners of the iPad and is available in three colors, white, black, and gray. The retail price of $129 makes it one of the most expensive keyboard cases around. The keyboard can be folded inwards behind the ipad when not in use. The battery in the wireless bluetooth keyboard boasts 264 hours(About 1 month) of active use and 4000+ hours (6 Months) of standby.

Shop for QODE Keyboard Case $69.99

Amazon.com: Belkin QODE Ultimate Wireless Keyboard and Case for iPad Air (Black)


Versavu Keyboard Case from Targus (THZ192US)


The latest version of the Versavu features a slideout keyboard design which give you a little more freedom to get comfortable while typing. Some reviewers are reporting that the plastic is a cheap quality and doesn’t compare to previous Targus cases. Another negative is that the case will not latch closed when the keyboard is removed.

Shop for Versavu Keyboard Case $19.59

Amazon.com: Targus Versavu Keyboard Case for iPad Air G (THZ192US)


ZAGGkeys Keyboard Cover from ZAGG

This keyboard cover will only protect one side of your iPad air so it’s considered minimal protection againts drops. A backlit keyboard is the nicest feature of both ZAGG keyboard cases reviewed here. ZAGGkeys is available in White and Black to match your iPad’s color, the ZAGGkeys’ retail price is $99.

Shop for ZAGGkeys Keyboard Cover $54.99

Amazon.com: ZAGGkeys Cover Backlit Keyboard Case for iPad Air (White)


ZAGGkeys Folio with Backlit Keyboard

This keyboard case is a clamshell design that protects both the front and back of your iPad. The one big gotcha is the case will not open all the way flat, so you are forced to remove the iPad to use it freely without the keyboard. This case turns your iPad Air into a mini laptop! It offers good protection and is good for someone that uses an iPad primarily for typing, writing, or taking notes. A backlit keyboard is the nicest feature of both ZAGG keyboard cases reviewed here. ZAGGkeys is available in White and Black to match your iPad’s color, the ZAGGkeys Folio’s retail price is $99.

Shop for ZAGGkeys Folio with Backlit Keyboard $53.99

Amazon.com: ZAGGkeys Folio Backlit Keyboard Case for iPad Air (Black)


Logitech FabricSkin Keyboard Folio

The FabricSkin Folio by Logitech is the thinnest keyboard case here, it also features a waterproof key surface and protects the iPad Air front and back. The case is available in Carbon Black, Mars Red Orange, and Urban Grey.

Shop for Logitech FabricSkin Keyboard Folio $79

Amazon.com: Logitech Fabric Skin Keyboard Folio for iPad Air, Carbon Black

My pick is the FabricSkin by Logitech with the Belkin QODE coming in a close second.


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