Apple’s iPad is a versatile tablet you’ll read using for a multitude of purposes – watching videos, cooking, presenting, or as an alternative to your laptop. For many such uses, consider purchasing an iPad stand, which allows you to elevate the position of the tablet and release it hands-free. Now when iPadOS 14 accommodates an external mouse or trackpad and keyboard, a stand is required. With the iPad stand, there is a bang-for-the-buck factor: many are multipurpose, so you can use them with other devices, or even books and magazines.
Sure, an iPad cover that can double as a stand can cover you in a pinch, but many people prefer to have their iPad on a more stable platform. Before purchasing a new stand, consider how high or tall you want to be, whether or not you want to share your idea with another person. Keep in mind the size of your iPad to ensure that the stand you like is compatible with the model you made. We’ve given you some top class iPad stands to get you started.
If you’re looking for a keyboard to use with your iPad, check out our roundup of the best iPad keyboards.
AmazonBasics Multi-Angle Portable Stand
- 1 AmazonBasics Multi-Angle Portable Stand
- 2 Rain Design Irest Lap Stand for iPad
- 3 Humixx Multi-Angle Adjustable Foldable Stand
- 4 Moft X Invisible Stand
- 5 CTA Digital Height-Adjustable Gooseneck Stand
- 6 AICase Telescopic Adjustable iPad Stand Holder
- 7 Flippy Multi-Angle Soft Pillow Lap Stand
- 8 TechMatte Multi-Angle Aluminum Holder
- 9 Anike gooseneck floor stand
- 10 Ugreen Tablet Stand
- 11 Saiji adjustable tablet stand
- 12 Twelve South Compass Pro
- 13 Lamyl tablet stand
If you want a good-looking, portable, sturdy iPad stand at a reasonable price, look no further than AmazonBasics. This tablet stand offers comfortable, hands-free viewing for a wide range of tablets and smartphones, with ideal sizes ranging from four to 10 inches. Adjust your tablet for any viewing angle using the handy side buttons for portrait or landscape positioning. Available in black or white, the zinc-alloy body weighs up to 11 pounds and is flat when closed. Removable rubber pads feature a non-slip and scratch-free grip on the delicate tabletop.
Rain Design Irest Lap Stand for iPad
If you want a comfortable fit with your iPad on the couch, easy chair, or bed, the iRest lap stand is what you’re looking for. It is made of aluminum and plastic, with a soft foam cushion and torque hinge to achieve the optimal viewing angle, so you can watch film and TV programs without the strain of arm or neck. IRest is versatile. You can remove the cushion to convert it into an elegant desktop stand for reading or typing with or without a wireless keyboard. It fits on all tablets that are less than 47 inches thick, including several generations of the iPad, iPad Air, and iPad Mini.
Humixx Multi-Angle Adjustable Foldable Stand
The Humixx Multi-Angle Adjustable Foldable Stand is a versatile stand that is ideal for both personal and business use. It supports most smartphones and 4- to 13-inch tablets. Made from Spaceflight aluminum-titanium alloy and reinforced alloy steel, it is incredibly lightweight and also really durable, with a reinforced design on the bottom and cradle, and anti-slip silicone pads. All this and it turns into a flat package that is easy to carry around. The shaft rotates to 270 degrees for the right viewing angle, whether you’re enjoying Netflix‘s bidding or picking up a storm in the kitchen.
Moft X Invisible Stand
Muft’s invisible stand balanced minimalism with functionality and won the 2020 IFA Award for Best Design. For $ 30, you get a smooth feel that sticks to the back of your iPad so you can use it anytime, anywhere. When not in use, the stand serves as a card holder. When exposed, it also serves as a kickstand as well as a hand grip so that you never drop your tablet by hand. Whether set to landscape or portrait mode, the Muft Invisible Stand provides a comfortable viewing experience.
CTA Digital Height-Adjustable Gooseneck Stand
You are not always looking at your iPad on a table. You can be on the couch or your exercise bike, or use it as a demonstration at work. The CTA Gooseneck Adjustable Stand, with its stable metal base for everything you need, gives you hands-free operation. The flexible, sturdy gooseneck adjusts to any position, while a combined tablet holder tilts to the side and rotates 360 degrees to view the landscape or portrait. The telescoping pole lets you easily adjust the height. The CTA iPad is compatible with 7 to 13-inch tablets, including 10.2-inch (7th generation), 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2020), 11-inch iPad Pro (2020), various Minis, Airs, and Pros. Microsoft Surface Pro 4, and more.
AICase Telescopic Adjustable iPad Stand Holder
The super elegant Aicus iPad stand looks great in any room of your home or office. It is made of Al-Ti alloy and reinforces the alloy steel material, so it is tough but lightweight. Its rubber pads and feet protect your device from scratches and scratches and prevent it from slipping. The stand is ideal for 4 to 13 inch tablets such as the iPad 2017 Pro 9.7 or 10.5, iPad Air and Mini, Surface Pro, Samsung Tablet, and many other models. If you use a tablet larger than 12 inches, set it horizontally to maintain the stability of the stand. The hook width of the stand is 0.71 inches, so your tablet should not exceed that width. The stand supports both vertical and horizontal viewing to easily play games, watch videos, view photos, read, type and record videos.
Flippy Multi-Angle Soft Pillow Lap Stand
If you’re relaxing on the couch, in bed, or in the car, or have kiddos rolling around for your iPad, the Flippy Soft Pillow Stand will make you feel at home while keeping your tablet securely in place. You can rotate the flippie to get three viewing angles – sitting up or down – to adjust your lighting or reading position. The soft but sturdy stand is made with a lightweight foam covered by ultra-suede fabric, and a plush polyester exterior is soft and easy to keep clean. The tablet pillow can be used with most tablet brands, e-readers, smartphones and reading materials including books, magazines and textbooks. It comes in 18 colors and patterns to fit your space.
TechMatte Multi-Angle Aluminum Holder
The stylish TechMatte aluminum tablet holder has a two-tiered style to complement your tablet and any home or office. It is compatible with almost all devices including iPads, iPad minis and iPhones, and a variety of Samsung Galaxy phones, most other Android phones, and eReaders. One-touch buttons and 270-degree rotation allow quick adjustment of viewing angle. Non-slip, firm grip tabs and liners can hold up to 11 pounds of aluminum structure while protecting your equipment and keep it as you use it. The angle adjustment is so versatile that it can accommodate anything from a large tablet to a small smartphone in both horizontal and vertical orientations. It is great for reading, watching videos, viewing photos, and searching the web. The included drawsthat protects your stance against scratches while traveling around the city.
Anike gooseneck floor stand
Anyike gooseneck floor stand is ideal for those who want to use their iPad while standing. It can be assembled easily. Hollow floor rods lie flat so that you can add weight to the case that you attach to a larger iPad. At just three pounds, the Anyike floor stand is lightweight and portable. Standing apart from the rest, this floor stand is 360 degree swivel gooseneck which allows you to use the iPad from all angles. The cushion grip is compatible with iPad Mini, iPad, iPad Air and iPad Pro in all sizes.
Ugreen Tablet Stand
The portable and lightweight Ugreen tablet holder, made of premium ABS material, is slippable and easy to carry in a pocket for travel. While in use, you can easily place this stand on your desk, or on the kitchen, office, living room, bedroom, and other horizontal surfaces. It is compatible with various Apple iPad generations and models, as well as many tablets, iPhones and other Android phones. Its 4.7 x 4.2 inch frame supports multiple angles from 0 to 100 degrees for video viewing, reading, video recording, web browsing, FaceTime calls and other hands-free situations. Silicone pads on the bottom and cradles protect both your tablet and stand from scratches and scratches. This tablet stand is available in black or white.
Saiji adjustable tablet stand
Like an adjustable monitor, the Saiji tablet stand allows you to adjust the height of the iPad so that you can use it comfortably. The stand is compatible with iPads of all sizes, including the largest 12.9-inch iPad Pro, and the silicone grip prevents your device from scratching and scorching during use. Whether you’re presenting a slide show, using your iPad as a sales terminal, or simply want to share a picture, the 360-degree system lets you rotate your iPad natively. The stand is available in silver and black.
Twelve South Compass Pro
The Compass Pro is a multi-use stand that works with both landscape and portrait orientations on the 11-inch iPad Pro, the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, and all generations of the iPad Air (except the iPad Mini). Made of metal and soft silicon, it acts as a static canvas that holds your iPad in portrait mode for FaceTime interaction or wide-screen mode to watch FaceTime movies or interact with tablets. Flip your secondary leg and the compass pro turns into a typing stand. Made with heavy gauge steel, the Compass Pro folds flat and includes a travel sleeve so you can take it anywhere. Compass Pro has a soft protective silicone anywhere the stand touches your iPad to prevent scratching and shifting your device from shifting. The compass is a small, fully mobile device that can be used on planes, in the office and in airports, hotels, coffee shops and cafes. This product is available in silver.
$ 60 from Amazon
Lamyl tablet stand
The lamical tablet stand is a small desktop display stand specifically designed for all iPad and iPhone models. It provides a safe cradle for your tablet while you watch videos or chat FaceTime with your friends. It is also great for playing games, viewing photos, reading, typing and recording videos. In addition to the iPad model, it also works with Surface Pro, Samsung Galaxy tablets, Kindle, Amazon Fire tablets and many other devices. With a minimal, solid aluminum alloy metal construction, the elegant silver finish complements most devices in both color and style. Rubber pads and feet protect your device from scratches and prevent slipping. As a desk accessory, it occupies minimal space and is durable enough for many environments including the kitchen, office and nightstand.