The Best Foldable Keyboards – Top Products Reviewed for 2018

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Sometimes when travelling we might need to do some work that requires typing.

Sounds okay, but if we don’t have our computer with us things can get pretty tricky. And not everybody likes screen typing. In which case a good foldable keyboard might be handy to have.

What they do is that they are usually very small and lightweight. They are easy to carry as they can be folded and if you have enough space to fit your tablet or phone the chances are there will be space for a keyboard.

They have build-in batteries and usually can be used for many hours of continuous typing. They are good choice if you want to be more mobile and carry less stuff with you while not compromising the comfort of using a somewhat more standard keyboard.

Although they are not the best keyboards for gaming they can be very good for writers and freelancers. People on the go that need versatility and can bring they laptop with them.

P.S. If you are interested in gaming accessories you can check our other review articles.

Jelly Comb’s Foldable Bluetooth Keyboard

This keyboard is of course foldable. It is definitely a little gem that is quite comfortable to use. It doesn’t take up much space so it is very easy to take with you, and yet it is big and comfortable when unfolded and it even has a touchpad.

It is easy to use with different devices:

  • iOS
  • Android
  • Windows

There is no need for additional batteries as it is rechargeable with mini USB. It can easily be used for at least several hours of continuous typing. The keyboard comes with touchpad which you can use to control the device without a mouse. Unfortunately the manufacturer has stated that the touchpad is not compatible with iOS devices.

The useful foldable design is interesting feature for people that want to take a keyboard with them but don’t have enough space. The keyboard is built with aircraft grade aluminium for great durability. The folding size is 5.98″ x 3.82″ x 0.71″.

One of the drawbacks of this keyboard comes from the limitations that come with the design. The foldable design comes at the cost of the positioning of the keys. They are in a slightly different positions than the regular keyboards which might lead to some typing mistakes in the beginning while you get used to the overlay.

PROS:

  • Small, lightweight, and easy to carry.
  • Has a touchpad.
  • Compatible with wide array of devices.
  • Good battery life.

CONS:

  • The keys’ overlay is a bit off.
  • The touchpad doesn’t work with Apple iOS.

 

iClever’s Wireless Folding Keyboard

This keyboard is a lot similar to the one above.

It has full standard-size keys which is making it very comfortable for continuous typing. When folded is small enough to be easily taken almost anywhere. Perfect for iPad users that need a keyboard for their tablet.

It supports:

  • iOS
  • Windows
  • Android

On pretty neat feature that it has is the color-changing back-light. You can select different colors such as red, blue or green. It is easy to use in different situations. The lights are great if you work in a darker room.

The keyboard is affordable, good looking and comfortable. It is made with aircraft-grade aluminium alloy. It has 2 stands for better stability of the keyboard and balance while typing on it.

PROS:

  • Very comfortable for typing.
  • Small and lightweight.
  • Great compatibility.
  • Great battery time.

CONS:

  • No touchpad.

 

iClever’s Bluetooth Foldable Keyboard

This is another small and very versatile keyboard form iClever. So let’s take a look at what this one offers.

It offers a good level of comfort and versatility. It is great for people that type a lot and that need a keyboard that can be used with their tablet or smartphone while on the go.

It is lightweight, portable, and comfortable for longer usage. It weighs at just 6.3 oz.

Compatible with:

  • iOS
  • Windows
  • Android

It is made with aluminium alloy texture (aircraft-grade) which offers better durability. It has auto power off and sleep mode to save the battery time. It has built-in rechargeable battery. It looks good and it is an affordable option for people that travel and want to write with ease.

PROS:

  • Great for quiet typing.
  • Versatile and lightweight.
  • Great compatibility.
  • Comfortable for longer typing.

CONS:

  • No touchpad.

 

IKOS’ Ultra Slim Pocket Size Foldable Keyboard

This is another interesting option if you are looking for an affordable keyboard that folds.

It is compatible with

  • iOS
  • Windows
  • Android

The keyboard is very lightweight which means you won’t feel to encumbered when travelling with it. It weighs at about 0.49 lbs and when folded it is measuring at 4.33 x 5.12 x 0.47. When open it is 11.54 x 3.32 x 0.26 which is a good size for a keyboard.

It offers good comfortable performance and design – build with sturdy materials.The way it is designed it offers very easy use and typing which removes any unnecessary stress from your fingers.

It comes with a very neat little case. The case can be used as a stand to hold different tablets or smartphones on your desk. It has good battery lifetime.

PROS:

  • Very lightweight and small.
  • Easy to use and type.
  • Good battery time.

CONS:

  • No touchpad.

 

1byone’s Portable Bluetooth Keyboard

This foldabe keyboard has a somewhat different design to the rest of the products here.

It is made with aluminium materials that are lightweight. When folded its size is 5.8″ x 3.5″ x 0.7″ and when open it is 9.9″ x 3.5″ x 0.2″.

It is compatible with:

  • iOS
  • Android
  • Windows

It has 210 mAh rechargeable battery offers very decent work time. The layout of the keys is a standard QWERTY and it has smart auto On and Off feature.

PROS:

  • Good compatibility.
  • Easy to use.
  • Lightweight.
  • Good Battery.

CONS:

  • No touchpad.
  • The number’s keys are moved a bit to the right.