25 Essential iPad Accessories

Feature | Creative tools | Essential iPad AccessoriesWe scoured Amazon and found the best iPad accessories that’ll boost your Apple tablet’s looks, power, and utility.

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The 25 Best iPad Accessories for Your Apple Tablet

iPad Bluetooth Speaker

1. OontZ Angle 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker

OontZ Angle 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker | Essential iPad Accessories

OontZ Angle 3 (3rd Gen) Portable Bluetooth Speaker Photo by Amazon

This Bluetooth speaker offers great crisp sounds from the bass up to the higher pitches while keeping you entertained for up to 14 hours straight on a single charge. Its tough form factor ensures durability at a fair price — one reviewer at Amazon claims to have run over his Oontz Angle 3 and claims it still works.

Price: $24.99

2. DOSS SoundBox Bluetooth Speaker

DOSS SoundBox Bluetooth Speaker | Essential iPad Accessories

DOSS SoundBox Bluetooth Speaker Photo by Amazon

The DOSS Soundbox Bluetooth Speaker magnifies the songs streaming from your iPad, thanks to its superb sound quality. Its beautiful grey shell pairs well with the iPad’s aesthetic design — it will look good wherever you place it in your home.

Price: $30.99

iPad Cases

3. Fintie iPad Case

Fintie iPad Case | Essential iPad Accessories

Fintie iPad 9.7 Case 2018 2017 Photo by Amazon

This Fintie iPad Case provides solid protection for your iPad via its premium leather exterior while the microfiber interior keeps the screen clean and scratch-free.

Price: $13.99

4. ProCase iPad Case

ProCase iPad Case | Essential iPad Accessories

ProCase iPad 9.7 Case 2018 Photo by Amazon

Buyers laud this case’s classic appeal as its manufacturers modeled its design after a slim leatherbound notebook or folio. Aside from looking great under your arm, the Procase iPad Case carries all the features you’d expect from similar products like Sleep/Wake support, magnetic strip for closing the case, the slots for the ports, and even a pencil holder.

Price: $19.99

iPad Car Charger

5. Anker PowerDrive 2

Anker PowerDrive 2 | Essential iPad Accessories

Anker 24W Dual USB Car Charger Photo by Amazon

The Anker PowerDrive 2 pumps power out of the gate by buzzing 24W in either of its two ports. You can charge two iPads and get a reasonable level of juice after 10 minutes.

Price: $9.99

6. Maxboost Car Charger

Maxboost Car Charger | Essential iPad Accessories

Car Charger, Maxboost 4.8A Photo by Amazon

The Maxboost Car Charger stays true to its name by max boosting the power it deals with your iPad with its 24W/4.8A output. Best of all, the product performs well and will only set you off roughly $10.

Price: $9.99

iPad Charger

7. Apple USB Power Adapter

Apple USB Power Adapter | Essential iPad Accessories

Apple 12W USB Power Adapter (for iPhone, iPad) Photo by Amazon

The official Apple adapter brings a lot more power from past models at 12W. It also offers backward compatibility with older models of iPhones and iPads.

Price: $14.99

8. iClever BoostCube

iClever BoostCube | Essential iPad Accessories

iClever BoostCube 24W Dual USB Wall Charger with SmartID Technology Photo by Amazon

iClever BoostCube amps up the juice with its 24w output. The company’s SmartID tech also allows you to simultaneously charge two different devices at the same time.

Price: $10.69

iPad Cables

9. JETech USB Sync and Charging Cable

JETech USB Sync and Charging Cable | Essential iPad Accessories

JETech USB Sync and Charging Cable Photo by Amazon

JETech provides iPad users a decent replacement charging cable that not only charges quick but fares well against the strains common to most cables.

Price: $6.49

10. Anker Powerline+ Lightning Cable

Anker Powerline+ Lightning Cable | Essential iPad Accessories

Anker [2-Pack] Powerline+ Lightning Cable Photo by Amazon

Anker takes an aramid core and wraps it in a double-braided nylon exterior to make their Powerline+. The resulting product shrugs off stress and lasts 6x more than your usual cable.Price: $29.99

iPad Dongles

11. Sumboat Wi-Fi Display Dongle

Sumboat Wi-Fi Display Dongle | Essential iPad Accessories

SUMBOAT Wi-Fi Display Dongle for TV Photo by Amazon

Stream videos from your iPad in full 1080p HD quality in your TV without the need for additional drivers. The Sumboat Dongle makes this easy thanks to its compatibility to multiple devices and software systems.

Price: $30.99

12. Victony Miracast Dongle

Victony Miracast Dongle | Essential iPad Accessories

Miracast Dongle 2.4G 5G WiFi Display Dongle for TV iPad accessories Photo by Amazon

The Victony Miracast Dongle empowers your iPad to stream your favorite videos to your TV by using the more powerful LTE signal, completely bypassing the slower Wi-Fi signal entirely. What you get is faster video streaming from your device.

Price: $34.99

iPad Flash Drive

13. SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive 128GB

 SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive 128GB | Essential iPad Accessories

SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive 128GB for iPhone and iPad Photo by Amazon

The iXpand’s flexible lightning connector empties your iPad’s storage fast. Its hefty 128GB storage space means it’ll stow away more of your photos, movies, and media from your tablet.

Price: $44.99

14. SanDisk 32GB Connect Wireless Stick Flash Drive

 SanDisk 32GB Connect Wireless Stick Flash Drive | Essential iPad Accessories

SanDisk 32GB Connect Wireless Stick Flash Drive Photo by Amazon

You’ll only need to pair your iPad with this flash drive from SanDisk to instantly send over your files to its storage.

Price: $16.99

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iPad Keyboard

15. Omoton Ultra-Slim Bluetooth Keyboard

Omoton Ultra-Slim Bluetooth Keyboard | Essential iPad Accessories

OMOTON Ultra-Slim Bluetooth Keyboard Compatible with 2018 iPad Pro 11 Photo by Amazon

The Omoton Ultra-Slim Bluetooth Keyboard’s slim form factor slips nicely into your suitcase or bag but the board itself is large enough for comfortable typing. It also has a nice effective range of 10 feet and will help you type comfortably from any seat in your home should you decide to screencast your iPad’s interface over to your TV to do some work.

Price: $15.99

16. Arteck HB030B Universal Slim Portable Wireless Bluetooth

Arteck HB030B Universal Slim Portable Wireless Bluetooth | Essential iPad Accessories

Arteck HB030B Universal Slim Portable Wireless Bluetooth 3.0 Photo by Amazon

The Arteck Bluetooth Keyboard gives you good visibility in the dark through its backlight while its high-grade lithium battery will keep the keyboard for your iPad juiced for six months in between charges.

Price: $19.99

iPad Keyboard Cases

17. New Trent Airbender Star

New Trent Airbender Star | Essential iPad Accessories

New Trent iPad Keyboard Case Airbender Star with Detachable Wireless Bluetooth Smart Keyboard Photo by Amazon

If you want a keyboard case with a tough detachable keyboard, the New Trent iPad Keyboard Case Airbender Star will give you both durability and flexibility. Once you attach your iPad to the keyboard receptacle, you’ll be able to crane and turn the tablet as you would a monitor.

Price: $40.95

18. Yekbee iPad Keyboard Case

Yekbee iPad Keyboard Case | Essential iPad Accessories

iPad Keyboard Case for iPad 2018 (6th Gen) Photo by Amazon

The Yekbee iPad Keyboard Case’s hard clamshell gives this Bluetooth keyboard the durability users need and provides extended battery life and portability at the same time.

Price: $64.97

iPad Power Brick

19. iClever BoostCube+

 iClever BoostCube+ | Essential iPad Accessories

iClever BoostCube+ 24W Dual USB Wall Charger Photo by Amazon

iClever BoostCube+ will efficiently charge two devices while maintaining safety against overheating and overcharging. It can operate in 100V to 240V settings so you can bring it anywhere with you across the globe and be able to charge devices with it.

Price: $9.99

20. AUKEY Ultra Compact USB Wall Charger

AUKEY Ultra Compact USB Wall Charger | Essential iPad Accessories

AUKEY USB Wall Charger, ULTRA COMPACT Dual Port 2.4A Output & Foldable Plug Photo by Amazon

The Aukey USB Wall Charger’s proprietary adaptive charging tech charges your iPad to full in a short time without damaging your battery. This way, you get both speed and safety when powering your iPad or your other devices.

Price: $9.99

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iPad Screen Protector

21. Sparin Tempered Glass Screen Protector

Sparin Tempered Glass Screen Protector | Essential iPad Accessories

iPad Air Screen Protector, SPARIN Tempered Glass Screen Protector Photo by Amazon

This screen protector easily attaches to your iPad screen and then effectively shows the iPad’s retina display as the protector shares the same resolution.

Price: $9.99

22. Anker Tempered Glass Screen Protector

Anker Tempered Glass Screen Protector | Essential iPad Accessories

Anker Tempered-Glass Screen Protector for iPad Mini Photo by Amazon

Anker brings its durability-centric sensibility to the screen protector with this product. The Anker Tempered Glass Screen Protector boasts of a 9h hardness rating — only diamond is harder.

Price: $9.99

iPad Skins

23. Poetic New iPad Case Cover

Poetic New iPad Case Cover | Essential iPad Accessories

Poetic New iPad 9.7 2017 2018 TPU Case Cover with Ultra-Thin Impact Resistant Photo by Amazon

The Poetic iPad Case Cover will seamlessly fit your iPad and protect its corners with high-grade TPU material. Its stylish but transparent design highlights your iPad’s beautiful form factor instead of hiding it in gaudy colors or drawings.

Price: $9.95

24. Atic Fit iPad Skin

 Atic Fit iPad Skin | Essential iPad Accessories

Atic Fit iPad 9.7 5th 6th Generation Photo by Amazon

The Atic Fit wraps your iPad in thick, protective plastic while still keeping the buttons accessible to touch.

Price: $7.95

iPad Stylus

25. Apple Pencil

Apple Pencil | Essential iPad Accessories

Apple Pencil Photo by Amazon

You can turn your iPad into a digital art tool with the Apple Pencil. This stylus will seamlessly lend itself to illustration or graphic design tasks on your tablet.

Price: $79.88


Find out what the best accessories for iPad Pro are in this video from Mark Linsangan:

Without a doubt, the iPad provides a great surface for work, entertainment, and play thanks to Apple’s aesthetic design and engineering. These iPad accessories bring out the best in the product for more hours of fun and entertainment.

Did we miss any of your favorite iPad accessories? What are they and what do they do? Please give us your answers in the comments section below.

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