Best Magnetic Stands for iPad

Last Updated on August 18, 2022 by Ernest

iPad is a portable device, and it is specifically designed to be used on the go, there are conditions when we need to mount it for many reasons, such as for hands-free experience, using it in the kitchen, over the desk, in a music class, on a superstore cash-counter, etc.

But how can we do this? The answer is pretty simple, with the help of an iPad stand. An iPad stand gives you a lot of benefits other than ease of access, such as preventing neck and shoulder pain, relaxing your eyes by providing multiple viewing angles, and making typing easier.

Till now, we have understood the importance of the iPad stand, but the question is, which one is the best? And what are some key factors on which we can choose a suitable stand for our device?  

Following are some of the factors which can help you make your decision.

  • Portability
  • Weight
  • Budget
  • Adjustability
  • Aesthetics
  • Compatibility
  • Design

We have rounded up some of the best magnetic stands compatible with various iPads, from regular iPad to iPad mini and from iPad Air to iPad Pro.   

So, what are we waiting for? Let’s have a look.

PITAKA iPad Magnetic Stand 
  • Brand: PITAKA
  • Material: Zinc Aluminum Alloy, Polyurethane
  • Compatibility: iPad Pro (12.9”), iPad Air 2020/2022 plus all tablets (there’s a magnetic sticker in the package)
  • Charging Support: Charge iPhone or AirPods wirelessly
  • Weight: 1.0 lbs
  • Thickness: 4.9 inches 

PITAKA is a reasonably priced option that provides a sturdy grip on your iPad. It has compatibility with iPad Pro 11”, 12.9”, iPad Air, iPad, etc. It will work with any tablet/iPad because you will have a magnet in the package that you can attach to any device and later on to the PITAKA Magnetic stand. It will give you a laptop sort of experience in reading, writing and working. 

The good thing about this case is that it simultaneously provides ease of use and protection. With this stand, you can adjust the iPad to your desired angle and do not need to put stress on your hands, shoulders, and neck.

We loved the fact that you can charge your smartphone or AirPods while with the stand. Helps you keep your devices charged at all times.

Full review of PITAKA MagEZ Magnetic Stand

Pros

  • Shockproof
  • Multiple viewing angles
  • Sturdy design
  • Wireless charging 
  • Great for office, inhouse and classroom
  • 360-degree rotation

Cons

  • Lack of color choice
  • No charging cable management
  • Attachment methods
SwitchEasy iPad Pro Magnetic Stand
  • Brand: SwitchEasy
  • Material: Aluminum
  • Compatibility:iPad Pro 11” (1-3 Gen), Apple iPad Air 10.9” & iPad Pro 12.9” (3-5 Gen)
  • Charging Support: Yes, for iPad only
  • Weight: 2.07 lbs
  • Thickness: 5.67 inches 

SwitchEasy iPad Pro magnetic stand is the perfect companion whether you are working in your office, living room, kitchen, or library. Wherever you are, its elevated design helps you prevent sore neck.

Aluminum alloy material gives it sturdiness so that it can grip iPad 11″ (1-3 Gen) to Apple iPad Air 10.9″ & iPad Pro 12.9″ (3-5 Gen). If this stand is part of your iPad accessory, you do not need to adjust it for a convenient view; instead, you can tilt the screen to 180 degrees and rotate it to 360 degrees for the best viewing angles.

The only flaw observed in this stand is that its magnetic grips become loose if you use it with a thick iPad case. All in all, if you are in search of a magnetic stand that looks stylish, classy, and even matches your iPad, then go for it.

Pros

  • Multiple viewing angles
  • 360-degree rotation 
  • 18-degree tilt
  • Sturdy
  • Cable Management cutout
  • The magnet can hold the Apple Pencil

Cons

  • The magnetic grip is not strong with thick iPad Cases
  • Lack of color choice
CHARJENPRO MAGFLOTT iPad Stand
  • Brand: CharJenPro
  • Material: Aluminum, Microfiber
  • Compatibility: IPad Pro 11″ Gen 1 – 3 (2018 – 2022), iPad Air 4, iPad Air 5, IPad Pro 12.9″ Gen 3 – Gen 5 (2018 – 2022)
  • Charging Support: Yes (Only for iPad)
  • Weight: 2.75 lbs
  • Thickness: 2.28 inches 

CHARJENPRO MAGFLOTT magnetic stand looks sleek, smart, and classy at first look, but it is more than that. It will not only convert the iPad into a highly productive and useful gadget but also prevent strain on your neck and shoulders while working. 

The magnetic grip saves your iPad from slipping and ensures that the iPad remains perfectly aligned. CHARJENPRO MAGFLOTT comes with a small cutout for charging cable management that is not visible and makes a stand distinct from its competitors. 

The brushed aluminum material used for the stand makes it sturdy and resembles so much the tablet that one can confuse it as part of the tablet.  

With this stand, you can use the tablet from several viewing angles as it provides 360-degree rotation and 180-degree tilt (landscape & portrait orientation). Overall, it is a perfect pick to use your iPad in the kitchen, in the office, kiosk office, POS, bedroom, or anywhere you just name it.

Pros

  • Sturdy
  • Great look and feel
  • Multiple colors
  • Multiple viewing angles
  • Premium built quality
  • Neat charging solution
  • Super strong magnet

Cons

  • Height is not adjustable
  • Expensive
  • No iPad mini option
LULULOOK Urban Magnetic iPad Stand
  • Brand: LULULOOK
  • Material: Aluminum
  • Compatibility: Two Variants (iPad Pro 11″ 1st Gen, iPad Pro 11″ 2nd Gen, iPad Pro 11 2021 (3rd Generation), plus iPad Air 4th Gen, iPad Air 5th), (iPad Pro 12.9″ 3rd Gen, and iPad Pro 12.9″ 4th Gen, iPad Pro 12.9 2021 (5th Generation))
  • Charging Support: Yes, for iPad & wireless charging for Apple pencil 2
  • Weight: 2.42 lbs
  • Thickness: 7.13 inches 

People working in the office, illustrators, video editors, and designers who love to use the iPad for all their routine tasks should consider adding this stand as a must accessory. It elevates the iPad to an ergonomic height, adding ease to everyday jobs.

The 360-degree rotation and floating design offer landscape and portrait viewing. Its holder board is also adjustable from 20 to 200 degrees, making our eyes, neck, and shoulders stress-free. 

It is made of robust aluminum, and anti-slip and scratch silicon provide a firm grip over the iPad. The selling point of this case is it magnetically connects and charges the Apple Pencil 2.

It is available in two variants: Space Gray and Silver. If you want a desktop experience out of your tablet, it is a good investment return; go for it.

Pros

  • Great compatibility options
  • Sturdy
  • Great look and feel
  • Multiple colors
  • Multiple viewing angles
  • Neat charging solution
  • Super strong magnet

Cons

  • Height is not adjustable
Llano iPad Magnetic Stand
  • Brand: Llano
  • Material: Aluminum + silicon
  • Compatibility: IPad Pro 11-inch, IPad Air 10.9-inch (5th Generation), IPad Air 10.9-inch (4th Generation)
  • Charging Support: Yes, for iPad only
  • Weight: 1.81 lbs
  • Thickness: 1 inch 

Llano magnetic stand works across a range of devices from 11″ iPad pro to iPad Air 4th and 5th generation. It offers some unique features that give it a prominent position among its competitors, such as Hollow’s craved design for cooling, adjustable stand, and no need to assemble it.

It is a perfect solution to convert your tablet into a MAC, all you need is a magic keyboard along with this stand, and you are good to go. Its ergonomic design makes it an excellent fit for drawing, working, playing games, drafting emails, and watching movies.

Tripping, slipping, and sudden falls should not be your concerns anymore as this stand uses an industry-leading N52 magnet with high-quality silicon. With this stand, you can not only rotate or adjust the view of the panel but also comfortably alter the height with the help of a 180-degree adjustable damping shaft.

It comes in a space grey color that fits any personality and compliments the tablet.

Pros

  • No need to assemble
  • Hollow craved cooling design
  • Multiple viewing angles
  • Easy access to ports
  • Neat charging solution
  • Sturdy grip due to N52 magnet

Cons

  • Available only in one color
MAGFIT iPad Magnetic Dock Stand
  • Brand: MAGFIT
  • Material: Aluminum + silicon
  • Compatibility: Three variants (Size #1: For 12.9″ iPad Pro 2021 (5th Gen)), (Size #2: For 12.9″ iPad Pro 2018/2020 (3rd/4th)), (Size #3: For 11″ iPad Pro & iPad Air 4th/5th) plus Macbook Pro, Macbook Air M1
  • Charging Support: Yes, for iPad only
  • Weight: 2.02 lbs
  • Thickness: 2.17 inches 

With every passing day, people are becoming more technology-dependent, and why not? As it provides them the ease of use. So MAGFIT takes up the challenge to give the best of the best. 

Its iPad magnetic dock stand is an example of this, which is a magnetic stand with a fully integrated USB hub that will not only gives you a hands-free experience but also provides you the USB 3.1 for 10Gbps data transfer, Gigabit Lan port, memory card reader, 3.5mm audio jack, and an HDMI port for high definition video experience. 

You can use it in two ways, either connect the USB-C cable with the hub and iPad or connect the hub directly to the Mac for data transfer. The rest of the features are somewhat similar to the other stands on the list, such as a 360-degree swivel for portrait and landscape viewing that prevents you from stiff neck and shoulder, sturdiness due to all aluminum alloy, and excellent compatibility option with several devices. 

It is available in space gray and silver colors. It could be a great choice to watch your favorite program, take notes for the class, type or draft emails, perform any productive operation, and transfer massive data between the devices.      

Pros

  • Foldable
  • Ergonomic
  • Lots of ports
  • Adds lots of functionality for iPad
  • Magnetic and Smart Connector available
  • Supports several Apple iPads 

Cons

  • Lack of charging in case of hub connectivity
  • Magnets are not very strong
  • Not many color options are available
KU XIU iPad Mini 6 Magnetic Stand
  • Brand: KU XIU
  • Material: Aluminum
  • Compatibility: iPad Mini 6th generation 8.3-inch 2021, iPad Pro 11” 2018/2020/2021(1st/2nd/3rd Generation), iPad Air 2020/2021(4th/5th Generation), iPad Pro 12.9′ 2018/2020/2021(3rd/4th/5th Generation)
  • Charging Support: Yes, for iPad only
  • Weight: 1.3 lbs
  • Thickness: 4.76 inches 

Although many magnetic stands are available for iPad Pro & iPad Air, very few come with the iPad mini 6 compatibility option, so we have brought a magnetic stand that has the provision for iPad mini 6 along with iPad Pro 11, 12.9, and iPad Air 4th/5th generation.

KU XIU magnetic stand is better known for its sturdy design, stability, and protection. It is a stand you can use in the kitchen, during a class, in the bedroom, or at the office. It has a fixed base, but a 360-degree rotatable pivot provides multiple viewing angles, predominantly horizontal and vertical modes.

While going for this option, remember that this stand only works with iPad mini 6 (8.3 inches). Its strong built-in magnet holds and aligns the iPad mini so that you can even roam around randomly without fearing falling off.

It comes in a Gray color, which can match any personality and even compliments the Apple devices. 

Pros

  • Multiple viewing angles
  • Great price
  • Sturdy design
  • Built-in magnetic grip 
  • Easily accessible ports
  • 360-degree rotation is available

Cons

  • Limited color options
  • Only supports iPad mini 6
TERCEL Float Magnetic Tablet Stand
  • Brand: TERCEL
  • Material: Aluminum
  • Compatibility: Two variants of iPad Pro (11” 2018/2020/2021), (12.9” 2018/2020/2021), iPad Air (4 & 5 2022), and iPad Mini 6 (8.3”)
  • Charging Support: Yes, for iPad only
  • Weight: 3 lbs
  • Thickness: 1.22 inches 

TERCEL brings you the floating magnetic tablet stand if you want to level your productivity with ease of use. Its elegant aluminum alloy design is sturdy enough to grip a variety of iPads, including iPad Air (4 & 5), iPad Pro (11 & 12.9 inches), and iPad mini 6.

It has a strong magnetic grip that aligns and holds the iPad and provides a hands-free experience. It makes the tablet an excellent fit for drawing, watching videos, video calls, drafting emails, taking notes, etc.

Its innovative floating shaft gives multiple viewing angles with the help of 360-degree rotation and -20 to 200-degree adjustment; now, you don’t need to bear the neck and shoulder pain.

It offers three color options: silver, black, and space gray, that is equally classy and match the iPad itself.

Pros

  • 360-degree rotation
  • Multiple viewing angles
  • Ergonomic
  • Sturdy
  • Foldable

Cons

  • Limited color options available
  • Heavy
VANDOSSY iPad Magnetic Stand
  • Brand: VANDOSSY
  • Material: PU leather, galvanized steel, fiberglass,
  • Compatibility: iPad Pro (11”), iPad Air (4 & 5), iPad 10.2” and iPad Mini 6 (8.3”)
  • Charging Support: Yes, for iPad only
  • Weight: 1.15 lbs
  • Thickness: 1.14 inches 

VANDOSSY magnetic stand has many things on its sleeves, from a wide variety of compatibility to sturdiness and aesthetic to portability. It is compatible with almost all iPads except iPad pro 12.9′, which is a bit heavy for this stand.

The selling point of this case is its lightweight, minimalist style, and sleek design. It comprises premium PU leather, galvanized steel, and fiberglass and is equipped with 132 pcs small magnets that give you a solid and sturdy grip. 

Whether sketching, watching movies, attending a zoom meeting, or drafting an email, you do not need to stress out yourself, as this stand will take the pain and adjust according to your viewing needs.

All in all, it differs from other magnetic stands for iPads, the design reminds more of a kickstand.

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Multiple viewing angles
  • Sturdy
  • Portable
  • Strong magnet
  • Landscape and portrait orientation support

Cons

  • 360-degree rotation is not available
  • Available in a single color
INVZI MagFree Magnetic iPad Stand
  • Brand: INVZI
  • Material: Aluminum
  • Compatibility: iPad Pro 11” (1st / 2nd / 3rd /4th ), iPad Air (4 & 5), and iPad pro 12.9” (3rd / 4th/ 5th Gen)
  • Charging Support: Yes, for iPad only
  • Weight: 2.23 lbs
  • Thickness: 4.9 inches 

Like CHARJENPRO, this magnetic case also offers a cutout for cable management in the arm. Using this case gives you a look and feel of the Laptop and makes you tension free from sudden falls due to its hard Aluminum material.

It not only elevates the tablet but also provides multiple viewing angles with the help of a 360-degree rotating shaft. If you are a regular user of Facetime, Zoom, and MS teams, or you love reading books or drafting emails, then go ahead with this magnetic stand. 

The bright side of this case is its compatibility with iPad Air 4/5 and iPad Pro 11″ (1,2,3, 4 Gen), and iPad Pro 12.9” (3, 4, 5 Gen). 

Pros

  • 360-degree rotation 
  • Multiple viewing angles
  • Foot Drop Protection
  • Anti-Scratch
  • 180-degree screen adjustment
  • Wide compatibility spectrum

Cons

  • Lack of color choice
MAGFIT iPad Mini 6 Magnetic Stand
  • Brand: MAGFIT
  • Material: Aluminum
  • Compatibility: iPad Mini 6 (8.3”) only
  • Charging Support: Yes, for iPad only
  • Weight: 1.62 lbs
  • Thickness: 2.09 inches 

We have another MAGFIT magnetic stand specially designed for iPad mini 6. MAGFIT has designed this stand so that it becomes sturdy, stunning, and reliable. The stand gives you a strain-free viewing angle with 360-degree rotation for easy viewing from portrait and landscape orientations.

Moreover, you do not need to worry about slipping and tripping on your tablet, even if your kids use it for homework or playing games. It is available only in Gray color, but that looks classy and complements the iPad mini 6.

Pros

  • Multiple viewing angles
  • 360-degree rotation 
  • Best for taking notes
  • Sturdy
  • Cable Management cutout

Cons

  • Only compatible with iPad Mini 6
  • Lack of color choice

Final words

iPads are our daily companions and require some exclusive accessories if you want to take notes you will need Apple Pencil, if you want to write on it you will require a Magic Keyboard or any other Keyboard that’s compatible with the iPad. Magnetic Stand will help you turn it into a 2-in-1 device that might help with productivity if you use it right.

I personally use it as a management device, I work on my Mac, but I have my iPad right next to me, where I listen to Spotify, where I create my daily/monthly to-do list, and where I manage my whole business using Notion, it really helps me keep more organized, could I live without it? Sure, but I try to take advantage of everything that helps to make my life a little easier.

If you ask for our recommendation, then the Pitaka and Switcheasy Magnetic stand is a complete package and can make your work a little easier. on the second choice, you can go for CHARJENPRO as well, but the decision is all yours; all the stands are versatile, sturdy, and provides ease of use. At the end of the day picking the best stand is very subjective, because they all have an identical function in our lives, it’s more of a – which design you like the most.

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