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Is the ZAGGKeys Folio the Best Keyboard for Your iPad Air? [Video Review]

ZAGGKeys Folio Review. I’m looking to buy the best keyboard for iPad Air for content creators like myself: B2B, financial services professionals and bloggers.

For those of you who are not familiar with my work on VisibleBanking.com, since early 2007 I’ve been curating and championing social media and digital innovation in the global financial services industry.  You can find on my blog a broad range of content covering topics such as social media, social business and mobile, and formats like blog articles, photos, video comments and video interviews.

In early November 2013, I bought an iPad Air. It proved an excellent purchase: it’s much lighter than before, it’s superbly designed and it’s fast and powerful.  Arguably, it’s currently the ultimate hybrid device for both entertainment and work.

Being both a global social media planner and a practitioner, I’ll let you imagine how much content I have to produce on daily basis.  I need to be able to capture my ideas and articulate my concepts as and when needed throughout the day, from the office or on the road.

In my opinion, the iPad’s on-board virtual keyboard is not fit for heavy typing and content production.  I find it lagging a lot which makes it rather challenging to capture a conversation or cover a live event.

I’ve been reading and watching dozens of online (video) reviews for the last month or so, but I couldn’t find the one which would provide me with all the information required to select the best keyboard for my needs.

So I thought it’d be a great opportunity to test some of the best keyboards for iPad Air to date and share my feedback with you in the form of a social media mash up in the form of a blog post including content like PowerPoint slides, YouTube and Vine videos, and photos.

Those are my very first product reviews, so not only am I feeling very humble and excited at the same time to share my work with you, it would also mean a lot to me to receive your comments and suggestions, and compare our experiences using those devices.

 

ZAGGKeys Folio

In this review, I will share my thoughts and my hands-on experience of the ZAGGKeys Folio backlit keyboard for the iPad Air.  As of Friday 20th December, this popular Bluetooth keyboard enjoyed a score of 4 stars on the ZAGG website (42 customer reviews) and a score of 3.8 stars on BestBuy.com (33 customer reviews).

You will find below the product dimensions:

  • Length: 6.82 in (173.2 mm)
  • Width: 9.55 in (242.6 mm)
  • Depth: 0.697 in (17.7 mm) closed with iPad
  • Depth: 0.299 in (7.6 mm) keyboard only
  • Weight: 18.87 oz (535 grams)

 

VIDEO REVIEW

Video Review of ZAGGKeys Folio iPad Air Best Keyboard for iPad Air

You surely noticed the YouTube video at the top of my article, REVIEW ZAGGKeys Folio iPad Air | Best Keyboard For iPad Air?.

You will find the following sections in my comprehensive review:

  • Intro
  • Build and design (1:36)
  • Protection: inserting and removing your iPad Air (4:15)
  • Bluetooth pairing (8:29)
  • Keyboard layout and features (9:52)
  • Typing experience (13:31)
  • Sound (17:51)
  • Conclusion (19:30)

Watch my video to find out if this Bluetooth backlit keyboard from ZAGG met my expectations and fulfilled all my needs (business and entertainment).

 

SEE ALSO

 

PHOTO COVERAGE

I invite you to find below a photo selection of the Belkin Ultimate Keyboard case.  Those pictures are all included in my photo album, Best Keyboards for iPad Air, on Google+.

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VINE VIDEO

Please find below a screenshot of the vine video I put together to showcase the ZAGGKeys Folio for iPad Air in just 6 seconds.

Vine Video ZAGGKeys Folio Backlit Keyboard for iPadAir

 

30 PROS and CONS

Please find below a categorized list of strengths and weaknesses I shared on slideshare in my presentation, 30 PROS & CONS ZAGGKeys Folio Keyboard for iPad Air.

I aimed to help you make a better informed purchasing decision by taking advantage of all the hours I spent researching for the best iPad Air companion to increase productivity on the go.  So I’d hope you enjoyed my full review of the ZAGGKeys Folio which is one of the best keyboards for the iPad Air in my opinion.

Are you using this Bluetooth keyboard?  Are you thinking of buying it?  I invite you to share your questions and your comments on the ZAGGKeys Folio for the iPad Air here on my blog, on Twitteron YouTube or on Google+.

What do you think?

Written by Christophe Langlois

Based in London for almost a decade, Christophe is an entertaining fintech marketing keynote speaker and a trusted advisor to the global financial services industry on the topics of digital marketing, innovation and B2B social media.

Christophe has contributed to over 140 events in 18 countries.

Currently, Christophe is advising a number of fintech startups on marketing and growth hacking and he is the Chief Marketing Officer of The Fintech Power 50, an exclusive annual programme helping fintech scale-ups to accelerate their growth globally.

Christophe's views on VisibleBanking.com are his own.

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