The Fintie Soft TPU Keyboard Case For iPad 7th Gen is a very good mobile keyboard. It can connect to any device via Bluetooth and it's fully compatible with iOS and iPadOS, with all the alphanumerical keys working on Windows, Linux, macOS, and Android too. It uses scissor switches that provide good tactile feedback and the typing quality on the keyboard isn't bad, although it's not suggested for all-day use. Without any backlighting, it doesn't perform well in dark environments; however, it's a small keyboard that can be carried around where you need.
Poor keyboard for gaming. The Fintie Soft TPU Keyboard Case For iPad 7th Gen isn't designed to be a gaming keyboard as there are no dedicated macro keys or any type of backlighting. However, it has a low pre-travel distance and low actuation force.
The Fintie Soft TPU Keyboard Case For iPad 7th Gen is very good for mobile/tablet use. The case holds the keyboard well and on its own, the keyboard's small and light to carry around. You can connect your device to it via Bluetooth, but unfortunately, it doesn't support multi-device pairing. It's fully compatible with iPadOS and iOS and only certain keys don't work on other operating systems.
Decent for office use. The Fintie Soft TPU Keyboard Case For iPad 7th Gen has decent ergonomics and the typing quality isn't bad, but it's probably not the best choice to type with all day. However, you can connect it to your computer via Bluetooth and the keys are quiet so you won't bother your coworkers.
Bad for programming. The typing experience isn't bad on the Fintie Soft TPU Keyboard Case for iPad 7th Gen but due to its small size, it's easy to make mistakes. Except for a few keys, it's compatible with macOS, Linux, or Windows computers, but there are no dedicated macro keys or any backlighting.
The keyboard is about the same size as a seventh-generation iPad, so it's easy to carry around.
Note: These are the measurements of the keyboard alone, without the case.
Below are the dimensions of the closed case:
|Height: 0.8" (2.0 cm)|
|Width: 10.2" (25.8 cm)|
|Depth: 7.6" (19.2 cm)|
|Weight: 1.5 lbs (0.7 kg)|
This is designed for a 10.2-inch iPad, but if you have the 11-inch iPad Pro, check out the Logitech Folio Touch.
Disappointing build quality for the Fintie Soft TPU Keyboard Case For iPad 7th Gen. The case itself feels solid and the magnets hold the keyboard well, but on its own, the keyboard feels flimsy and has a lot of flex to it. Also, when you close the case with the keyboard in its regular typing position, the keyboard sticks out, so you'll have to readjust it for the case to close properly. If you want something that's better built, check out the Logitech Slim Folio Pro for iPad Pro.
Ordinary ergonomics on a flat keyboard. It doesn't have any incline settings, but it has a low profile so most people shouldn't need any.
There's no backlighting on this keyboard. If you want an iPad keyboard with backlighting, check out the Brydge Pro.
The Fintie Soft TPU Keyboard Case For iPad 7th Gen comes with a micro-USB charging cable.
You can connect this keyboard with one device at a time via Bluetooth. We did have some issues connecting to a Windows PC, but there weren't any issues connecting to any other device. If you want a folio board that lets you pair with a second device, check out the ZAGG Pro Keys.
This keyboard has limited extra features. There are media keys at the top right, as well as cut/copy/paste keys on the top row. There are on/off and connection buttons at the top right, as well as lights indicating caps lock, Bluetooth connection status, charge, and power.
The Fintie Soft TPU Keyboard Case For iPad 7th Gen uses scissor switches, like the ones on an Apple Magic Keyboard 2017. These keys have a small travel distance, and they have a nice tactile bump before the actuation point, but they require a decent amount of force and feel heavy to type on.
The typing quality isn't bad. There's fairly good feedback on the small keycaps, but it feels heavy to type on and the keycaps feel unstable. Due to its small size, it's easy to make typos, and it might take some time to get used to the spacing. If you're looking for a mobile keyboard with a better typing quality, then check out the Brydge 10.2 Keyboard for Apple iPad.
The keyboard is very quiet and shouldn't bother people around you.
There's no dedicated compatible software for customization.
The Fintie Soft TPU Keyboard Case For iPad 7th Gen has great compatibility. It's fully compatible with iOS and iPadOS, while on macOS, the lock, home, and the brightness buttons don't work. On Windows, the cut/copy/paste and lock keys don't work, while the cut/copy/paste keys don't work on Android and the brightness buttons don't work on Linux.
Our unit of the Fintie Soft TPU Keyboard Case For iPad 7th Gen is black, but it's available in a variety of colors, and some styles are region-specific. We don't expect the results to vary between units.
As a mobile keyboard, the Fintie Soft TPU Keyboard Case For iPad 7th Gen is a bit disappointing. The typing quality doesn't match up to some of its competitors and the keyboard on its own feels cheap.
The ZAGG Pro Keys is better than the Fintie Soft TPU Keyboard Case for iPad 7th Gen. The ZAGG feels sturdier and doesn't flex as much as the Fintie, and it has backlighting, which lets you see the keys when in a dark room. You can pair the ZAGG with a second device via Bluetooth, unlike the Fintie that only lets you pair with one. You can remove the ZAGG's iPad case, so you can still use your iPad without the keyboard and reattach it magnetically when you need it. On the Fintie, the case is stuck to the rest of the folio.
The Fintie Soft TPU Keyboard Case For iPad 7th Gen is a bit better than the Logitech Folio Touch, but they're meant to be used with different iPads. The Fintie connects via Bluetooth and is compatible with most common operating systems. However, the Logitech has a better typing quality, feels better-built, and has backlighting.
The Brydge 10.2 Keyboard for Apple iPad is a better keyboard than the Fintie Soft TPU Keyboard Case For iPad 7th Gen. It features white backlighting and has a much better build quality, and the typing experience is significantly better. The Fintie has better ergonomics, and the keyboard itself is lighter to carry around, and it's fully compatible with iOS, while the Brydge is only partially compatible.
The Apple Magic Keyboard 2017 is a much better overall keyboard than the Fintie Soft TPU Keyboard Case For iPad 7th Gen. The typing quality and build quality are both significantly better on the Apple, and it's fully compatible with macOS. That said, the Apple Keyboard is designed to be used with either desktop or mobile Apple devices, while the Fintie is designed for iPad users who are frequently on the go and want something to protect their device as well.
The Brydge Pro is much better than the Fintie Soft TPU Keyboard Case For iPad 7th Gen. The Brydge is better-built, it has white backlighting, and the overall typing quality is much better. However, the Fintie is much lighter, making it easier to carry around, and it's fully compatible with iOS.
The Logitech K480 Bluetooth Multidevice Keyboard is better than the Fintie Soft TPU Keyboard Case For iPad 7th Gen. The Logitech feels more solid and there's a dedicated software to program a few keys. Although both keyboards have similar typing experiences, the Fintie has better ergonomics and it's fully compatible with iOS and macOS.
The Fintie Soft TPU Keyboard Case For iPad 7th Gen is a much better keyboard than the Logitech Keys-To-Go. The typing quality is much better and the ergonomics are significantly better. The Logitech has a much better build quality and it's fully compatible with macOS, while a few keys on the Fintie don't work on macOS.
The Fintie Soft TPU Keyboard Case For iPad 7th Gen is designed for iPad 7th Gen while the Logitech Slim Folio Pro is made for the 12.9-inch 3rd Gen iPad Pro. The Fintie is more portable than the Logitech since it's noticeably lighter. However, this is because the materials used on the Fintie are very cheap and don't feel as durable as the Logitech. The Logitech has backlighting but doesn't come with a cable, which is disappointing.
The iClever Tri-Folding Keyboard BK08 is much better than the Fintie Soft TPU Keyboard Case For iPad 7th Gen. It has multi-device pairing, it's fully compatible on Windows, macOS, and Linux, and the build quality is much better. If you prefer slightly bigger mobile keyboards, the Fintie's typing area is wider, and there's an extra row on top for dedicated media and cut/copy/paste keys.