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Last Updated on December 20, 2020
When many people try to calm down for bedtime, they regularly meditate, watch TV, or read. In the past decade, tablets have replaced large laptops, TVs, radios, and actual books due to their small size, lightness, and convenience. Having tablets are now considered to be one of the typical accessories a person has in their home.
It is abnormal for one not to have a tablet or a kindle or even a nook.
Thanks to items or apps like the Kindle, Nook, a person can now keep a whole library at the tip of their fingers without having to leave their home or hold an actual heavy book. It allows for a person to have an entire library in their home without having to store heavy books in their home. Extremely handy when moving.
They are also able to watch Netflix, YouTube, or steaming apps that allow for comfortable and easy viewing. So far, the only thing most tablets can not do is be able to send items to printers that cannot print using Wi-Fi.
No matter what a person uses their tablets for, everyone runs into the same problems. The first would be that they get uncomfortable having to look down at their device. The second would be that after holding it up after a while reading, their arms hurt. The third would the electronic get too hot sitting on their legs.
Years ago, people would have to suffer through these problems or try to use a pillow to help solve the problems. These problems are no longer the case!
Listed below are reviews on five holders for tablets that will make one’s evening routine more comfortable and enjoyable. Listed as well will be the pros and cons of each device to help distinguish which would be better for certain people.
Best Tablet Holder for Bed of 2020
The Tablift Tablets Stand for The Bed – by Nbryte
To be used on any uneven surface like a bed or a sofa, this four-legged stand is perfect for any electronics that are less than 10mm thick. This stand is compatible to fit an Apple iPad, Apple iPad mini, Samsung Galaxy, Asus Google Nexus 7, Microsoft Surface Pro 3 & 4, and a Vivotab. A major plus with the Tablift is that its legs are flexible so they can be maneuvered to any shape as is desired.
Used in the sitting position, one can sit up comfortably while reading or watching their device on this stand with no significant problems. If one genuinely wants, they could also use this as a mini desk, as one reviewer suggested with a little bit of modification.
Listed in the reviews and what is in the item description is that if anyone has any iPad Pros, it needs to be protected with a slim hard case. The hard case is more of a requirement than a suggestion to protect the tablet from getting damaged.
• Sturdy legs
• Great height
• Flexible legs
• Leaves smudges on the blanket or floor from the bottom of the legs
• Can not use tablets that are larger the 10mm or they will get damaged
• It is heavy
• The width of the legs is not very wide
Gooseneck Tablet Holder, Lamicall Tablet Stand
The goose neck possibly could be one of the best accessories one can buy for easier reading and viewing. By simply Clapping it on a nightstand, one can easily adjust the neck of the device to stretch or compact to how one is sitting or lying down. The angle can be changed so a person can see the screen completely either laying down on their back or their side.
With a little bit of moving the neck around, a person can go from one position to another in a short time with little hassle.
The Goose neck has the adjustability to hold phones and tablets that range from 4.7 to 11 inches. Electronics like the iPad generations 2, 3, & 4, the iPad Pro 11, iPad Air 1 & 2, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro & Pro Max, some Galaxy Tabs, Lenovo, and Nintendo Switch. The clap is adjustable to fit nearly every nightstand but can also be mounted on a headboard, table, chair, desk, or bed frame.
Understand that with the neck extended, there will be some shaking due to the laws of physics. The shaking is something to think about if it is a major pet peeve for a person.
• It can sit at eye level
• It is safe, durable, and sturdy
• It is easy to set up
• Only suitable for viewing purposes, not recommended for typing
• Does not fit all 11 inch devices
• Does not fit anything over 11 inches
• The neck may shake more than desired in some cases
iPad Bed & Lap Stand by iProp
A mesh bean bag that can lay flat or balance easily in one’s lap is perfect to use on an airplane, in a bed, chair, or on a sofa. It can hold accessories in the portrait or landscape positions and can contain any device under 18 mm. Its small size and being lightweight makes it easy to travel with and pack in a carry on bag.
The mesh bag itself is removable, which makes it easy to clean as it is machine washable. The beads will need to be removed for any airing out that may need to occur without the washing machine eating them up.
A plus for the buyer is that the bag can be unzipped and act like a little pocket to hold small items. Ear bubs or a phone charger, to name a few options.
• Diversity of holding different devices
• Machine washable
• Does not always grip the device
• Some people did not like the shape of the bean bag
• It is considered too small for some people’s liking
360 Degree Rotating Bed Tablet Mount Holder Stand
Design to clip to one’s bed frame or headboard, it is perfect to use to watch or read a book laying down on a person’s back. The electronic allows for “hands-free” enjoyment. Design with a “mechanical aluminum arm,” it holds devices that weight up to 1500g and 4.7-11 inches in width.
There are no tools required to set this up, and it can also be clapped onto a cabinet, a bookcase, or a table. It can clip onto a surface that is up to 52mm in width.
The stand can hold the iPad 10, iPad Air, iPad Mini, Amazon Kindle Fire, All tablets 7”-11”, all iPhones and all Nintendo Switch. This stand has four joints, which makes it completely adjustable and has a 360-degree rotation notch.
This moveability makes it easy to go from someone’s view lying down on their back to being able to lay on their side and still have uninterrupted viewing capability.
• Three-year warranty
• Easy to adjust
• Easy to set up
• The arm can not hold a bulky device.
• The arms are only 12 inches long
• Not all stands can adjust to fit up to 11 inches
General Universal Tablet Bed Frame Holder Stand
Acting like a little desk, it adjusts between 5” and 8” off the ground. It can hold all Nooks, iPads, and the majority of other tablets—best to be used on the floor or the bed, or some type of flatter surface. A person can watch shows, read, or browse the internet with comfort. The bracket rotates from portrait to landscape and allows for wide viewing angles.
The legs have a bar between them that stabilizes them while allowing a person to sit comfortably with the desk being completely flat. It does have the capability of sitting up so you would type on the device with ease or decide to use a drawing app and have uninterrupted fun.
• Adjusts to sit up and to lay flat
• Can hold nearly anything up to 11 inches
• Does not hold anything more significant the 11 inches
• The legs can easily break due to plastic parts
When a person is choosing a device holder, they need to take into consideration what their top priorities are. Do they mainly use their tablets at night for reading or watching one episode of their favorite TV show before bed, or do they use it more for business?
Are they comfortable with having something clapped to their bed frame, or do they just want something that can be quick with them during their travels? No matter what they choose, these five options listed above will be the best.