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macrumors member
Original poster
Jul 9, 2015
Usually, an iPhone‘s software keyboard is fine for most tasks. However, after reading some iPad Mini 6 reviews, i thought about how an iPhone would be similarly capable, provided that sitting on a desk or table, one can use the full 6,1“/6,7“ screen estate. Which means, using an external keyboard on the go. That would be comparable to the iPad Mini‘s 8 inches using on-screen keyboard.

There have been interesting mobile bluetooth keyboards in the past, such as the Jorno Keyboard or the classic Stowaway keyboard:
There have been great concepts such as the TextBlade: (which has never really emerged from prototype status, to my knowledge)

Today, none of them are available. There seems to be no real mobile keyboard for using with an iPhone or even iPad Mini. And i don‘t consider Logitech‘s Keys-to-Go a mobile keyboard. What has happened?


macrumors newbie
Mar 11, 2012
It’s sad. There’s a thriving market for attachable iPhone game controllers but not one keyboard case?
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