As many of us are now working from home, investing in tech that makes the home office as practical and stylish as possible is high on the priority list.
And the best wireless keyboards are convenient, clutter-free and comfortable, as well as being portable.
Sarah Carter-Lumb, computing expert at AO.com, said: “Having a wireless keyboard is the perfect option for people that like to maintain a minimalist, tidy desk space. Moreover, they are versatile if you’re working between your home and the office and are often lightweight so easy to carry around.
“There are plenty of affordable options available if you don’t want to break the bank, such as the Rapoo multimedia wireless USB keyboard, which is compatible with Windows computers and laptops. It also has a built-in touchpad so that you can navigate your screen using simple gestures, essentially doubling up as a built-in mouse. If you’re a Mac user, the Apple Magic Wireless Keyboard is an ideal choice.”
Keep scrolling to discover our pick of the best wireless keyboards to keep your WFH space chic and functional.
Best wireless keyboards
If you’re not a fan of cables cluttering up your home office, this wireless keyboard is ideal.
There’s media keys for your music and videos if you want to skip tracks in your playlist, and it has a built-in touchpad for precise and easy navigation when you’re working (or shopping… we won’t tell).
One user said: “My original plans were to buy a keyboard and separate mouse but I’m really loving the integration of both on this device – especially as it means I’ve got more room on my desk.”
Best for Apple devices
If you’re a die-hard Apple fan, you’ll love this versatile wireless keyboard. It boasts a handy Bluetooth connection, and offers a really easy and smooth typing experience, typical of the brand.
The efficient typing makes it ideal for your home office, and will pair perfectly with other Mac devices, like a Macbook or iMac.
What’s more, it offers constant good performance, thanks to a rechargeable battery; simply plug it into any lighting port to recharge. As well as being super-practical, it also boasts sleek good looks.
One happy customer said: “Fast delivery. Super-easy to set up – just plug and play with a Mac. Nice key action and very comfortable to use.”
Best bundle set
On a budget? This wireless keyboard has got you covered. Offering good connectivity without delays, it provides a reliable wireless connection up to 10 metres.
It comes with a separate wireless mouse and both have a long battery life so you don’t have to worry about recharging for a few months at a time.
“A good budget keyboard and mouse bundle,” said one Amazon customer. “Keeps your desk neat and wire free. The battery lasts forever – I don’t think I’ve replaced it once in the last 6 months.”
Best compact design option
Small desk space? This super-slim wireless keyboard will fit the bill.
It comes with a nano USB receiver that you simply pop into your computer to use the keyboard instantly.
The typing is quiet and comfortable, and the battery lasts for six months before it needs recharging (based on two hours of non-stop use a day).
“Small footprint on my desk,” said one reviewer, adding: “Solid build with stainless steel back. keys are big enough for my large fingers.
The good points for a wireless keyboard are the indicator lights. There are five for various functions and a handy on and off switch next to them. Very pleased with my purchase.”
Another said: “It comes almost fully charged and uses the provided USB cable to recharge. Which I think is AWESOME because there is no reason to buy and replace batteries. It is incredibly responsive and just a joy to work on.”
Best budget option
As the most affordable wireless keyboard on the list, this is perfect for anyone on a keen budget who doesn’t want to compromise on quality.
It’s ultra lightweight and super-slim, perfect for a compact and clutter-free work space. Simply pop the nano USB receiver into the computer and you’re ready to go.
The battery can last up to two years before it needs changing, depending on use, hot keys let you change volume, mute or skip to the next song without using your mouse.
One happy typer said: “Pleasantly surprised at how good this is for the price. Keys feel positive and fast, allowing me to hit 40 wpm without hassle. The thing stays put on my slick office desk surface and it takes up minimal space.”
Best for Windows machines
The perfect pairing for your Windows computer, this wireless keyboard has hotkeys that provide easy and immediate access to Windows features.
It’s ergonomically designed with a tilt for typing comfort.
One review read: “Bought this for ‘proper typing’ (large amounts of text) because my laptop keyboard isn’t ergonomic so it’s uncomfortable for long use. Handy. Plug and play. Loses one star as no pound symbol on the number keys; you can always use the Insert symbol instead.”
Best stylish option
Sleek, new and design-led, this Microsoft wireless keyboard is a modern product in style and substance.
It’s angled for optimum typing, and has a screen snipping key for quick capture, copy, paste, and share, and an expressive input key for emojis, symbols, and more.
The compact design won’t take up too much space in your home office, and the key spacing is ideal for fluid typing.
What’s more, you connect it to three devices and conveniently switch seamlessly between them.
One happy shopper said: “Wanted a compact keyboard to maximise the amount of space on my desk. Looks the part and keys are a pleasure to use if you prefer a low profile, low actuation key. Very quiet to use, which is brilliant for making notes during team calls and the added shortcut keys for snipping etc work very well. Also pairs to three devices; I didn’t know I needed a keyboard for my iPad pro until I got this – works brilliantly.”