6 Surface Pro keyboards that cost less than Microsoft’s Type Covers

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Like all things Surface, Microsoft’s Pro Type Covers can be pricey, especially the ones covered in Alcantara fabric. In fact, it’s tough to find an official Microsoft Surface Pro Signature Type Cover for less than $100. Thankfully, a set of third-party manufacturers have stepped in to offer some more wallet-friendly options, and often for less than half of what Microsoft charges. You can get a decent keyboard cover for your 2-in-1, whether it’s the new Surface Pro 6 or a Pro from a few years ago.

If we had to pick …

Even though Microsoft’s Signature Type Cover costs $160 and its regular Type Cover costs $130, you don’t have to spend a lot of money to get a decent keyboard for your Surface Pro. Every keyboard cover in this post is significantly cheaper than Microsoft’s official offerings, and most offer similar functionality. That includes a quality typing experience, some protection when closed, backlit keys (except for the second Fintie option), and general good looks.

But if we had to pick just one, we’d go with Fintie’s Backlit Surface Pro keyboard because it’s reasonably priced, mostly matches the quality and features of the others, looks nice, and has a good rating on Amazon based on hundreds of customer reviews.

If money is your main concern, the ZAMO Surface Pro keyboard could be for you, though it’s charging port placement may not be ideal.

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