Reading in bed but you’re tired of using your hands to hold up your e-reader? Read on and we’ll share the best ways to give your hands a break.
When we’re reading in bed, it’s quite difficult to position the book to the right height and at the perfect angle. This list includes 10 different stands and holders that make reading in bed easier and more comfortable. They’ll hold your Kindle or iPad at a good angle for long periods without causing any discomfort.
So, which stand or holder should you get? Read on to find out.
- 1. Kindle, iPad, and eReader stands and holders that you can place on the bed
- 2. Best Tablet mounting arms that attaches to the headboard, or the wall beside the bed.
- 3. Best Adjustable Floor Stands to hold iPad, Kindle, e-readers and tablet while reading in bed
- This Gooseneck floor stand tablet holder with wheels is an inexpensive option for holding Kindle/iPad in bed.
- The long Swing Arm floor stand is flexible, inexpensive, and sturdy for holding phones and tablets while reading in bed.
- Elegant and minimal, this phone and tablet holder floor stand is adjustable yet sturdy.
- Height and angle are adjustable that securely holds the tablet while you are lying in your bed
- Tablet floor stand with fewer joints and balanced weight to keep your tab super-stable, without compromising adjust-ability
- Heavy base tablet floor stands can securely handle any tablet or Kindles with maximum adjustable.
- Elegant and modern, Adjustable floor stand that holds tablets, e-readers, and real books – All in one
- 4. Adjustable multipurpose Bed tables for holding iPad tablet or Kindle e-reader
- 5. Bedside Table or wall mounted iPad and kindle holder stand
- 6. Ipad, kindle or best tablet holder pillow for reading in bed
- Three different angles triangular pillow. Flip the pillow to change the angle of the iPad or the Kindle.
- Another design of Tablet holder pillow with side pocket for reading in bed
- Bean Bag style tablet holder that doubles as a travel head pillow, available in small and large size
- Bean Bag style lap pillow that props up your Kindle or iPad at an angle without blocking the bottom part of the screen, with washable cover
- iPad and kindle pillow that props up your tab at 14 different angles, without shaking
- 7. Straps, Handles and Rings for holding kindle/iPad with less stress on your arms
- Simple yet effective kindle holder with two Two-Hook straps and a leather thumb grip.
- Velcro Strap that sticks to any kindle and iPad also help free-stand the tab at an angle.
- Three-Hook hand strap for 6 inch Kinlde, prevents rotation and shaking than the two-hook strap
- 2-in-1 Comfortable handle to hold the Kindle or iPad, and an adjustable angle stand for your e-reader
- The ring that sticks to any kindle or iPad and makes it easier to hold while reading for a while
- 9. Lap desks pillow tablet holder for reading in bed
- 10. More tablet holder stands
- More accessories for comfortable bedtime reading
1. Kindle, iPad, and eReader stands and holders that you can place on the bed
Adjustable, Over-bed, Kindle, and iPad stand can hold the screen over your head while lying down.
Stillcool Tablet stand is one of the best tablets stands for reading in bed that works for all the devices, at every surface, and help you read without neck pain anywhere. You can attach the Kindle, the iPad, any other tablet or e-reader. You can fix the position of the Kindle/iPad at the correct height and the perfect angle. The best thing you can even position the tablet over your head while you are lying down flat. Other than the bed, this multipurpose stand works on your sofa, the floor, the desk, and more. It folds in a travel-friendly size for easy storage when not in use.
Kindle and iPad stand with four flexible legs that adjust on any uneven surface, like bed or sofa.
Nbryte Tablift Tablet Stand is an adjustable tablet stand for bed, sofa, or any uneven surface, that works for all tablets. Its four spider-like legs give you the power to position the tablet in front of you at the right height and angle. Tablift keeps your hands free and your neck at the correct ergonomic angle, so you can read without any pain for a long period. In addition, you can easily carry this portable stand with you. The only problem is, sometimes, it does not stay where you set it because of the flexible legs.
Stand iPad and Kindle stand for reading lying down in bed
Tstand Tablet Stand is a unique kindle/iPad stand that holds your tablet or e-reader at the perfect angle in front of your eyes. As a result, you can easily interact with your tablet or your e-reader. And It also doubles as a stand if you want to hold your iPad while cooking or reading on your table or desk.
2. Best Tablet mounting arms that attaches to the headboard, or the wall beside the bed.
The adjustable yet sturdy mounting arm holds tablets, e-readers, and mobile phones.
Neewer Universal Smartphone and Tablet Stand hold your Kindle or iPad securely in place, so you can read without stressing your neck or hands. You can attach it to the headboard or the side table near your bed. The biggest benefit is that you can adjust it however you like, staying there once set. Thanks to its metallic arms and spring mechanism, it is adjustable yet sturdy.
The flexible Gooseneck Tablet mount is more sturdy but only used for reading in bed.
Tryone Gooseneck Tablet Stand is great for holding Kindle or iPad in bed, but you have to use it with care. It is flexible and sturdy; if you use it for reading only, it will stay there once you set it. But, if you use it for activities that require touching or interacting with your device, it will wobble and bounce. It has extra-strong and wider that fits easily and securely on your headboard. Overall, it is a good option to hold tablets or e-readers at the perfect angle while reading in bed.
3. Best Adjustable Floor Stands to hold iPad, Kindle, e-readers and tablet while reading in bed
Multiple types of floor stands are available to hold your tablet or e-reader, like Kindle or iPad. All of these stands help you position the screen at the right height and the correct angle so that you can read for a long period without neck pain. The difference is in how much height you can adjust? How long can you extend the arm? And most important, How much sturdy are they, when used for reading in bed?
This Gooseneck floor stand tablet holder with wheels is an inexpensive option for holding Kindle/iPad in bed.
CTA Digital tablet stand is a basic inexpensive goose-neck floor stand that can hold your Kindle, iPad, or any 7”-13” inches device. Its goose-neck is flexible yet sturdy enough to hold the device while reading. You can adjust its height also the angle to position the screen in front of your eyes at the correct ergonomic position. Get one with wheels or without them. And there are two color options as well.
The long Swing Arm floor stand is flexible, inexpensive, and sturdy for holding phones and tablets while reading in bed.
The Kufox is an adjustable floor stand that helps you read in bed without neck pain or stress on your hands. It has a long arm that is flexible and sturdier than the goose-neck stand. The height of the pole is 29 inches which are enough to read on most beds or sofas. Plus, you can extend the arms up to 28 inches. It can hold devices from 4.5” smartphones to 10” tablets. You can get it in White or Black color to match your decor.
Elegant and minimal, this phone and tablet holder floor stand is adjustable yet sturdy.
Viozon Tablet Floor Stand is one of the best iPad and Kindle holders for reading in bed. Its long and sturdy swing arm extends up to 20” to position the tablet exactly in front of you. You can adjust its height from 12 – 35 inches and extend the arm up to 20” horizontally, which is enough to read on most beds and sofas. The base is well designed and prevents any toppling. It can hold smartphones (3.5″ to 6″) and tables(7″-13″). On top of that, it looks modern and minimal that can complement any room decor. Get one in Black or silver finish.
Height and angle are adjustable that securely holds the tablet while you are lying in your bed
idée adjustable floor tablet stand is a good option for 7 to 13-inch tablets and e-readers, including iPad and Kindle, for reading in bed. You can raise it to 44 inches (10″ more than the Viozon) and extend its arm up to 20 inches horizontally. It has a sturdy base weighing 9.6 lbs that holds it there securely. You can also rotate the tablet in landscape or portrait mode according to your reading preference.
Tablet floor stand with fewer joints and balanced weight to keep your tab super-stable, without compromising adjust-ability
Supertek tablet floor stand is one of the best options if you love to read ebooks in bed. The unique thing about this stand is the design of the swivel arm that makes it way more stable than the ones with jointed arms. Still, it keeps its ability to adjust. You can raise it from 26 to 47 inches, extend its arm up to 25 inches, and rotate the device 360 degrees. This flexibility gives your the control to position the device however you like. It works with smartphones and tablets up to 11” in size.
Heavy base tablet floor stands can securely handle any tablet or Kindles with maximum adjustable.
Levo G2 is one of the best floor-standing tablet holders that also works great for real paper books (with book holder attachment). It is highly adjustable and has a superior build quality that makes it sturdy and durable. You can raise it from 30 inches to 56 inches. You can add height extensions to raise it even higher for treadmills and bunk beds. The arms extend 24 inches. Its base weighs 20 pounds, which makes it extra stable. For more details, check my Levo tablet holder review.
Elegant and modern, Adjustable floor stand that holds tablets, e-readers, and real books – All in one
Lecco is one of the best tablet stands that offer a combination of flexibility, stability, and elegant modern looks. Its holder work with tablets, e-Reader, and books. It means you do not have to buy the book holder platform like Levo G2 separately. Plus, its base is thinner and can easily slide under the furniture with tight spaces. Lecco allows you to pull the book or the tablet closer to you. Read more at my Lecco floor stand review.
Furinno adjustable table is a multipurpose stand that you can use to read on iPad, Kindle, and read books too. Plus, you can work on your laptop or have breakfast on it. You can use it on your bed, sofa or while sitting on the floor. This gives you the power to adjust the angle and height of the device so that you can read without stressing your neck muscles. When not in use, it folds flat for easy storage. You can get it in any of the 11 colors available.
Adjustable yet Sturdy wooden table to hold books, readers, and tablets at the right angle and height
Songmics is a multipurpose table that folds flat for easy storage when not in use. It is less adjustable but more sturdy and heavier than the Furinno table. It is available in pure bamboo wood, Black and Brown MDF wood. There are other similar tables available, but this one is both height and angle adjustable, which is necessary to hold books or tablets at the correct ergonomic potion to read without neck pain.
Saiji bed table is a great adjustable table stand for holding Kindle or iPad while reading in bed. The unique thing about this table is that you have two buttons or knobs at the laptop’s bottom. You can see this in the picture. These buttons locks and holds your Kindle or iPad at the right height and angle, so you can read for a long period without stressing your arms or neck muscles. Check out the demo video of this multipurpose table on Amazon.com by clicking the link or the image.
5. Bedside Table or wall mounted iPad and kindle holder stand
iKross 2-in-1 Wall & table tablet stand is a multipurpose, adjustable tablet holder that you can use while reading in bed. You can either place it on a bedside table, on over bed table, or attach it to the wall beside your bed. The main benefit is holding your Kindle or iPad at the perfect height and the correct angle using this stand. That way, you can read for a long time without stressing your neck and arms.
6. Ipad, kindle or best tablet holder pillow for reading in bed
Triangular pyramid pillow to hold tablets and books on your lap or belly while reading in bed
Ideas in Life Pillow Holder can hold iPad, Kindles, and even real books. It has a pocket that hides some bottom part of your tablet or the book, but it is more secure than other iPad pillows. You can move a bit in your bed without slipping or flipping your tablet. You can also flip the pillow to make its pocket less deep. The cover is removable and easily washable. You can get it in three colors.
Three different angles triangular pillow. Flip the pillow to change the angle of the iPad or the Kindle.
Flippy is a Multi-angle pillow to hold tablets, readers, and books while reading in bed. The design is unique. Just flip the pillow to change the angle. Kindles and iPads work best on this than the books. It has a side pocket to keep your phone, remote, or book light.
Another design of Tablet holder pillow with side pocket for reading in bed
Fonee table holder is a great iPad pillow for reading in bed. To hold your tablet in place, it has a low-profile stopper that does not block the lower portion of the screen. As a result, it holds your iPad, Kindle, or any other e-reader at a better angle to release some stress from your neck. In addition, you can keep your pen, phone, or hands-free in its side pocket. It is available in three colors.
Bean Bag style tablet holder that doubles as a travel head pillow, available in small and large size
Lap Pro is a bean-bag style lap pillow for holding iPad tablets, Kindle readers, and books. You can use it by placing it on your lap and adjusting the angle to your preference. It is available in small and large sizes. The small one is for Kindle and iPad mini, while the large one can hold all tablets, from the iPad mini to the iPad pro. You can also use it as a head pillow.
iProp tablet holder is a bean bag lap pillow for holding Kindle e-readers and iPad tablets. You can place it on your lap, and its bean filling will adjust itself to provide your tablet with a sturdy base. Plus, it gives you flexibility in adjusting the angle of the table. It helps you read digital books at a comfortable neck angle without stressing your arms and shoulders. Finally, you can easily keep it clean by washing its removable cover.
iPad and kindle pillow that props up your tab at 14 different angles, without shaking
Prop n Go Slim is an adjustable iPad Pillow for reading in bed. Free your hands and say goodbye to arms and shoulder pain. Its 14 predefined angles allow you to position the tablet at the perfect angle. This releases some stress out of your neck muscles. The memory foam pillow at the bottom conforms to any uneven surface like your lap or belly and provides a steady and sturdy base to hold the tablet in place without flipping.
More pillow holders: If you need a tablet pillow that can also hold books while reading in bed, then check out pillow book holders for reading in bed
7. Straps, Handles and Rings for holding kindle/iPad with less stress on your arms
If you read in bed, these can be handy gadgets in short periods. Using these, you can hold tablets and e-readers without stressing your arms and hands too much. Instead, they facilitate your hands to grip easily and properly position the Kindle, iPad mini, or small e-readers and tablets. Here are some of the best options:
Simple yet effective kindle holder with two Two-Hook straps and a leather thumb grip.
TFY Hand Strap is a simple yet effective way to release stress from your hands and arms. You do not have to grip the Kindle while reading in bed constantly. It works whether you lie down straight, on your belly, or your side. You can easily attach it to any Kindle 6 inches in height, with or without the case, like Voyage, Paperwhite, and Fire). For bigger tablets like Kindle Oasis or iPad, get this Wanpool strap.
Velcro Strap that sticks to any kindle and iPad also help free-stand the tab at an angle.
The Finite universal tablet hand strap is great for relieving stress from your hands. The best part about this strap is its design, making it possible to attach it with any kindle or iPad. The velcro page sticks to the back of the tablet, on which you stick the Velcro handle. Plus, you can use it as a stand-alone stand to free your hands.
Three-Hook hand strap for 6 inch Kinlde, prevents rotation and shaking than the two-hook strap
WanPool Hand Strap has three hooks to hold your Kindle. This three-hook design provides better stability and security from rotation. However, it only works for 6-inch tablets and e-readers, including Kindle Voyage, Kindle Fire, and Oasis 6 inch. Plus, you get a soft and plush protective cover to keep it safe while traveling.
2-in-1 Comfortable handle to hold the Kindle or iPad, and an adjustable angle stand for your e-reader
ComfortHandle does not feel completely free your hands from gripping the tab but makes it a bit easier to grip it with a comfortable handle. You can also place it on a flat surface like a lap desk pillow or adjustable book holder for the bed, which can help while reading in bed. It allows you to adjust the angle as well. With some care, you can even place it on your belly or your lap. When not in use, detach it for easy storage.
The ring that sticks to any kindle or iPad and makes it easier to hold while reading for a while
The Ring holder uses a different approach to hold the tablet without firmly gripping it. Just stick it to your tablet, and hold that with a single finger. It looks minimal and does not add any bulk to your eBook reader. But, if you want to hold your tablet, it will magically appear to make it easier for you. It works with all tablets and ereaders, like Kindle and iPad.
9. Lap desks pillow tablet holder for reading in bed
Pillow lap desk with storage and a tablet groove to place your iPad at an angle for reading in bed
iCozy is one of many lap desks that allows you to hold tablets and e-readers with other books, notebooks, and other essentials. This is a good choice if you study in bed and want to place things other than the Kindle or the iPad. You can also use it to keep some snacks while watching a movie on your iPad. It also has some storage space under it to keep more things.
10. More tablet holder stands
You can also check this post other bookholders for reading in bed that can also double as a kindle e-reader holder, so check those out. Also, if you are only interested in Pillow book holders, then check this post that only list the best book pillow to hold Kindles, iPad, or books.
More accessories for comfortable bedtime reading
If you also feel pain in your back and shoulders, then check out the best backrest reading pillows for reading in bed that will support your body, and keep it in ergonomic posture so you can read comfortably for long hours.
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