Best Laptop Table for Bed (Perfect for WFH!)

Ian Mutuli
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Ian Mutuli

Ian Mutuli

Founder and Managing Editor of Archute. He is also a graduate architect from The University of Nairobi, Kenya.
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Working remotely can be a wild journey. From loud children to the urge to marathon Netflix shows, the inconvenience of operating your computer in bed should not become an additional issue. That's why we're examining the top laptop tables for bed today. As such, having the comfort of using your computer, particularly in bed, is a necessity when work from home.

Having the flexibility to use your machine whenever and wherever you want has never been a necessity like it is right now. With most of our work and our lives going online, it's safe to say that being able to comfortably use your laptop anywhere is a dream come true.

And we're not talking about the uncomfortable, leg cramping, back aching, leg heating, arms hurting the experience of using a laptop in bed that you're used to.

No.

We're looking at a more seamless, enjoyable, hyped-up, and productive experience that you deserve while sipping your coffee.

Although laptops are arguably one of the best pieces of modern technology ever created, the amazing inventors did leave out an important aspect, flexibility. Okay, maybe two, comfort to use it anywhere. Granted, we can't really blame them because who would have thought that one day you could be making money and working hard from the comfort of your comforter!

These geniuses were probably at a desk diligently working to create these devices that we all love. Luckily for us, some other amazing innovators heard our cry for help and created these awesome laptop tables that we're going to look at in a minute.

From now on, you can work in style and comfort. Goodbye to the discomfort of switching the weight of your machine from one leg to another as you try to evade the heat. This ergonomic nightmare will soon be a thing of the past.

We only want the finest for you and have selected the best lap desks that we think you'll love.

Let's dive in.

1. Nnewvante Adjustable Laptop Desk Table 100% Bamboo

Laptop Desk Nnewvante Adjustable Bed Desk Table 100%...
  • Handmade polished: The unique making process and out-looking...

Nnewvante prides itself on offering the best solution to simplicity and practicality, and with this best laptop desk, this brand sure has delivered. Built with several amazing features (including a cooling fan) that have landed it on this best list, this portable laptop table will make working from bed a smooth experience.

At a reasonable price of $60, you can enjoy the following features and benefits while using this adjustable laptop table.

Pros

a) No more overheating

Remember how we mentioned the discomfort of having your legs being unsolicited warmed? Well with this bamboo laptop bed tray, you'll be having none of that. The built-in cooling fan ensures that the heat from your laptop is dissipated and doesn't reach your legs or cause any overheating.

Use the provided USB cable to connect the built in fan to your laptop.

b) Aesthetically pleasing natural finish for comfort

If you are a person who loves nature and now you will be happy to know that this bed tray is made from natural bamboo material. With this wooden surface polished with a nice handmade polish, you will have a nice smooth sheen that you will enjoy working on with your laptop on as it can be adjusted.

c) Stability for complete peace of mind

Avoid interruption of your work without worrying that the legs of this adjustable laptop desk folding due to any defect. Still, you may want to enjoy that cup of coffee we had talked about earlier in the day to make sure that the secure leg lock design has your back.

d) Set your desired height

No more struggling to maintain eye-level with your colleagues at a Zoom call. With an adjustable height setting ranging from 8.8 inches to a maximum of 12.9 inches, you can set the height that gives you the confidence to tackle just about anything.

e) Protect your posture

Set the tray to your desired tilt and avoid having to bend forward to prevent cervical spondylosis. The five angles available give you an array of options to choose from up to 45 degrees.

f) Easily store the provided USB and other small items

You're not at risk of losing your fan's USB or even your earphones. The integrated storage drawer allows you to keep small accessories safe and comfortably take them out when you need them.

Cons

Not suitable for large laptops

If you have a large laptop you may find using this adjustable laptop table a tad uncomfortable.

You may want to check out this next option if your laptop is on the larger size.

2. PWR+ Laptop Table

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Are you a gamer with a gaming laptop or someone that loves to use their laptop in bed in various positions? If your answer is yes to either, you will enjoy using this laptop stand by Pwr+. The ergonomically designed adjustable legs are an obvious feature that makes this portable bed tray unique.

Complete with a mouse pad, this portable lap desk has a futuristic design and is made from aluminum that adds to its adjustability.

Pros

a) Unlimited angles to suit your position

Enjoy using this Pwr+ lap desk at any angle as its ergonomic design and fully adjustable legs make it easy to reshape it to any height and position you want. In addition to being aesthetically pleasing, you can rotate the three joints up to 360 degrees and lock them with a click of a button.

You can make your bed workspace more comfortable and organized without worrying about stability because the buttons ensure that the joints are securely locked.

b) Use it in any way you want

The multipurpose nature of this portable laptop stand means that you can use it in many other ways such as a breakfast table, a stand-up desk, a tablet holder, a book tray, and a foldable laptop desk among others. Even if you like to write or journal immediately you wake up or before you go to sleep, you can prop this table on the bed and use it as a writing desk.

c) No overheating

The powerful cooling fans that come with this portable lap desk ensure that your machine does not overheat. Simply use the provided USB cable to connect the fan to your laptop and enjoy the cool breeze.

d) Use it anywhere

Relish the easy portability of this laptop table for bed and the fact that there's no assembly required. You can even easily use your mouse pad with ease.

Cons

May be complicated to set up

In the beginning, you might struggle to set up this portable table to your optimum position.

3. Moclever Laptop Tray

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This Moclever lap desk comes to you at a reasonable price and with the promise of a good ergonomic experience. Especially if you have overheating issues, you might love using this lap desk as it has a cooling fan specifically designed to remove computer heat and pressure from your legs.

This means that not only will you not suffer from leg cramping ever again, you also get to extend the life of your computer. Also, this modern portable laptop table comes with USB ports that you can use to charge your other devices without directly connecting them to your laptop.

Pros

a) Set your desired height

With an adjustable height setting of 10 inches and 15 inches, you can set the height that gives you the confidence to comfortably do your work. These two options provide you with a suitable viewing level for working in the comfort of your bed.

b) Safely work at night

Enjoy the LED desk light that allows you to reduce eye strain if you have to work in a room that has poor lighting. The beauty of working from your laptop is that you can work anywhere. Now with this bed tray, you can also work anywhere despite the light setting.

c) Store with ease

A one-step fold will have your desk flat and ready to be moved to a good storage location like under your bed. You get to enjoy more space in your room because once you fold it, this table for bed takes up very little room and still remains safe to be used at any time anywhere.

Cons

a) Only accommodates smaller laptops

15 inches is the maximum size that this table can comfortably hold. If you have a larger inch laptop select another option like the PWR+ Laptop Table.

b) Can be heavy

You may find that this best lap desk can be a bit heavier than the other options that we have on this list. This is because it is made of hard plastic construction and also includes onboard electronics.

4. Winsome Baldwin Bed Tray

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Winsome Baldwin Bed Tray, Natural
  • Overall top Dimension 21. 2"W x 13. 4"D
  • Flip Top Dimension 14. 5"W x 13. 4"D
  • Made from natural Bamboo giving it a unique look. No assembly.

If you love small, economical, and reliable options, you'll love this wooden desk by Winsome. The Winsome Baldwin bed tray is a great option if you are on a budget but still want to enjoy the pleasure of working from the bed.

This simple bed desk comes all ready to use as soon as you get it out of the box. You might enjoy the natural feel of the wood while you are working in bed. As one of the most affordable options on this best list, you'll like it if you just want a simple portable desk that you can use in bed.

Pros

a) No more straining

Use any of the four available angle settings to set the table to the incline position that feels most comfortable. If you have your cup of coffee at hand, you can place it next to your machine as there is enough room on the table tray.

b) Store your essentials with ease

The pull out drawer allows you to store your cable, earphones, or any other small accessories you may want to keep nearby.

c) Easy to transport

Enjoy the easy portability of this laptop stand by folding the legs away under the table and carrying it to your desired location.

Cons

You cannot adjust the height settings

The one major shortcoming of this table for bed is that it lacks adjustable legs. Although this still makes it good to use in bed, you don't have the luxury of adjusting the height should you want to.

Nonetheless, if you are on the taller side or like to have a higher viewing angle, you may want to check out the Nnewvante Adjustable Laptop Desk Table 100% Bamboo instead.

Conclusion

This concludes the best laptop tables for bed review and we hope you’ve found the best table that can you easily carry your laptop around on your bed.

If you’re going for a more natural look you can always get the Nnewvante Adjustable Laptop Desk Table 100% Bamboo version. But if you are looking for something more modern and effective PWR+ Laptop Table will be like magic and a dream come true. Finally if you are not flush with cash the Winsome Baldwin Bed Tray is also a good alternative.

One of the most important pieces of advice is that with regard to the best laptop table one should remember to sit properly and treat yourself well as you work on your machine from bed. The world needs you.

Ian Mutuli

About the author

Ian Mutuli

Founder and Managing Editor of Archute. He is also a graduate architect from The University of Nairobi, Kenya.
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