Top 7 Adjustable Lap­top Stands for Desks

Namrata Gogoi

Have you heard that staying hunched over your laptop all day long does more harm than good? I bet you must've at least once. If you are experiencing lower back pain or discomfort, it's a good time you should fix it quickly. Hence, it's important to maintain a proper ergonomic position while working, and that's where laptop stands or laptop risers come into the picture. These nifty devices let you maintain a straight position while working. And if you often switch between desks and chairs, you must get a height-adjustable laptop stand.

Top 7 Adjustable Laptop Stands for Desks

These stands or risers are flexible and let you adjust the height as per your convenience and comfort. Some even let you switch from a sitting position to a standing position. Neat, right?

In this post, we have compiled a small list of the laptop stands or risers with adjustable heights that you can buy. Let's have a look. But before we begin, have a look at these,

1. Boyata Store Laptop Stand

Boyata Store Laptop Stand

If you are looking for a simple laptop stand, the stand from Boyata will do the trick. It's sleek, sturdy, and is designed for notebooks and compact laptops. It offers enough room for height adjustment. You can raise the laptop's height, and even change laptop tray's angle. It has its safety precautions in place—there are two holders at the edge of the tray, which prevents the laptop from slipping. At the same time, the laptop tray has a neat opening to let in good airflow.

This aluminum laptop stand is well built and many user reviews are backing this claim. At the same time, there are non-skid pads at the base of the stand and the tray to keep both the laptop and the stand from sliding around.

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Quite a few users have praised the Boyata laptop stand's design. Out of the three thousand (and counting) reviews on Amazon, it has accumulated an average rating of 4.8-stars out of 5.

Fakespot estimates that there are approximately 63.7% reliable reviews present. Do note that adjusting the laptop stand's hinges may turn out to be challenging for some users.

2. Nulaxy Laptop Stand

Nulaxy Laptop Stand

The Nulaxy Laptop Stand makes a good buy if you love to switch between standing and sitting position. This one is a tower laptop stand, and you can extend the height up to 13.8-inch. And that's not the end of the story. You can also modify the tilting angle as per your convenience. If the unusual design is deterring you from trying it out, let me tell you that it is sturdy and can handle laptops as heavy as 22lbs without breaking a sweat.

The Nulaxy Laptop Stand is a premium stand and has a solid and sturdy build. It has all the features in place. For instance, there's a cutout in place to allow heat dissipation. The feats are lined with anti-skidding material top prevent it from moving.

Though it's sturdy, it tends to wobble a bit when typing, especially when it's tipped to its maximum height. If you spend most of your time typing on your laptop, then you might want to reconsider this point.

3. Kentevin Adjustable Laptop Stand

Kentevin Adjustable Laptop Stand

The Kentevin Adjustable Laptop Stand can be easily made to rotate 360-degree. Yes, you read that right. It has a rotating base that can prove to be a blessing if you change and move angles too often. It also has a nifty pull-out stand for your phone as well. Unlike the two above, this one is non-metallic and is made of ABS material.

This makes it incredibly lightweight and portable. At the same time, it's sturdy and can carry laptops with up to 44lbs weight.

The unusual design and the fact that it lets you do more than raise your laptop's height have earned its share of good reviews from its user base. It's priced below $20.

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It's not as versatile as the ones above when it comes to height. When fully extended, it can go up to 7-inch, thereby making it unsuitable to use it while standing. Nevertheless, if you plan to use it while sitting down, it's one of the best that you can get.

4. iVoler Laptop Riser

iVoler Laptop RiserLaptop Stand

The iVoler Aluminum Laptop Stand allows for 6 presets for height, thereby making it convenient for anyone who is not looking to spend a considerable amount of time adjusting the laptop riser's height. There are two dedicated stands, and all you need to do is put them on the required slots as per your choice. It's a basic X-shaped stand, which also makes it sturdy. If we talk numbers, the stand can go as high as 6-inch while giving you a height of 2.15-inch on the farthest slot.

The best thing about this stand is that its compact nature. When folded, it measures a mere 9.4 x 1.75-inches, making it unbelievably portable. Furthermore, the company also ships a pouch with the stand.

It's sturdy and is designed for thin laptops with screen sizes between 10-inch and 15.6-inch. The company claims that it can carry laptops up to 35lbs.

5. Moft Universal Laptop Stand

Moft Universal Laptop Stand

If you are often on the move and want a simple and lightweight laptop riser with adjustable height, you can't go wrong with the Moft Universal Laptop Stand. Unlike the ones above, the exterior is lined with fabric which gives it a premium look. It sticks to the back of laptops and notebooks and doesn't take up much space. Whenever you need to raise the height, unfold the stand, and that's about it.

The portability quotient means that you will have to compromise elsewhere, and in this scenario, it's the height. At 2-inch and 3-inch, the Moft stand offers just two height settings, and depending on the heights of your desk, and that can be a bit limiting.

The stand is sturdy and doesn't wobble. However, since it sticks to laptops' underside, the odds are that the air vents will be blocked on some machines. If your laptop has the air vents near the hinges, you might want to look elsewhere.

6. Huanuo Adjustable Laptop Stand for Desk

Huanuo Adjustable Laptop Stand for Desk

The Huanuo Adjustable Laptop Stand for Desk offers a range of motions and is the one for you if you are not sure about investing in a proper standing desk. This laptop stand raises to 16.5-inch, making it ideal to be used as a standing desk converter. And there's more to the story. You can also tilt the laptop to some degree. If we talk numbers, the table offers 9 adjustable angles.

Using this table is a straightforward affair. Pull the table up and set both the legs in the same slot. It's strong and sturdy, and several users have vouched for its build and stability.

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However, one of the limitations of standing desk converters (or its alternatives) is that they tend to eat away space beneath it and give your desk a disorganized look, especially if you have an external keyboard or mouse hooked to it.

The best part is that it's foldable. You can fold it up and stow away when not in use.

7. Urmust Laptop Notebook Stand

Urmust Laptop Notebook Stand

The Urmust Laptop Notebook Stand is a good buy for you if you want a stylish stand for your desk. Made of aluminum, this stand is slim and sleek, and manages to enhance the look of your desk. It allows you to raise the height as well as change the angle. The crux of this stand is that even if it's lightweight, it doesn't wobble or jiggle much.

When it comes to air-flow, there is plenty of opening and slit for the hot air to escape. At the same time, there are hooks and anti-skid pads in place to keep the laptop from sliding.

It's quite popular on Amazon and has managed to collect over fifteen hundred user reviews on Amazon, with users vouching for its durability and lightweight nature.

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The best part is that the clever designing ensures that you can slide your keyboard underneath the tray and type away.

Rise Up

When it comes to laptop trays and laptop risers, the first thing you should check is if it can accommodate your laptop's size and weight. At the same time, if you spend most of your time typing away furiously, you might want to invest in a keyboard and mouse combo, for it's a tad difficult to type when your laptop is stacked on a stand.

So, which one of these stands will you buy?

Next up: Check out the article below if you are looking to reduce clutter on your desk. Take the wireless route using these highly-functional keyboards and mouse combos.


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Namrata loves writing about products and gadgets. She has been working for Guiding Tech since 2017 and has around three years of experience writing features, how-tos, buying guides, and explainers. Previously she worked as an IT Analyst at TCS, but she found her calling elsewhere.