Best Portable Laptop Desks and Trays for Bed

Review & Comparison, Last Update October 7, 2017
Would you like to use your tablet or laptop right in your cozy and warm bed? If so, you definitely need a bed desk! It's a small table that can be used as a mini workstation, meal tray, or even a standing desk. Choose one to make your time at home much more enjoyable! ...Read more ...Read less
BEST 2017
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OUR VERDICT
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PROS

This laptop desk comes with a detachable LED lamp that runs on 4 AA batteries. A soft memory foam wrist rest will prevent hand fatigue.

CONS

The foam padding wears down over time.

OUR VERDICT

The Sofia + Sam laptop desk will make computing as enjoyable as possible! Thanks to its ergonomic shape, you are free to use it in your bed, on the couch, or in your comfy armchair.

detailed parameters
Size

18.5" х 14" х 3.5" 

Material

Wood top with a memory foam cushion

Features

USB light, Slot for a tablet, Slide-out mouse deck, Soft wrist rest, Handle

Warranty

30 days

PROS

A convenient locking mechanism lets you adjust the incline up to 30°. Extra-light aluminum legs ensure ultimate durability. 

CONS

A little wobbly in the highest position of the legs.

OUR VERDICT

This is a great multifunctional laptop workstation that can be adjusted to your liking. Raise, lower, or swivel it as you wish for a highly comfortable use!

detailed parameters
Size

20.5" х 11.8" х 0.35"

Material

Engineered wood tabletop, Aluminum alloy legs

Features

Foldable legs, Adjustable incline, Adjustable height

Warranty

1 year

PROS

A handy drawer allows you to always have small accessories for your work at your fingertips. Made of high-quality eco-friendly wood.

CONS

The inner drawer is rather small.

OUR VERDICT

An excellent bed table for using your laptop, reading books, drawing or having breakfast! It has a chic wood design that can add a royal touch to the interior of your house.

detailed parameters
Size

22.38" x 13.7" x 8.95"

Material

Wood tabletop and legs

Features

Foldable legs, Adjustable top, Slide-out storage drawer

Warranty

30 days

PROS

Owing to the legs rotating at 360°, the desk can easily be adjusted at any angle and height. Two fans can cool your laptop down.

CONS

You might need some time to install it in your bed.

OUR VERDICT

This desk converter is a lifesaver for workaholics! Being smartly designed, it boasts flawless convenience. The bestseller in the USA!

detailed parameters
Size

16.5" х 10.6"

Material

Stainless steel tabletop and legs

Features

Adjustable legs, Removeable mouse board, 2 cooling fans

Warranty

6 months

PROS

Thanks to two solid handles, the tray is convenient to carry even with the plates on it. High sides won't let you spill drinks or flip food.

CONS

Sharp objects can easily scratch its melamine finish.

OUR VERDICT

A great tray to serve breakfasts in bed for cozy, lazy mornings with your sweet one! The item can also be used as a laptop desk, a picnic table or a playing surface.

detailed parameters
Size

24.37" x 13.94" x 10.31"

Material

Wooden table with melamine surface, Wooden legs

Features

Foldable legs, Handles for transportation

Warranty

30 days

What is a Bed Desk

Spending a lot of time at the computer may lead to back pains and headaches caused by uncomfortable posture. Not surprisingly people often prefer to get into bed, on a coach or armchair with a laptop in their lap. Sounds like you? If so, we offer you to consider purchasing a handy bed table that will let you take a comfortable position even in bed, a computer being angled at the ultimate viewing angle. 

Do you need a portable workstation? Would you like to have breakfast in bed? Maybe you're looking for a versatile option that both your kids and elderly relatives could use for different purposes - drawing pictures, eating, etc. No matter what your intention is, this bed desk will work well for you, thanks to its compact dimensions, portability and light weight. However, if you've been looking for a desk for work in the first place, we'd offer you to proceed with reading our other review on standing desks, a unique piece of office furniture that will let you change your posture from sitting to standing throughout a day, or conventional desks that you can place in your home study or in the office. 

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Sofia + Sam Memory Foam

Super Versatile Lap Desk for Home Use

This Sofia + Sam laptop desk is a splendid option for those who work from home! The tabletop is made of high-quality wood and has plenty of space for 15.6'' or even bigger laptops. Also, there is a tablet slot for iPads or other gadgets with a screen diagonal of up to 10".

The memory foam wrist rest is very comfortable and allows you to work for many hours without hand fatigue. It's also thick enough to prevent laptops, notebooks, pens, and other stationery items from sliding down. As for extra frills, the desk features a detachable LED lamp that works really great; it's pretty bright and has a handy flexible neck. The lamp runs on 4 AA batteries and can be easily turned on/off when needed. The power source is hidden in the memory foam cushion that covers the entire bottom of the table and is super-comfy on your lap! Your palm won't sweat even after an extended period of time of working at the computer owing to the breathable cushion that not only prevents sweat but also diverts the heat emitted by a computer.

The side tray for a mouse is very comfortable and can slide out on either side for both righties and lefties. The tray has a special slot for holding your cell phone. This smart desk looks really nice and sleek, it's also pretty lightweight and has a top handle for its convenient transportation. So, you can move this lap desk from one room to another to create a mini workstation on your couch or bean bag. Just relax and get your work done!

Review of Sofia + Sam Memory Foam Laptop Desk with USB Light

Sofia + Sam Memory Foam
Sofia + Sam Memory Foam
 

Avantree HDLP-TB101-GRY

The Perfect Blend of Materials

The Avantree bed lap tray is one of the lightest and most compact computer desks on the market! It boasts a cute design and will certainly add a classy touch to your interior. It's a great multifunctional laptop table you could use for just about anything. Reading a book, eating snacks or working on a laptop without leaving your bed... Nothing is impossible with such a handy mini-desk!

The tabletop is made of high-quality engineered wood, very strong and environmentally friendly material, while the legs are produced from aluminum alloy. Such combination of materials makes the table very durable and stable, eliminating the risk of spilling the food over the bedding. At 3.3 lbs only, the table is pretty light and it easily folds up for easy transportation and storage. For user's convenience, the table can be rotated, tilted and adjusted along the length. 

Review of Avantree HDLP-TB101-GRY Adjustable Bed Desk

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Avantree HDLP-TB101-GRY
Avantree HDLP-TB101-GRY
 

Winsome Wood 94623

Classic Style

We are sure that the Winsome classic laptop desk for bed will come very useful in everyday life! Made of wood and finished with antique walnut stain, the table will neither crack nor absorb moisture over time! Offering pretty big working surface, the bed desk is yet convenient to hold in the lap. You could accommodate a 17" laptop on it easily! Owing to the adjustable tilt, it's possible to set the table at the most optimal angle so that you didn't strain your eyes and you had enough light (this is especially important for users who often stay up late working).

The desk can be inclined to 4 different positions, depending on the tasks you need to do. This is handy as you can choose the optimal angle for reading, drawing or working. Also, the Winsome desk features a small drawer where you can keep some small accessories at hand, such as a compact TV remote,  wipes, notepads, computer glasses, a bunch of various pens, etc. The legs fold up into the table, allowing you to use it totally flat or store conveniently under your bed! Work on your laptop, read your favorite books, or watch movies relaxing in your armchair or lying in your bed with this fabulous desk!

Review of Winsome Wood 94623 Laptop Desk with Foldable Legs

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Winsome Wood 94623
Winsome Wood 94623
 

Desk York DY-110

For True Workaholics

If you're spending a lot of time working on your laptop and you need a compact and portable mini-desk, the Desk York table is the best option! This model is a true bestseller in America and one of the best desk converters in the world! Thanks to the 6 locking buttons on the legs, real workaholics can adjust this desk as they need and work just anywhere: sitting in a armchair, standing at a full-sized desk, lying right on the ground or in a bed. Working at this desk will greatly extend the time you can spend at the computer. The table can be placed on any types of surfaces and at any angle and height. Plus, it's very easy to fold and unfold.

This high-quality metal tabletop not only ensures a long service life but also keeps your laptop cool. And as an extra convenience feature, this desk comes equipped with built-in fans that cool your portable computer down, preventing it from overheating and malfunctioning. The fans work pretty quietly and you're not going to be disturbed. The Desk York table comes with a detachable mouse tray that can be installed on either side. If you needed, you could also use this table as an easel or a meal tray to have breakfast in bed sometimes!

Review of Desk York DY-110 Folding Laptop Table

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Desk York DY-110
Desk York DY-110
 

Winsome Wood 98122

For a Good Start of a Day

This is a perfect bed tray that combines simplicity and convenience of use! It's great for eating breakfast with your loved one right in your bed! The tray accommodates a typical dinner plate and even offers some extra room for a smaller one. Owing to the high sides, you won't stain your bed with spilled tea, juice, crumbs, and other similar stuff. 2 side handles are very strong and let you move the tray from room to room without any hassle. The table boasts a wood finish with a white melamine surface requiring little maintenance: just wipe it with a wet cloth from time to time. However, note that this kind of surface can be easily scratched, so avoid using sharp objects on it. Two wide legs provide good stability and can fold down for easy storage.

The table can become a great buy for disabled or elderly family members, as well as for small kids who often spill foods and drinks! So, this multi-purpose model can serve as a breakfast tray, laptop desk, or just a play surface for your children. They will like sitting at this desk, drawing pictures, painting, playing with toys and making handmade gifts for their parents. 

Review of Winsome Wood 98122 Breakfast Bed Tray

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Winsome Wood 98122
Winsome Wood 98122
 

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1. How to Buy the Best Laptop StandeBay. February 17, 2016.

2. How to Buy a Breakfast Tray, eBay. August 9, 2016.

3. Shannon Cotton Proper Posture When Standing and SittingLIVESTRONG. October 22, 2015.

4. Christina Chaey How to Make and Serve Breakfast in Bed (Without Being Cheesy), BonAppetit. February 11, 2015.

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