If you’re serious about using an iPad to do your computing, you have at least heavily considered buying an Apple Magic Keyboard for 11″ iPad Pro or it’s larger 12.9″ equivalent. It was specifically built for use with an iPad Pro, and its responsiveness feels great in your hands.
The addition of this keyboard and the trackpad support transforms an iPad Pro into a laptop. It promises the best typing experience for an iPad, and that is backed up in our iPad keyboard recommendations as well. As anyone who has had a tablet can tell you, typing on one can be a real chore. But once you add trackpad support and a keyboard, you’ll have the feel of using a laptop while still using all your favorite iPadOS apps.
The Apple Magic Keyboard includes a new floating cantilever design that attaches to an iPad Pro magnetically. It allows you to adjust the tablet to just your perfect sight level. With USB-C pass-through charging, it keeps the USB-C port on the iPad Pro available for your accessories, including external drives and displays, as well as a recharge from a portable battery. When the Magic Keyboard is attached and closed, the iPad Pro microphones disconnect for privacy.
It features a full-size keyboard with backlit keys and a scissor mechanism with 1mm travel. The click-anywhere trackpad provides fluid navigation, cursor control, and allows precise adjustments. It’s the same Apple keyboard layout you will recognize from use on desktops and laptops.
Take $33.07 off the keyboard for the 3rd generation 11″ iPad Pro and 4th generation iPad Air and pay just $265.93. A similar discount is available for the 5th generation 12.9″ iPad Pro.
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