New Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro features a bigger glass trackpad with haptic feedback


Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro M4
The new Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro packs some big upgrades.
Photo: Apple

Apple Let Loose Event:Apple has finally given the Magic Keyboard for iPad the revamp it deserves. The new keyboard accessory includes an aluminum palm rest, a larger trackpad and a row of function keys.

Given the big redesign, the new Magic Keyboard for iPad is only compatible with the M4 iPad Pros.

Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro gets a dedicated function row

Apple says the new Magic Keyboard is “completely redesigned” to make it thinner and lighter. It retains a floating cantilever design, letting you adjust the iPad’s display viewing angle. The dedicated 14-row function keys provide quick access to screen brightness, volume, and media playback controls.

You also get a much roomier glass trackpad featuring haptic feedback. These improvements ensure the new trackpad is a big step up from the cramped offering on the current-gen Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro.

Apple says the new Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro has a durable cover that provides ample “front and back protection.” But only the palm rest is aluminum.

Apple also announced the new Smart Folio case for iPad Pro. Like the Magic Keyboard, it attaches magnetically and supports multiple viewing angles.

Preorders start today

Like the previous Magic Keyboard, there’s a passthrough USB-C port for topping up your iPad’s battery when using the keyboard accessory.

The new Magic Keyboard is available in black and white. Both variants feature an aluminum palm rest in the same color, another key upgrade over the current model. The keyboard accessory is only compatible with the M4 iPad Pros, and not the M2 iPad Airs.

Pricing starts at $299 for the 11-inch model and $349 for the 13-inch variant. You can preorder the new Magic Keyboard for your M4 iPad Pro today, and shipping is scheduled to start on May 15.

Buy from: Apple


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