Best Magic Keyboard alternatives

Every iMac and iMac Pro comes with a specially designed, Apple-branded Magic Keyboard and you either love it or hate it. If you love the look of the Magic Keyboard but don't love the feel, or maybe you were hoping for a little more than what comes in the box, we've got a list of keyboards that have a very similar design, but offer something a little different.

Comes with Numeric Keypad

Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad

If you love everything about the Magic Keyboard, but you really want a numerical pad, this model's nearly identical to the Magic Keyboard except that it has a 10-key number pad, a couple of additional function keys, and dedicated control keys. It's the perfect solution for Mac users that need more keyboard functionality.

$129 at Apple

More color options

Matias Wireless Aluminum Keybaord

Matias' keyboard looks very similar to the Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad and has a nice, comfortable slant for typing. You can also pair up to four different Bluetooth supported devices, including your Apple TV. You can get the standard Matias Wireless Aluminum Keyboard in space gray, gold, silver, and rose gold.

$100 at Amazon

Solar charged

Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750

The K750 is a hugely popular alternative to Apple's Magic Keyboard because it's a full-sized keyboard, complete with a very similar spacing pattern. Though it's called "solar," it actually charges up using any light, including a desk lamp in your hotel room.

$55 at Amazon

Easy multi-pairing

Logitech Easy-Switch K811

This little ditty is my personal favorite. It's a compact keyboard designed with Mac in mind that has plenty of useful additional features. It has the added benefit of being specially designed to control features on your iPhone or iPad, like navigating to the Home screen and audio playback controls. With one button, you can switch between three different devices.

$100 at Logitech

Budget friendly

Anker Ultra Slim keyboard

For a low-cost alternative to Apple's Magic Keyboard, you'll be happy with Anker's universal Bluetooth keyboard. It uses the Magic Keyboard's scissor mechanism keys, so your typing experience will be very familiar. It doesn't come with a lot of bells and whistles, but for the price, it's the perfect alternative.

$22 at Amazon

There are lots of third-party keyboards for Mac on the market. These are specifically for those of you that like the Magic Keyboard's design, but are looking for something slightly different. My personal favorite is the Logitech K811. I love being able to quickly switch between my Mac, iPhone, and iPad.

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