What you need to know
- Apple has confirmed the Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro is here.
- It was announced last month but is now available to be ordered.
- Deliveries will begin next week.
Apple said that we shouldn't expect it until May, but it's here anyway! The Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro is now available for order direct from Apple, with deliveries expected to start taking place as soon as next week.
The Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro is the first Apple-made iPad accessory to come with a trackpad built in, adding a new dimension to a product that has long been a touch-first affair.
Now with a trackpad
Backlit and with scissor switches!
The brand new Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro is perfect for getting that laptop feel when working on your iPad. The full keyboard is backlit, charges via USB-C, and has a trackpad so you can use your iPad Pro just like your Mac laptop. While it's designed for the new iPad Pro (2020), you can use the Magic Keyboard with the 2018 iPad Pro models as well!
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Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.
Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.