Zagg’s new iPad cases are affordable alternatives to the Magic Keyboard – The Verge

Zagg has revealed < a href=""rel="sponsored nofollow noopener"target=" _ blank" has-subtag ="true"data-cdata=‘ “rewritten_url”:”https:’> a new selection of iPad keyboards: the Pro Keys with Trackpad, a case with a removable Bluetooth keyboard; the laptop-style Rugged

Book with an adjustable magnetic hinge; and the trackpad-less Pro Keys case(via 9to5Mac). The devices support several of Apple’s most recent iPads, from the M1-enabled iPad Pro on the high-end to the entry level 10.2-inch iPad. Excellent alternative keyboard cases to Apple’s trackpad-equipped Magic Keyboard are mostly limited to Logitech’s Combo Mix or Brydge’s Pro Plus, so Zagg’s version is more than welcome, if a bit less streamlined.

Unlike the Magic Keyboard, the Pro Keys with Trackpad has a case that covers around your entire iPad and a detachable backlit Bluetooth keyboard that likewise functions as an adjustable stand when magnetically attached. Along with the trackpad, which can be independently switched off to conserve battery, the case also consists of a built-in protective cover for the Apple Pencil.

Based off Zagg’s pictures, it seems pretty thick, but the keyboard case is nearly half the cost of the Magic Keyboard. The Pro Keys with Trackpad costs $149.99 for 11-inch iPad Pros and the 10.9-inch iPad Air. For the less effective 10.2-inch iPad, it costs $139.99. There’s no version for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, sadly.

Zagg’s Pro Keys with Trackpad case has a detachable keyboard.Image: Zagg Zagg’s new Rugged Book is much closer to Brydge’s laptop-style keyboard cases. It’s thick, though in this case deliberately, and Zagg claims it has 6.6 feet of drop security. The keyboard is still a backlit Bluetooth keyboard, however attaches through an adjustable magnetic hinge that should use more viewing angles. It’s trackpad-free in this case, however the exact same cost as the Pro Keys with Trackpad. The Rugged Book expenses $ 149.99 and deals with both the 11-inch iPad Pro and the 10.9-inch iPad Air. Zagg’s Rugged Book has better drop protection, but does not have a trackpad.Image: Zagg Finally, there’s the Pro Keys case, which is the most disrobed and uncomplicated of the lot. Like its name recommends, it shares a great deal of similarities in design to the Pro Keys with Trackpad, just without the trackpad. Like Apple’s Smart Keyboard Folio cases, the Pro Keys case offers 2 primary viewing angles, however because it’s technically an iPad case and a keyboard cover, you can theoretically remain secured without the keyboard attached. The Pro Keys case costs $ 109.99 for the 11-inch iPad Pro models and 10.9-inch iPad Air. For the 2018 to 2021 12.9-inch iPad, the Pro Keys case costs $ 169.99. Zagg’s Pro Keys does not have a trackpad, but is likewise less expensive.Image: Zagg

The Pro Keys with Trackpad costs $149.99 for 11-inch iPad Pros and the 10.9-inch iPad Air. > < source srcset="×684/320×0/filters:focal (0x0:684 x684): format (webp): no_upscale ()/ cdn.vox-cdn.

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