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Apple Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro

Apple Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro

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72 Engadget Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
72

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

Apple's iPad Pro keyboard is thin, light and water-resistant, and doesn't need to be charged. It's also uncomfortable to type on and is missing some amenities you'll find on competing keyboards, like backlighting and settings shortcut keys. It will suffice in a pinch but for the money, you can do better.

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Pros
  • Thin and light
  • Water- and spill-resistant
Cons
  • Uncomfortable to type on
  • Not backlit
  • No shortcut keys
  • As on other iPad Pro keyboards, the screen isn't adjustable and there's no touchpad
72 Engadget Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
72

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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72
 

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User Reviews

90
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