The new Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro. For many, a keyboard remains a convenient way to get work done or get thoughts down. The new Smart Keyboard completely reimagines this centuries‑old invention to add even more flexibility to iPad Pro. With new technologies that free you from switches, plugs, and even pairing, the Smart Keyboard is the perfect blend of full‑size utility and outstanding portability.
Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro. Type. On a totally new type of keyboard.
For many, a keyboard remains a convenient way to put thoughts down and get work done. The Smart Keyboard — available for both the 9.7‑inch and 12.9‑inch iPad Pro — features innovative technologies that free you from switches, plugs and even pairing. It’s a perfect blend of utility and portability.
Easy to use. Even easier to take with you.
Simply unfold the Smart Keyboard when you need it. Fold it to create a slim and lightweight cover when you don’t. The elegant design is durable enough to withstand everyday use. And your 23rd draft.
Shortcuts at your fingertips.
iOS works seamlessly with the Smart Keyboard, adding a variety of useful QuickType features to your iPad Pro. Onscreen Shortcut Bar_
Bold, italicise or underline — even copy and paste — with just a couple of taps. The onscreen Shortcut Bar can also be customised for third-party apps, so the tools you need are always exactly where you need them. Keyboard shortcuts_
Perform even more useful commands on your iPad Pro — like switching between apps or bringing up search — with familiar keyboard shortcuts on your Smart Keyboard. You can even interact with apps using their own built-in shortcuts. Just press and hold the Command key to see shortcuts in any app that supports them.
No plugs. No switches. No pairing.
The Smart Connector transfers both data and power between iPad Pro and the Smart Keyboard — no batteries or charging required. Just attach the Smart Keyboard, then start typing. And when you disconnect, an onscreen keyboard automatically reappears.
Powerful communication. Powered in a brand‑new way.
To take full advantage of the Smart Connector, we created a unique conductive fabric that allows the two-way flow of power and data. Placed between a protective polyurethane outer layer and a soft microfiber inner lining, it helps make the Smart Keyboard anything but conventional.
Innovation across the board.
Unlike traditional keyboards, there are no gaps between keys to trap crumbs or coffee. Instead, the keys have been laser ablated into a single sheet of durable custom-woven fabric. It provides the spring-like tension for each key, eliminating the need for bulky conventional mechanisms. The fabric is also coated in a water- and stain-resistant finish.