Magic Trackpad 2

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  • Overview

    Redesigned and rechargeable, Magic Trackpad 2 includes a built-in battery and brings Force Touch to the desktop for the first time. Four force sensors underneath the trackpad surface allow you to click anywhere, and detect subtle differences in the amount of pressure you apply, bringing increased functionality to your fingertips and enabling a deeper connection to your content. Magic Trackpad 2 also features an edge-to-edge glass surface area that is nearly 30 per cent larger than the previous trackpad. This design, along with a lower profile, makes scrolling and swiping through your favourite content more productive and comfortable than ever.

    Magic Trackpad 2 pairs automatically with your Mac, so you can get to work straight away. And the battery will power your Magic Trackpad 2 for about a month or more before needing a recharge.

    What’s in the Box

    Magic Trackpad 2

    Lightning to USB Cable

    Tech Specs

    Size and Weight

    Height: 0.49–1.09 cm (0.19–0.43 inch)

    Width: 16.0 cm (6.3 inches)

    Depth: 11.49 cm (4.52 inches)

    Weight: 0.231 kg (0.51 pounds)*

    General

    Force Touch

    Multi-Touch

    Connections and Expansion

    Bluetooth

    Lightning port

    Wireless

    System Requirements

    Bluetooth 4.0-enabled Mac computer with OS X v10.11 or later

  • 3.5 Average
    3 out of 5 stars
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    • 2.0 out of 5 stars

      Does everything great except click and drag!

      As long as you never use click and drag this device is pretty cool. Unfortunately, I do quite a bit -- and each time I press to 'click and drag'; the file As long as you never use click and drag this device is pretty cool. Unfortunately, I do quite a bit -- and each time I press to 'click and drag'; the file opens, or previews, or gives me a definition, etc. Click too light, nothing happens. Click too hard, it does everything but pick up what I'm selecting to drag. I have to keep my magic mouse next to my new trackpad just for clicking and dragging. Great concept -- not executed to the "it just works" Apple standard.

      • Written by MICHAEL C from Victoria

      190 of 237 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Does everything great except click and drag!

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Incredibly frustrating to use

      I have used dozens of pointing devices in the last 30 years and have never had as many problems as with this one. Random clicks happen all the time and half the I have used dozens of pointing devices in the last 30 years and have never had as many problems as with this one. Random clicks happen all the time and half the time instead of a regular click or worse a double click it registers a right click. Scrolling with 2 fingers sometimes causes it to think I am using 3 fingers which it then takes several seconds to recover from. And as for force clicking, previewing is almost never what I want to do. After about 5 minutes of it popping up unexpectedly I disabled it (I find force touch a little frustrating on my iPhone 6s+ too but I got used to it). I hate to sound so negative but the whole reason I use Apple products is for the ease of use factor and this trackpad significantly interferes with my ability to get things done.

      • Written by Geordie K from Fairfax Station

      133 of 173 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Incredibly frustrating to use

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Great Track Pad

      This is a much better track pad than previous version. Wonderful ease of movement around the screen, instant response to movement and gestures and a much easier This is a much better track pad than previous version. Wonderful ease of movement around the screen, instant response to movement and gestures and a much easier right click. The main improvement is the design which has made the trackpad stable and as a consequence easier to use. Even my youngest child noticed how much better Magic Trackpad 2 is and has stopped wanting to use a mouse. One more thing the connectivity with a lightening cable is just a fantastic tool to start up.

      • Written by Michael H from Alderley Edge

      92 of 103 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Great Track Pad

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Apple are the kings of Trackpads

      I got this to use with my Magic Keyboard for when I've got my Macbook Pro 15" setup as a desktop, because the Trackpad on the laptop itself is the best way to i I got this to use with my Magic Keyboard for when I've got my Macbook Pro 15" setup as a desktop, because the Trackpad on the laptop itself is the best way to interact with macOS, and it's just as good as that, probably better because of the slight incline and it's seriously brilliant.

      • Written by Liam M from Wigan

      Is this review useful?Apple are the kings of Trackpads

    • 2.0 out of 5 stars

      cable didn't broke

      I'm an apple fan and lover based on most on their design other than hardware or software although i'm a huge fan of Mac OS and the connectively of apple devices I'm an apple fan and lover based on most on their design other than hardware or software although i'm a huge fan of Mac OS and the connectively of apple devices. But anyways i have never buy anything on the apple store online i'm 100% an eBay user and sometimes amazon but never apple. my point is an a tech consumer and a software developer and i just bough some store at the apple store including the magic trackpad and the send me with it a usb/lighting port cable that was broke. i just pay a lot of money thinking that buying this from apple was gonna be perfect but guess what it wasn't so ill probably stick with my eBay. So the trackpad... getting used to it it had some issues connecting with my mac but after several times it work also i was getting crazy because the cable didn't work...hehehe

      • Written by Leonardo H from ELIZABETH

      1 of 7 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?cable didn't broke

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      If you don’t like the, you probably don’t know how to use it!

      What a device this magic trackpad 2 is! I’ve read the reviews on this page and I can only wonder: do people know how to use it? If you don’t, the frustration is What a device this magic trackpad 2 is! I’ve read the reviews on this page and I can only wonder: do people know how to use it? If you don’t, the frustration is STILL yours as Apple is an easy to learn tutorial in the settings. I use final cut and pro tools along with other apps (safari, gmail, etc) daily and the magic trackpad 2 makes them all a breeze to navigate inside as well as between them. I definitely recommend this if you’re forward thinking and like me: just plain sick of a mouse. Again: don’t be fooled by bad reviews. Typically those are by people who spent $130 on something new, but refuses to read the instructions.

      • Written by Eric B from LAS VEGAS

      5 of 7 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?If you don’t like the, you probably don’t know how to use it!

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