• 4.0 out of 5 stars

    A Lovely Keyboard

    I'm not sure why all the negative reviews pertaining to design, etc. This keyboard feels very much like typing on a macbook pro. Mine is very stable, not wobbly at all. It may have a lower rise than the previous battery version, but it is no less comfortable. I love the wireless rechargeable feature. I just hope it lasts longer than the previous battery model. I have four of them. They last about 4-6 months after the warranty expires and then keys stop working or they stop pairing to the computer. But for now, this new version is nifty. I give it 4 stars now and if it last longer than a year and a half, I'll give it five stars. Because $100 is too much to pay for a keyboard that only lasts 18 months.

    It's too bad apple doesn't make a cover for the iPad Pro that holds this keyboard. That would have been a good alternative to the ever backordered Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro. And it would work on multiple machines. Now THAT would have been nice.

    6 of 6 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Key travel is just too weird

    Really don't like the key travel on this new keyboard. I don't understand why they made this change. They didn't need to save space (like on the Macbook). Were people asking for this? I can't imagine they were. The travel on mac keyboards is already low enough. I sincerely hope they backtrack on this decision in the next generation of product.

    25 of 31 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Too much form over function

    I have to use a keyboard every day and I gave this one a full month but could not get used to it.

    The layout is not really UK, keys are in the wrong place
    The fn key is added bottom left along with control, option and command, all to much and I keep hitting the wrong key
    Essential keys like Ins are missing and you have to use a non-intuitive combination
    And the most annoying is the tiny up and down arrows, I don't have banana fingers, but I always have to look or I hit the wrong one

    Shame, its a nice feel and good quality, and the wireless works well

    Perhaps its ok, if you use it occasionally

    25 of 46 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    ok, BUT

    Keyboard is fine, especially with built in rechargeable batteries. And for the price of the keyboard, who decided not to put in a low ambient light sensor to engage back lit keys. Just another significant missing feature by Apple.

    9 of 11 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Very disappointed

    After 3 weeks of intense use, several keys started sticking. Also it would not sit flat anymore. Keyboard was bowing in the middle and it started to rock from side to side (I know this just by looking at it in profile view on my granite counter top). I would give this 0 stars but I can't. I wanted to see if this would replace my das keyboard so I can go wireless. But no I will have to stick to tried and true technology that doesn't break after a couple of weeks.

    28 of 30 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Horrible

    I am extremely disappointed. This keyboard continuously disconnects. Also, mine came with the volume keys not working. Two of the keys do not do what they are intended to and do something entirely different. Very displeased and upset. Waste of my money. Hopefully can return.

    28 of 30 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Love this little keyboard

    I have arthritis and using a regular keyboard is painfull and difficult for me. I'm able to type much faster without pain and am more accurate. Works great with my iPad and hope to use it with my computer. I've tried the iPad cases with the keyboard attached but the key pad was too small and too close to the iPad. This is perfect because I can put this keypad in my lap and have my iPad in a stand if I want. Love, love, love this little thing. Made very well.

    11 of 12 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    The best keyboard for the iPadPro

    I like the iPadPro and wanted to be able to use it like a computer. I thought about which external keyboard to use for home/office and especially when I am traveling. I bought the Magic Keyboard and I am extremely happy with the choice. The Magic Keyboard is robust, professional and has the right spring for each key and it paired easily and works seamlessly with the BlueTooth of the iPadPro. If you need a professional keyboard for typing on the iPadPro I recommend getting the Magic Keyboard. The keyboard is easy to carry around in a sleeve and easy to set up during travel.

    28 of 30 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Nice but some keys very noisy and cheap sounding

    I don't have an issue with the slope as many people have posted. It's more ergonomic so that good. I don't mind the shorter travel either. The built in battery is good, except for all the expensive rechargeable batteries I had bought for the old one. However almost immediately I noticed a handful of keys are noisy. More than other keys more than the previous keyboard. I think this is a fault as it only effects some of the keys. The noise is tinny, higher pitched, louder and makes it sound and feel cheap.

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Love the new keyboard.

    Others have complained about the keyboard being flat but I prefer it as it now more closely resembles the keyboard on my Macbook Pro.
    I really like the short travel to the keys and for me I find that I make fewer typing errors with it. Not having to constantly replace batteries is a real plus. The only thing that I find a little inconvenient is that I now have to press the function key to raise or lower the speaker volume but I'm assuming that is so the function keys can be used primarily as function keys. It's probably the way it should have been on the older keyboard so I got spoiled. But I am quickly getting used to it.

    8 of 10 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Prefer old keyboard

    Just purchased the new Apple Magic keyboard after using the previous model for two years with the mobii wireless charger.
    Firstly I don't like the angle of the new keyboard, its too flat and you can't change it so I propped it up at the back a little.
    Also I'm finding'''' that I am mis typing as there is no longer any feedback from the keys. The travel is too short.
    I tried it for 24 hours and have now reverted back to my old keyboard of which I much prefer.

    What would be nice for me would be to put some form of adjuster at the back to allow us to change the angle, allow the keys to give more feedback ( give them a little more travel) and most defiantly make it back lit.

    14 of 18 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Awful!

    Cheap feel yet massively over-priced. And who the h*lll needs an Eject key these days? Major fail. I'm only giving it 1 star because there's no way to give a zero star rating.

    31 of 64 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Noisy and cheap-feeling, terrible value for money

    I had to buy a new magic keyboard after I spilled tea on my old one (which was the earlier version with a slightly steeper tilt and a slot for batteries at the front). This new one is definitely a step backwards. The keys feel cheap and nasty and are very very noisy when you type. I record screencasts during which I'm often typing, and the noise is ruining my audio. Also the lower angle makes it more uncomfortable to type. Unfortunately this being apple you don't have much choice if you need a keyboard, but if you can find an alternative, buy it. There's no way this is worth the £79 I paid for it.

    98 of 156 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Too eager to try, bit disappointed

    Firstly, I upgraded from a wired numerical keyboard but not sure for some reason why this new Magic Keyboard is significantly louder... bit strange really and not sure if I want to keep it or not.

    25 of 40 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Excellent, as usual

    I read a few reviews about this keyboard before I bought one and a lot of them said that the arrow keys were hard to use and in general wasn't easy to use, not sure what they are all talking about, it is a great product, yes the arrow keys are a little smaller than on the old keyboards but there is no difference in usability, my fingers found the right keys from the start!

    50 of 62 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Excellent!!

    Great keyboard. Key travel is great. Setup was smooth. Bluetooth pairing was lightning fast. Typing is much faster and more accurate. Very happy with this keyboard. Awesome!!

    6 of 9 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    There can only be one.

    Apple makes a great operating system, but it would be nice to have some variety with the Mac layout keyboard. Now that Razer gaming keyboards seem to be gone with Mac layout there is only 2 - 3 keyboard choices in the world. Great keyboard however your stuck with the white keys, and no back lighting on the keys. The increase in price on all the new products is not cool, since Apple sells so many of these because its the only keyboard and mouse that is designed for Mac.

    0 of 1 people found this useful