• 5.0 out of 5 stars

    LOVE this Keyboard

    Was very hesitant to buy this considering all the awful reviews BUT:
    Y'all crazy! I love it! Super thin and light, connects to my ipad like a dream and can type lightning speed with it.
    I need to travel with it so Apple: could you please make a case for it for those of us on the run?

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Waited 18 months using Magic Keyboard before writing this review

    First, I am amazed at the litany of 1-2 star reviews on this keyboard. I just have to shake my head. I waited 18 months (purchased in May 2016) to write this review on purpose - I wanted to use it and then share my honest opinion. Disclaimer: I have no association with Apple or the computer industry. There is no keyboard on the market that has the response of key depression like this keyboard. End of story. I have tested hundreds of keyboards since 1995 and nothing comes close to this keyboard. I gave my son my old Windows PC and have purchased/returned multiple keyboards trying to resemble this one and cannot find one that even comes close to this Magic for his PC. It looks like I'll need to buy him a mac too. The battery life on this is incredible but it does take a while to charge! I don't crunch numbers so I don't need the number keypad version. I can't stress enough the key depression on this keyboard. It's so tight and responsive, there's nothing like it!

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Pure Excellence

    I love this keyboard so much. It is the reason why I am dissatisfied with all my Macbook Pro keyboards. It has the perfect amount of travel, and snappiness, It is wonderful. Never had a mechanical problem, battery is like anything powered by AA's.

    Today I tried out the Magic Keyboard 2 on an iMac Pro, and I was blown away.
    It is just like this amazing keyboard, but more buttery and silky, much better than anything the Laptops bring to the table for me.

    I love these magic keyboards.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Awesome: Best keyboard ever

    I've owned both the current version (lighter and powered by lightning cable) and the previous generation (battery powered).

    I LOVE IT!!

    I use one for both my home and office MacBook + external monitor setups, and my wife uses another Magic keyboard for her Windows docking station at work. It's far sleeker than those clunky Windows keyboards.

    BTW, several of the reviewers are mistakenly(?) commenting on the iPad Pro keyboards instead of the Magic Keyboard. This is *not* the keyboard that connects to the iPad Pro (though technically I have used these keyboards for iPads when I had something long to type). This is the keyboard for Macs.

    I actually prefer the size though I know some people who miss the extra numbers keypad (even though they never use it).

    My only suggestion (actually my wife's suggestion) is to make a version in black to hide a little makeup that seeps on it when she scratches her face, etc. Also, others have suggested backlighting, which also wouldn't hurt.

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    What’s not to like?

    I have an ipad pro 12.9. I bought the smart keyboard cover and found it difficult to use - the keys have virtually no travel, and the keyboard butts up too close to the screen. In any event, the thing died shortly after it went out of warranty (as it seems they all do) and I was not in the mood to spend a ton of money on another one. It’s a great concept, but really not very useful. The various aftermarket keyboard covers all seem heavy and clunky, so I decided to try using the Magic Keyboard and a Canopy keyboard sleeve/ipad easel, and replaced the smart keyboard/cover with the much lighter, plain vanilla smart cover.

    Contrary to the numerous negative, one star reviews here, I find this little keyboard to be a wonderful device. It’s very light, and together with the ipad it doesn’t weigh any more than the smart keyboard and ipad combo. The keys are precise and easy to use - admittedly, I’m not a true touch typist but I can type like the wind using two or three fingers, always have.

    The Magic Keyboard pairs with the ipad in a matter of seconds, no problemo. I haven’t used it long enough to find the limits of battery life, but it charges up with a lightning cable and an outboard battery in no time flat. If I can get a few weeks between charges, I’ll be more than satisfied. One quibble - there really ought to be backlighting for the keys. I don’t often use a keyboard without adequate ambient lighting, but it still would be a nice feature and for the price, it ought to be there.

    I’d suggest you ignore the naysayers here. This is a really useful tool and well worth the $99 investment. If you’ve got a grand tied up in an ipad pro, I don’t see cutting corners.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    9/10 good keyboard

    good, reliable keyboard.
    also good battery life

    I have two suggestions for the next gen magic keyboard:
    -Backlight Display
    -Little heavier

    some might not like the weightlessness, can be unsteady in certain situations ex: typing on your lap

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    I love this keyboard

    While totally a matter of personal preference, I think the new keyboard is great. I prefer it to the old wireless keyboard and the keyboard on my MacBook Air and older (pre-retina) MacBook Pro. The keys feel less squishy and depress more evenly, they give a satisfying click when typed. I thought I'd be annoyed by the lower key travel, but quite the contrary—I quickly grew to like it. I also thought I'd be annoyed with the lack of elevation, but I find this more comfortable. It's more like typing on a laptop (which I've grown comfortable with), and I no longer see any reason for the keyboard to be elevated. Why should it be? Seems like one of those things we assume matters since every mediocre keyboard has some sort of elevation, but I have yet to hear a compelling argument for its being better.

    So: five stars.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Excellent item...

    I love it... Just what I need.
    I use it with my iPad Pro and as external keyboard of my MacBook Pro.
    A most have.
    Long lasting battery.
    Very easy to switch from latin to Arabic.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    good for a mobile keyboard

    I use a laptop for my main machine, but when I travel around I use an iPad Mini.

    I don't think I'd use this when I have my laptop setup with a desktop screen, I prefer something mechnical.


    However as a moible keyboarf for the iPad mini, this is really light weight and the typing experience is similar to my MacBook Pro

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Love it....... but took awhile

    When I first bought this product I thought my hands were too big for it and I was missing my "Microsoft/larger" Keyboard. BUT.......took me a week or two to get used to not needing to have such travel for my hands and fingers. Now I love it and since I move my hands less, pain in my wrists from other larger keyboards has disappeared. I love the product, just took time to adjust to it.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Upgrade From Previous Model

    I love the new scissor mechanism! I use it with my iPad Pro 10.5 and it works great!

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    No Battery Keyboard is great

    I like the keyboard. I have been typing for many, many years. I had no issues getting used to the touch and angle of it. It is a little different than the first wireless keyboards, both the touch and the less of an angle. But no issues for me.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Magic Keyboard

    I bought the new Magic Keyboard. It is great. It was easy to connect to my IPad Pro 12.9, I type much faster. I like the idea of being able to charge the battery. Some one said in a review, "people with carpal tunnel will have a lawsuit", did Apple make them buy the keyboard, think not. It is not a cheap keyboard, it is sturdy, well made. I love Apple products.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    faster and more accurate

    This keyboard came with my new Retina iMac 27 inch 2017. At first I thought it was a little flat but then I realized I was typing faster and more accurately than on the keyboard that came with my 2012 iMac. So now it is my favorite.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Best keyboard ever

    If you prefer laptop keyboards for having less travel and being quieter, then this is your keyboard.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Magic?

    Absolutely love this keyboard. In fact I prefer the short key travel. If you are coming from a mechanical keyboard you might be disappointed. It is very responsive and switching from previous generation is a breathe, even though slight adjustment should be made (arrow keys). The feel is more modern and sleek; design is beautiful. And thank you for letting us charge is with a standard lighting cable. I would love the keys to be backlit for the next generation as well as a standalone space grey version. Overall, i feel like I type faster (but maybe I don't)... Magic

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Awesome!!!

    I really do love this keyboard. There are some odd aspects of it but nothing that cant be overcome with a little practice.
    its easy to carry around as i use mine with my ipad. Brilliant for traveling. I really do love this thing!!!

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    MAGIC KEYBOARD IS AWESOME.

    THE MAGIC KEYBOARD IS BY FAR THE BEST KEYBOARD that I have ever used.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Magic keyboard-5 star rating

    This keyboard has so much eased my typing like never before... I really think it's a wonderful product & pays out every dollar!! It carries a list of conveyances, but the number 1# upgrade I found in this keyboard is its flat keys making it so much easier to move on typing
    I recommend this product very strongly

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    It just works

    I'm not sure why this thing has such mixed reviews because mine works flawlessly and it is why I keep buying Apple products. They just work. It's the same size as the keyboard on my 15" MacBook Pro so I'm already used to the size. I bought it with the mStand that is also sold on here and now it feels as if I have a desktop computer but I get to keep my portability. 10/10 would recommend.

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