Magic Trackpad 2

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Apple Accessories.

Redesigned. Rechargeable. Remarkable.

  • 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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    • 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

      75 of 83 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Great Track Pad

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Fantastic Device! - Stars * * * * * *

      Been using this Magic Trackpad 2 with my MacBook Pro, and Mac Pro for a week now, approximately 10-12 hours per day, and it certainly is a 'major' improvement c Been using this Magic Trackpad 2 with my MacBook Pro, and Mac Pro for a week now, approximately 10-12 hours per day, and it certainly is a 'major' improvement compared to the Trackpad 1 in terms of performance and usability. The price tag for this product may seem expensive to some users, but, after experiencing the following points, it is undoubtedly worth every penny! - Solid build quality - Lovely feel - The full surface haptic feedback is responsive and beautifully refined - a MASSIVE bonus for ease of use! - Larger size makes it so much easier to use than the one on the MacBook - Consistently maintains its 'pin-point' accuracy over the pointer - Pointer movements are always smooth and lag free, pretty impressive for a bluetooth connection! - Touch surface is consistently accurate and responsive - Responds perfectly to all finger gesture controls However, the Magic Trackpad 2 does NOT perform as well on a Windows PC but, then again, being an 'Apple' Trackpad, I assume this device is engineered to be used predominantly with Apple Macs instead of Windows PCs; this is no issue for me because I only use Apple Macs at work and at home anyway, hence, still SIX STARS! I was just curious to discover if this Magic Trackpad 2 would function and perform just as impressively on my friend's Windows PC and Windows laptop, unfortunately it does not. The pointer movements is sometimes jerky and intermittently stops responding, the trackpad also intermittently loses bluetooth connection with Windows etc - avoid using this device on Windows machines! Verdict, as in the title, highly recommended for those who favours a larger trackpad device for use with their Macs.

      • Written by Ming L from Ipswich

      20 of 22 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Fantastic Device! - Stars * * * * * *

    • 2.0 out of 5 stars

      A bit disappointing

      I love the bigger area and the fact you can recharge the built-in battery using a USB/Lightening cable. Unfortunately in my case when I use it the wireless mode I love the bigger area and the fact you can recharge the built-in battery using a USB/Lightening cable. Unfortunately in my case when I use it the wireless mode the trackpad seems to occasionally loose connection (so I can see the Disconnected/Connected) icon on my iMac screen, and - which is much more annoying - the trackpad seems to go into a sleep mode so when I read a longer article in the browser or a piece of code in Xcode and want to scroll I need to 'shake' my fingers for a while to get it going. This feels as if my fingers were wet. I cleaned the trackpad, cleaned my fingers the issue is there, but when you keep the trackpad connected via the cable the issue goes away. So I do use it, but it is constantly connected. I bought the trackpad with Late 2015 iMac so I would it expect them to work together well.

      • Written by Thomas G from Banbury

      10 of 12 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?A bit disappointing

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Very Disappointed

      The curser does not respond as it should. Does what it wants,the tracoad continually looses connection with my i Mac.Had to revert to my old tracoad £129 that The curser does not respond as it should. Does what it wants,the tracoad continually looses connection with my i Mac.Had to revert to my old tracoad £129 that I didnt need to spend On a better note the new lighting keyboard wirks grrat

      • Written by Mike S from Wednesbury

      1 of 3 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Very Disappointed

    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      No more pain

      When got home having bought the Magic Trackpad; I thought I'd been frivolous , i'd gone crazy.. perhaps I should take it back before I opened it. I certainly ke When got home having bought the Magic Trackpad; I thought I'd been frivolous , i'd gone crazy.. perhaps I should take it back before I opened it. I certainly kept it hidden so I wouldn't get told off for spending the money. But after over six months; I don't know how I lived without it. I work a lot with computers and frequently scrolling up and down the page - on a long night I'd get to the point of my index finger being sore from all the scrolling on the mouse wheel. But since I started using the track pad that is all gone - its smooth - it feels right, quickly it becomes natural to use. Now I'd never go back ... ... and the cost... yes its high; but its better to buy one expensive thing that is excellent then to repeatedly buy something the disappoints and eventually gets thrown away.

      • Written by Caleb M from Cambridge

      0 of 1 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?No more pain

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Much more convenient than a mouse

      coming from a laptops and phones/ tablets this way of interaction feels much more intuitive, plus the convenience of the gestures allowing me to hide few shortc coming from a laptops and phones/ tablets this way of interaction feels much more intuitive, plus the convenience of the gestures allowing me to hide few shortcuts, for more streamline interface. To me it is exactly like a touchscreen, without the need to reach and smudge my imac.

      • Written by Viktors R from London

      2 of 3 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Much more convenient than a mouse

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