Magic Keyboard - British English

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  • Overview

    Magic Keyboard combines a sleek design with a built-in rechargeable battery and enhanced key features. With a stable scissor mechanism beneath each key, as well as optimized key travel and a low profile, Magic Keyboard provides a remarkably comfortable and precise typing experience. It pairs automatically with your Mac, so you can get to work right away. And the battery is incredibly long-lasting — it will power your keyboard for about a month or more between charges.1

    What’s in the Box

    Magic Keyboard

    Lightning to USB Cable

    Tech Specs

    Size and Weight

    Height: 0.41–1.09 cm (0.16–0.43 inches)

    Width: 27.9 cm (10.98 inches)

    Depth: 11.49 cm (4.52 inches)

    Weight: 0.231 kg (0.51 pounds)*

    General

    Multimedia keys

    Connections and Expansion

    Bluetooth

    Lightning port

    Wireless

    System Requirements

    Bluetooth-enabled Mac computer with OS X 10.11 or later

    iOS devices with iOS 9.1 or later

  • 3.5 Average
    3 out of 5 stars
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    • 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 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.

      • Written by Rachel M from Birmingham

      139 of 214 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Noisy and cheap-feeling, terrible value for money

    • 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 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!

      • Written by Tim S from Ascot

      60 of 75 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Excellent, as usual

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Another solid Apple product

      I have had this keyboard for a few days now, and I have found that I can type much faster on this keyboard because of the lower key travel. As most other review I have had this keyboard for a few days now, and I have found that I can type much faster on this keyboard because of the lower key travel. As most other reviews have said, this new version is louder to type. But I quite like the noise, each key makes a satisfying tap to compensate for the lower key travel. The lower key travel does make they keyboard much easier to use, and is defiantly an upgrade from my wired apple keyboard with the num pad. Although, the only thing I would want it to do is be able to act as a wired keyboard through the lightning cable, as at work we have really rubbish keyboards, but no bluetooth, therefore I'd love to be able to simply plug this keyboard into my work computer and continue to use it there. This is another great product from apple. Im not sure it's worth £79 however at least when you buy from apple you can rest assured that you are buying quality and that the product is designed by Jony Ive!

      • Written by Nick H from keighley

      47 of 56 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Another solid Apple product

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Fab key board

      The feedback is mixed but I think that reflects a lot of personal preference and writing styles with keyboards. I had the older more angled battery one - I l The feedback is mixed but I think that reflects a lot of personal preference and writing styles with keyboards. I had the older more angled battery one - I let it down by leaving it dormant in a box during a long move, and the batteries leaked out. I use the large iPad PRO, and never liked any of the attachable keyboards. I bought the most fabulous stand from a German-Italian wood product company - Yohann. Now I have the keyboard, and it feels brilliant. The writing experience is very positive. The keys are responsive and have improved my typing. Like all Apple products, the keyboard is a pleasure to handle and move around. It’s simplicity, shape and easy to charge system - I think its better than the older version, Much better. Always cheaper options out there. Buy cheap. Cry everyday. Buy quality. Cry once.

      • Written by Nadeem M from London

      Is this review useful?Fab key board

    • 3.0 out of 5 stars

      Not as good as previous model

      I acquired one of these with a purchase of an iMac. I also own the previous model and greatly prefer that one. The keys on this one do not travel quite far enou I acquired one of these with a purchase of an iMac. I also own the previous model and greatly prefer that one. The keys on this one do not travel quite far enough and are 'clicky' in comparison. It feels cheap in use and I find I miss-type quite often when compared to the previous version - I suppose because I can't feel the keys as well. I would use my older one but strangely some of the keys on that no longer respond. Strange how they break when the old £10 Cherry keyboards would go on forever, makes me wonder what the real production cost of these accessories is and what the markup looks like... I suspect its a number no Apple user would ever want to know. So in summary I would say 'not worth £100' and that there are superior products out there for the money.

      • Written by Mark S from West Chiltington

      Is this review useful?Not as good as previous model

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Who actually designs this rubbish

      I have just purchased a new iMac so have had the misfortune to receive a new variant of the apple mouse and keyboard. It sits almost flat to the desk with next I have just purchased a new iMac so have had the misfortune to receive a new variant of the apple mouse and keyboard. It sits almost flat to the desk with next to no angle, and has no way of adjusting it, like a conventional keyboard. And as others have said it feels cheap and tacky. The one thing I have always liked about using an apple keyboard is the solidity of the keystrokes. Not so on the new one. The old (2010) keyboard has double the angle and a far more solid feel to it so have reverted back to that one. Along with a Logitech Anywhere MX mouse which is far more comfy than the apple mouse and has a sensible place charging port...

      • Written by Simon H from Solihull

      2 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Who actually designs this rubbish

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