Smart Keyboard


The Smart Keyboard is an iPad Cover with a pointing device that was designed, manufactured, and currently sold by Apple since 2015 as part of the Apple Smart Keyboard series. The Keyboard has been introduced on September 9, 2015, alongside the new iPad Pro 12.9-inch, released on November 11, 2015, and its price started at $169. Later Apple introduced another two versions of the iPad Pro with 10.5-inch and 9.7-inch Displays therefore appeared adapted versions of the Smart Keyboards and they cost respectively $159 and $149.

Smart Keyboard docks with iPad Pro using the Smart Connector, a magnetic connection with three pins that provides data transfer and power. The keyboard features keys covered in a woven fabric, that is resistant to water and other liquids. Measuring at 4mm, the Smart Keyboard does not include external wires or Bluetooth.

Today Smart Keyboard is 6 years old!

Smart Keyboard
Source: apple.com – Smart Keyboard

Smart Keyboard Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedSeptember 9, 2015
ReleasedNovember 11, 2015
Model NumberA1636
Order NumberMM2L2AM/A (9.7-inch)
MPTL2LL/A (10.5-inch)
MJYR2LL/A (12.9-inch)
Original Price$149 (9.7-inch)
$159 (10.5-inch)
$169 (12.9-inch)
WeightUnknown
DimensionsUnknown

System Requirements

  • iPad Pro with Smart Connector

Keyboard

Keys in Total64
Alphanumeric46
Special1 – Globe
Numeric10
Cursor-control4

Connections

Connection1 – Smart Connector

Power

PowerSmart Connector

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