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 8 years old!
Smart Keyboard Release Date and Original Price
|Introduced||September 9, 2015|
|Released||November 11, 2015|
|Order Number||MM2L2AM/A (9.7-inch)|
|Original Price||$149 (9.7-inch)|
- iPad Pro with Smart Connector
|Keys in Total||64|
|Special||1 – Globe|
|Connection||1 – Smart Connector|