Logitech launches Trackpad keyboard for iPad Pro
Apple announced a major change to iPadOS just a few months ago, right after the launch of the new iPad Pro 2020 and its incredible Magic Keyboard – advanced mouse and trackpad support. Now all iPads have advanced compatibility with this type of accessories it can make us much more productive.
The Magic Keyboard is a real blastHowever, it is not an affordable device that they say, its price starts at 339 euros for the 11-inch model and goes up to 399 for the 12.9 model. Along with this launch, Logitech released two keyboards for iPad Air and iPad 2019 with trackpads at fairly competitive prices, but they forgot about the iPad Pro. Until now.
Logitech has just released the Folio Touch, a IPad Pro keyboard and trackpad case that costs half the magic keyboard Apple, available from 159.95 euros in the Apple Store.
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It is probably the best alternative to Apple’s Magic Keyboard, it is true that it does not have its spectacular design, but it shares many functions and costs 50% less. Here are the specifications of the new Logitech Folio Touch:
- The integrated trackpad supports multi-touch gestures for easy navigation on iPad Pro.
- Intuitive design, well-spaced backlit keys for comfortable typing even in low light.
- Full row of iPadOS shortcuts for direct access to the Home screen, Siri, search, media controls and more.
- Four user modes perfect for writing, watching videos, reading and drawing.
- Support with 40 degree tilt and foldable keyboard so you can draw and watch videos in comfort.
- Smart Connector to link and activate instantly. Since power is taken directly from the iPad Pro, you never have to charge the keyboard.
- Case that protects the sides and corners of the iPad Pro from bumps, scratches and spills.
- Space to charge Apple Pencil (2nd generation) with the case attached.
- Magnetic closure with space to store the Logitech pencil.
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As you can see, it shares many functions with the official Apple keyboard, among which is the trackpad, the compatibility with the Smart Connector to avoid having to charge it and the backlighting of the keys. This is without a doubt one of the most recommended keyboard covers today.
In addition, this keyboard includes some improvements such as the possibility of placing it in 4 different positions, some perfect for drawing with Apple Pencil, and shields iPad Pro from the sides, although it leaves part exposed for charging Apple Pencil 2 wirelessly. It seems they have thought of everything.
At the moment, the Logitech Folio Touch keyboard is only available for the 11-inch iPad Pro, it is likely that the compatible with the larger 12.9 model will appear soon. Can be used in IPad Pro 2020, but as with the magic keyboard, You can also use it on iPad Pro 2018.
Source : Techradar