Logitech this week has introduced its new keyboard cases for Apple’s latest 3rd Gen 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro tablets. The Logitech Slim Folio Pro keyboard features backlighting and has a row of shortcuts supported by Apple’s latest iOS. Furthermore the protective case is also designed to allow for easier sketching using Apple Pencil stylus.

Made of a lightweight yet durable material, the Logitech Slim Folio Pro not only features a keyboard, but can also protect a 3rd Gen iPad Pro from bumps of life. The keyboard itself is a typical laptop keyboard with a scissor mechanism and backlighting, yet it is tailored for Apple’s latest iPad Pro tablets and essentially lets users to work comfortably in dark environments, such as long-haul flights. Besides adjustable backlighting, the key feature of the Logitech Slim Folio Pro keyboard is a row of iOS shortcut keys.

The Logitech Slim Folio Pro keyboard has a magnetic latch that can also hold Apple’s Pencil Stylus. The device itself supports Type, Sketch, and Read modes, essentially transforming the tablet into a convertible notebook based on Apple’s iOS operating system. Meanwhile, weighing in at 552 – 707 grams (depending on the version), the addition of a keyboard folio does make an iPad Pro tablet considerably heavier, bringing it closer to an ultra-light laptop.

The keyboard connects to iPad Pro using Bluetooth LE technology and can work for up to three months on one charge (based on 2 hours of typing per day).

Logitech will start sales of its Slim Folio Pro for Apple’s 3rd Gen 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro tablets later this month. The smaller version will cost $119.99, whereas the larger one will be priced at $129.99. The device is covered by a one-year warranty.

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Source: Logitech

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  • quiksilvr - Thursday, April 4, 2019 - link

    Why doesn't this keyboard utilize the Smart Connector? This is already a case for the iPad Pro so it has access to the Smart Connector on the back. This way there would be no need to have a battery and would actually make this more profitable for Logitech.
  • recurrenec - Thursday, April 4, 2019 - link

    Apple banned anyone else from utilizing it.
  • The Chill Blueberry - Thursday, April 4, 2019 - link

    Classic Apple
  • profssrfink - Thursday, April 4, 2019 - link

    No they didn't you fucking liar. It's up to the device manufacturer to use it or not. Stop making up stuff.

  • Korguz - Thursday, April 4, 2019 - link

    umm that link.. is not for the same product... but wouldnt surprise me if apple did that...
  • piroroadkill - Friday, April 5, 2019 - link

    But they do want money for the privilege of using it
  • PeachNCream - Friday, April 5, 2019 - link

    Please calm down. There's no reason to get that agitated about consumer electronics.
  • crimsonson - Friday, April 5, 2019 - link

    LOL. You got triggered by a keyboard for a tablet.
  • olde94 - Saturday, April 6, 2019 - link

    uhm... that one uses the charging. There is a big difference between adding power to a +/- and to actually get a data transfere :)
  • Bulat Ziganshin - Sunday, April 7, 2019 - link

    Apple became #6 world religion

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