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The first unboxing video of the Magic Keyboard for the iPad Pro in White has surfaced online, giving the first real-world look at what the new all-white accessory is like.



YouTube channel "Michaelangelo's Tech" was among a lucky few to get their hands on a Magic Keyboard in White earlier than expected, enabling an early look at the recolored accessory. The YouTuber did not have a 12.9-inch iPad Pro on hand to see what the backlighting looks like behind the White keys.

In terms of the White finish, which some customers have been concerned may attract dirt or fingerprints, the YouTuber said that it "looks like there might be a chance for it to get dirty" and he's "interested in seeing how it's going to hold up."

In the spring of 2020, Apple unveiled the Magic Keyboard for ‌iPad Pro‌, which is similar to a Smart Keyboard for iPad but with a built-in trackpad for better navigation using a cursor. It was originally only available in Black, but Apple is now offering an optional White color option alongside its latest iPad Pro models.

The Magic Keyboard for the 11-inch ‌‌iPad Pro‌‌ costs $299 and the Magic Keyboard for the 12.9-inch ‌‌iPad Pro‌‌ costs $349. The Magic Keyboards can be purchased from Apple's online store, with layouts for over 30 languages.

Over the weekend, a Reddit user received their M1 12.9-inch iPad Pro early, long before the official launch date on May 21 and even the lifting of press embargoes about the new models, allowing for a first look at the machine and its mini-LED display.

Article Link: First White Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro Unboxing Surfaces Online
 
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Maconplasma

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Damn, I love it. But trying to find a reason to not drop $500 when there really isn’t anything wrong with my black magic keyboard from last year.
Do you live in a country outside the U.S because the keyboard is $349 USD.
 
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profets

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LOL you included tax to get $500? Okay. 😂

Sure, its what I need to pay out of pocket. I can appreciate the value in this keyboard (I have one already and absolutely love it). So not trying to imply that its overpriced. More just questioning whether I want to pay that amount again, a year later. Though of course I could likely sell my current one to make most of the $$ spent on it back.
 
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travis64

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Sure, its what I need to pay out of pocket. I can appreciate the value in this keyboard (I have one already and absolutely love it). So not trying to imply that its overpriced. More just questioning whether I want to pay that amount again, a year later. Though of course I could likely sell my current one to make most of the $$ spent on it back.
It’s definitely overpriced but it is the best option
 
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jclardy

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Really want to get a white one, but I'm waiting to see what Apple comes out with for iPadOS during WWDC. If there is nothing remarkable, I'll pass.

Otherwise if there is a huge boost in iPad Pro functionality I may move to the 12.9" from my 11".
 
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EugW

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Memories of the Mac that started it all for me, the white iBook.
 
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GeoStructural

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I can see the dirt and grime already 🤣

Plus that battery murder coming. Honestly I had the previous one for about 8-10 days and had to return it. Magic Keyboards kill battery life at an alarming rate, even if you are not using it.
 
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vidjahgamz

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I got my Space Grey MK for the 12.9" the Tuesday after it was available for pre-order? I must have received it super early.

Interesting.
 
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Coolio1234

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anyone have movement for the 12.9 variation? Mine switched to preparing to ship over the weekend. Would have to ship by today/tomorrow to get it Friday I’m assuming.

unless these are already in the states!
 
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aserrano1971

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Damn, I love it. But trying to find a reason to not drop $500 when there really isn’t anything wrong with my black magic keyboard from last year.
It is too heavy and too expensive.
If you are not giving the keyboard a good use...don't buy it.

It is more, I will say that if you need the keyboard a lot, buy a Mac Book pro
 
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