My Review of Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro 

I have been using iPad Pro as my main computer for almost 2 years now. In this post I want to share with you my honest opinion about the Magic Keyboard.

iPad Pro is my favorite computing device, so naturally, I was very excited about the announcement of Magic Keyboard for iPad. I didn’t order it on the first day, as it was difficult for me to justify its high price. But, after watching some real world reviews, I did finally buy it. Now, after using it for a while, I am ready to give you my honest opinion.

The Best Accessory for the iPad

Without a question, the Magic Keyboard is an amazing accessory, which makes the iPad Pro feel like a completely new device.

It has the best keyboard for iPad, it has nice features like an additional USB-C port for charging or backlit keys, it has a cool futuristic design. And although it is quite heavy and made of an average-looking material for such an expensive device, I do believe that overall the Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro is a great product.

Worse Laptop than Your MacBook

At the same time, I am not going to lie to you and say that it is better at being a laptop than my MacBook. Because it’s just not.

It is close, but MacBook is still more comfortable and logical to be used as a laptop. And it’s not just the limitations of iPadOS or the lack of professional apps. It’s the feeling you have when you use these devices, when you use this tiny trackpad, which is very good, but not as good as trackpad my MacBook.

It is the feeling you have when you type on this keyboard, which is great, but not as comfortable to type on it rest my hands on compared to the MacBook. And It doesn’t have the ESC key. And I know, I can remap Caps Lock or other key to be used as an ESC key, but its not the same.

Of course, nobody is saying that iPad with Magic Keyboard should be a better laptop than a MacBook, because it is tablet after all, which has its own obvious advantages. But this is something you have to keep in mind if you plan to replace your MacBook or some other laptop with an iPad Pro and Magic Keyboard, which by the way will cost you about the same as a laptop, it’s probably not going to be as great laptop as the laptop you have right now.

My Favorite Computer

But of course, the iPad Pro is better than MacBook in many ways, and for me and maybe for you, even thought the iPad Pro is not going to be my favorite laptop anytime soon, it is still by far my favorite computer, which I want to use for everything.

Can I use it for everything?
Of course, no.

Do I hope that someday I could?

Of course, I do.

Do I believe it will ever happen?
Well, just a couple of years ago, I would say No. But judging by what Apple has been doing to the iPad Pro with software updates over the last couple of years, I do believe that sooner than later, the iPad Pro will be the only computer I need.

I think that during this year’s WWDC, Apple will announce the further improvements to iPadOS to take the next step in making the iPad Pro an even better laptop replacement.

Posted on May 29th, 2020
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