Logitech today announced the launch of the Slim Folio Pro, a new keyboard case that's designed for the 11 and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models.

The Slim Folio Pro is a folio-style case for the ‌iPad Pro‌ with a built-in backlit keyboard that's an alternative to the Smart Keyboard offered by Apple.

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Logitech's Slim Folio Pro connects to the new ‌iPad Pro‌ models using a Bluetooth connection rather than through the Smart Connector, but the battery lasts for up to three months on a single charge so you shouldn't need to charge it often.

There are several different configurations you can use with the Slim Folio Pro for purposes like typing and drawing. Positioning the iPad upright within the case allows you to type on the keyboard, which Logitech says features "the perfect bounce" for fast and accurate typing.

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The keyboard spans from edge to edge and features a row of iOS shortcut keys for doing things like adjusting key backlight brightness, changing the volume, and more using keystrokes.

There's also a sketching position that puts the ‌iPad Pro‌ into an ideal configuration for drawing with the Apple Pencil. The sides of the case are left accessible so the second-generation ‌Apple Pencil‌ can be charged. A magnetic latch holds the ‌Apple Pencil‌ in place when not in use so it won't get lost.

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For use while reading or browsing the web, the keyboard of the Slim Folio Pro folds back so it's out of the way, leaving the display accessible.

When everything is closed up with the magnetic latch, the Slim Folio Pro is designed to keep the corners of the device protected and prevent scratches and scuffs.

Logitech's Slim Folio Pro will be available starting in April from the Logitech website. The Slim Folio Pro for the 11-inch ‌iPad Pro‌ will be priced at $120, while the Slim Folio Pro for the larger 12.9-inch ‌iPad Pro‌ will be priced at $130.

Top Rated Comments

lotzosushi Avatar
41 months ago
"Slim" :rolleyes: this is borderine Otterbox thicc to me.
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saberahul Avatar
41 months ago
I wish the original article linked to the official site ('https://www.logitech.com/en-us/product/slim-folio-pro').

This is a very heavy keyboard! 11 is 1.2 lb! That’s more than the weight of the iPad alone.
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farewelwilliams Avatar
41 months ago
And then Jony decides to move the smart connector again in the 2019 iPad Pros
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haruhiko Avatar
41 months ago
Logitech's Slim Folio Pro connects to the new iPad Pro models using a Bluetooth connection rather than through the Smart Connector
:confused: Not for me then. What a pity.
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leebroath Avatar
41 months ago
Unbox Therapy has a review

Also, why is this thread in IOS Blog forum?

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Arrox Avatar
41 months ago
Finally. The long awaited Logitech keyboard. Quiet surprised they went with bluetooth connection rather than using the smart connector like previous gen. But then again, bluetooth is still a more reliable option. Smart connector failed miserably in the past. Idk if the new ipad pro is still having the same problem.
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