Every product is carefully selected by our editors. If you buy from a link, we may earn a commission.

This iPad Pro Keyboard Is Better and Cheaper Than the One Apple Sells

Logitech announced the Slim Folio Pro, its first keyboard for the new iPad Pro, which is way cheaper than Apple’s Smart Keyboard Folio.

SLIM-FOLIO-PRO-iPad-gear-patrol-full-lead

Looking for a cheap alternative to Apple’s absurdly expensive iPad keyboards? Logitech just released one. It’s called the Slim Folio Pro, and it starts at $120 — almost $60 cheaper than the Apple version.

The Slim Folio Pro offers additional functionality, too. It has backlit keys and a dedicated row of iOS shortcut keys to control things like screen brightness and volume. The keys will also automatically light up as soon as the tablet is slid into place.

It’s not all roses, though. Logitech’s keyboard has to be charged, although it has a three-month battery life and uses the same USB-C cable as the iPad Pro. The stand also only has one viewing angle.

It’s worth noting that Apple trusts Logitech’s accessories, which are sold in Apple stores around the world. While the Slim Folio Pro isn’t there yet, we expect the keyboard to find its way eventually. In the meantime, you can buy it directly from Logitech.

Buy Now: $120+

Gear Patrol also recommends:

Zagg Slim Book Go ($100)
Brydge Keyboard ($150)
Smart Keyboard Folio ($179+)

Today in Gear


The best way to catch up on the day’s most important product releases and stories. Read the Story

This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses. You may be able to find more information about this and similar content at piano.io
Advertisement - Continue Reading Below