The previous Magic Keyboard with number A1998 is ‘functionally’ compatible with the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro. Apple has now reported that the cover “may” not fit properly on the new iPad when the user closes the cover.
from The new 12.9-inch iPad Pro It has a smaller screen, which makes the tablet 0.5 mm thicker than the 2020 model. Because the Magic Keyboard fits closely on the iPad, Apple said before The old keyboard cover will not be compatible with the new iPad. When closing the cover on an iPad, the cover cannot close properly due to the increased thickness. Apple reportedly said this to Apple stores.
As a result, it seemed that buyers of the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro who wanted to use the Magic Keyboard had to purchase the new version of the Keyboard Cover. Apple Now reports that this The old cover will be “functional compatible” with the new tablet. The company states that it is “possible that the cover does not close properly when closed,” especially if screen protectors are used.
It’s not clear if and why Apple is now announcing that the covers are compatible with the new iPad. The new Magic Keyboard, available in white for the first time, costs € 399. As far as is known, there are no other changes with the previous Magic Keyboard. The new Keyboard Cover is also compatible with previous 12.9-inch iPad Pro models.
The fifth-generation 12.9-inch iPad Pro will feature Apple’s M1 soc and a miniature display that Apple calls the Liquid Retina XDR display. This monitor will have a maximum brightness of 1600cd / m.2. The tablet costs 1219 euros and will be available from mid-May.