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The Magic Keyboard is the current computer keyboard produced by Apple Inc. It was released alongside the Magic Mouse 2 and the Magic Trackpad 2. It is the successor to the Apple Wireless Keyboard.

Magic Keyboard
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Apple Magic Keyboard - UK English
DeveloperApple Inc.
TypeBluetooth Keyboard
Release dateOctober 13, 2015; 4 years ago (2015-10-13)
InputQWERTY Keyboard
ConnectivityBluetooth 3.0+EDR, Lightning Connector
PowerRecyclable Rechargeable Li-Po Battery (2980 mAh)
PlatformBluetooth-enabled Mac computer with OS X 10.11 or later and iOS devices with iOS 9.1 or later
Dimensions0.16–0.43 inch (0.41–1.09 cm) x 10.98 inches (27.9 cm) x 4.52 inches (11.49 cm) (H x W x D)
Mass0.51 pound (0.231 kg)
PredecessorApple Wireless Keyboard
Related articlesMagic Mouse 2
Magic Trackpad 2


The Magic keyboard is similar to its predecessor but it has a lower profile. Apple reengineered the scissor mechanism to increase key stability by 33 percent and reduce key travel.

It has a sealed non-replaceable rechargeable Lithium-ion battery which is charged through a Lightning Connector in the middle rear of the keyboard.[1] The rechargeable battery lasts one month between charges.

The keyboard uses an ST Microelectronics STM32F103VB 72 MHz 32-bit RISC ARM Cortex-M3 processor and includes the Broadcom BCM20733 Enhanced Data Rate Bluetooth 3.0 Single-Chip Solution.

The keyboard is compatible with Apple Macintosh desktop and laptop computers running Mac OS X El Capitan versions 10.11 and higher, with iPhones and iPads running iOS 9 or later, and Apple TVs running Apple TV Software 7.0 or later or tvOS 10.

On June 5, 2017 the Magic Keyboard received a visual update; both the Control and the Option keys received new symbols.

The keyboard comes in two color variants: Silver and Space Gray.



  1. ^ "Apple's New Magic Keyboard, Mouse, and Force Touch Trackpad Are All Rechargeable". Retrieved November 1, 2015.