New, thicker 12.9-inch iPad Pro can’t use previous Magic Keyboard

Buyers of the new 2021 12.9-inch iPad Pro will not be able to use the previous model’s Magic Keyboard.

Credit: Andrew O'Hara, AppleInsiderCredit: Andrew O’Hara, AppleInsider

As noted by AppleInsider after the new iPad Pro launch, Apple has been listing the Magic Keyboard as “new,” prompting speculation about revisions to the design. It’s now been revealed that there is a change, and it is to do with accommodating the new iPad Pro’s 0.5mm thicker chassis.

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