Magic Keyboard

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Magic Keyboard
Apple Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad Traditional Chinese (Zhuyin & Cangjie).jpg
Apple Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad (A1843) with Chinese Layout
Developer Apple Inc.
Manufacturer Foxconn
Type Bluetooth Keyboard
Release date October 13, 2015; 2 years ago (2015-10-13)
Operating system Mac OS X El Capitan v 10.11 and higher
CPU @ 72MHz
Input QWERTY Keyboard
Connectivity Bluetooth 3.0+EDR, Lightning Connector
Power Recyclable Rechargeable Li-Po Battery (2980 mAh)
Dimensions 0.16–0.43 inch (0.41–1.09 cm) x 10.98 inches (27.9 cm) x 4.52 inches (11.49 cm)
Weight 0.51 pound (0.231 kg)
Predecessor Apple Wireless Keyboard
Related articles Magic Mouse 2
Magic Trackpad 2

The Apple 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.


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.