Magic Trackpad 2

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Magic Trackpad 2
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Apple Magic Trackpad 2
ManufacturerApple Inc.
Release dateOctober 13, 2015; 4 years ago (2015-10-13)
Operating systemOS X El Capitan v 10.11 and higher
InputMulti-touch Matte Glass Surface with Force Touch and Taptic Engine
ConnectivityBluetooth 3.0+EDR, Lightning connector[1]
PowerRechargeable Li-Po Battery (2024 mAh)
Dimensions0.19–0.43 inch (0.49–1.09 cm) x 6.3 inch (16.0 cm) x 4.52 inches (11.49 cm)
Mass0.51 pound (0.231 kg)
PredecessorMagic Trackpad

The Magic Trackpad 2 is a multi-touch and Force Touch trackpad produced by Apple Inc. Announced on October 13, 2015, it is the successor to the Magic Trackpad.


The Magic Trackpad 2 is similar to its predecessor, with the key differences being a larger form factor,[2][3] rechargeable lithium-ion battery[4] and Force Touch. The trackpad also provides haptic feedback via Apple's built-in Taptic Engine that is the same in MacBook trackpads.[5] The Lightning connector is used for charging and pairing.[6]

The trackpad is compatible with Apple Macintosh desktop and laptop computers running OS X El Capitan versions 10.11 and higher.

Google contributed patches to the Linux kernel for support included in version 4.20 released in Dec 2018.[7]

Complementary Apple products[edit]

The Magic Trackpad 2 was released alongside the Magic Keyboard and the Magic Mouse 2 in October 2015.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Apple Magic Trackpad 2 Review". Retrieved October 20, 2015.
  2. ^ "Magic Trackpad 2". Retrieved October 19, 2015.
  3. ^ "Apple Magic Trackpad 2". Retrieved November 22, 2015.
  4. ^ "Apple's New Magic Keyboard, Mouse, and Force Touch Trackpad Are All Rechargeable". Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  5. ^ "Magic Trackpad 2 Teardown". Retrieved October 20, 2015.
  6. ^ "Review: Apple's Magic Keyboard + Magic Trackpad 2 add precision and power, lose compatibility". Retrieved October 20, 2015.
  7. ^ "HID: magicmouse: add support for Apple Magic Trackpad 2".