Apple’s next-generation 12.9-inch M1 iPad Pro is not only equipped with advanced Apple Silicon and mini-LED display, but it is also slightly thicker than the previous 12.9 iPad Pro (2020) model. Therefore, it was speculated that the new tablet might not fit perfectly with the older Magic Keyboard. To put those concerns to rest, YouTuber @JustVids tested how the 12.9 M1 iPad Pro (2021) will hold, work and fit in Magic Keyboard (1st gen) and the result will please users who bought the iPad keyboard in 2020.
12.9 iPad Pro (2021) will not only work perfectly but also fit perfectly with the older 1st-gen Magic Keyboard
In the @JustVids video, the new 12.9-inch M1 iPad Pro firmly attached to the floating magnetic cantilever of the fourth-generation Magic Keyboard and the tablet did not fall, even when it was slightly shaken. The YouTuber was able to smoothly adjust the viewing angle and keys and the trackpad functioned normally.
The moment of truth came when he folded the front and back protective covers which showed that the iPad fits perfectly from all sides.
Besides 12.9-inch M1 iPad Pro increased 0.5mm thickness, there is no difference in the older and new Magic Keyboards. Having said that Apple mentioned that it might not perfect with a screen protector, and the YouTuber did not test the tablet with one. So, we will have to wait for more reviews to know for sure.
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