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BRYDGE PRO plus Wireless Keyboard with Trackpad

Brydge Pro+ Keyboard for iPad Pro has an integrated trackpad

Apple has made some significant additions to the iPad recently. First, the new iPad Pro with LiDAR Scanner and more. Secondly, a software update for iPadOS bringing trackpad support to iPad. Meaning you can use compatible trackpads and mice with iPad alongside keyboards.

Bydge is well known for designing keyboards for iPad that look like MacBooks. But their newest even has a built-in trackpad – available from mid-April.

The Brydge Pro+ Keyboard features an oversized trackpad, designed to seamlessly work with iPadOS. And promises to transform how we use our iPad Pro. Fluid gestures allow us to easily switch between apps, access the app switcher and activate the Dock, Control Center and apps in Slide Over.

Design-wise it looks like a MacBook and is engineered from machined aluminium to match the design, quality, and colour of the iPad itself. While the keyboard is backlit, unlike Apple’s iPad keyboards (except the new Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro).

Other key features include:

  • Multi-Touch Trackpad
  • 0-180° Viewing Angles
  • Adjustable Backlit Keys
  • Bluetooth 4.1 Connectivity
  • 3-Month Battery Life Per Charge

Pricing and Availability

There are two sizes available for the Brydge Pro+ Keyboard. One compatible with the current and previous-generation 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro.

In Australia, Brydge Pro+ Keyboard for 11-inch iPad Pro is priced at a Recommended Retail Price of A$349.99. While the Brydge Pro+ Keyboard for 12.9-inch iPad Pro is priced at a Recommended Retail Price of A$399.99. Both prices are significantly cheaper than Apple’s Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro which is priced at up to A$589.

For more information or to order one, head over to Brydge Australia’s online store.

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