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Smart connector for keyboards only?

Asked: Apr 03 2016 | 3:24 pm EDT 1823 Views 2 Answers View Best Answer

I'm trying to decide whether i want the new iPad Pro 9.7 or save some money and get an iPad Air 2. So my question is whether or not 3rd party manufacturers or apple themselves will make an accessory that uses the iPad Pro's smart connector besides a physical keyboard? Is a keyboard the only type of accessory that can be paired with the iPad using this connection or are there other options? If i wanted a physical keyboard i could just use my laptop...


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Apr 03 2016 | 4:00 pm EDT Just_Me_D

Unless I'm mistaken, only the Smart Keyboard works with the smart connector whereas other add-ons use the Lightning port or Bluetooth.

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May 17 2016 | 2:21 am EDT 1blodg

Logitech sells a slick weighted base charging stand that holds the iPad Pro's using the Smart connector. You could then use a Bluetooth keyboard.