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Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars with 915 reviews

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Rating 3.2 out of 5 stars with 4 reviews

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  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Pretty to look at, terrible to use

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    Brightisland
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    I was frustrated to have to buy a replacement Mac keyboard. They are already so expensive. I considered buying another brand, but I had been happy with my previous Mac keyboard and hoped I would be with the new one, as well. WRONG! I bought this in the store because I needed a replacement right away. I assumed because it was a Mac keyboard with a number pad that it would be the same as my previous one, so imagine my dismay when I got home, opened it, placed it on my desk, and realized it has virtually no tilt. The thing is so flat and has only the slightest, tiniest angle at the back. Of course when I realized that they got rid of the two USB ports on the back of the previous keyboard, suddenly the flatness of the new one made sense. So Mac redesigned their keyboard in such a way so it can be wireless, but charged with a lightning cable, and yet they took away to important functions: comfort and practical, more ergonomic design. What were they thinking? I never leave reviews. In fact, this is the first review I've left at BestBuy, but I was so frustrated with this keyboard I had to warn others. It's going back to the store right away. I'll make do with my old keyboard until I can have another brand replacement shipped to me.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Overpriced for what you get

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    Workfromhome
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    Strictly as a wireless keyboard, it would be average. Cosmetically, and build materials, it's a very typical Apple product. Syncing to the Mac was very simple and straightforward, and connection reliability is excellent. My keyboard however is not perfectly flat. It has a slight upward bow to it, so the left and right ends of the keyboard don't make contact with the desk. This means they keyboard not only wobbles a bit as I type, but also slides easily on the desk because the keyboard sits primarily on the plastic bottom, instead of the rubberized feet. Apple also inexplicably added keys F13-F19, which no other keyboard in the world has, meaning the only use they have is for custom shortcuts you specifically make. They also confusingly added an eject key, even though they aren't making computers with cd/DVD drives anymore. A confusing omission would be any option to prop the keyboard at an angle, like every other full size keyboard ever made. Obviously ergonomics is not a consideration for this keyboard. Beyond that, there are no special qualities that make this keyboard stand out from any other number of keyboards, and certainly nothing that justifies the price of the keyboard beyond the Apple logo. Only get this keyboard if you have no other option.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice to cut the cord

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    Aeriecrew
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    I've been avoiding switching to a wireless keyboard for a couple reasons, among them the fact that I have a bunch of wired Apple USB keyboards that work just fine. My new iMac came with a new Magic Mouse, though, and that is so impressive I decided to try the wireless keyboard. Of course, the iMac comes with a wireless keyboard, but it's the baby one without the number pad and navigation keys. Ugh. So I got the extended Magic Keyboard. The feel is different enough from the keyboard I've been using for years that I'm having to get used to the new key feel, but it's not bad -- just different. My only real complaint with the new keyboards (including the one I've been using for years) is that -- compared to the ADB and early USB Apple keyboards, the gaps between the various sections of the keyboard are so subtle you sometimes can't tell where you are by feel. If I'm intent on something on the screen, I want to be able to feel that I'm on the section with the Home and End keys, or the section with the arrow keys -- without having to look down. Still trying to figure out a hack to help with this. Otherwise, it seems a' great keyboard with a great battery life.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Finger happy time

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    Miasma
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    I was using the USB version of this keyboard. Now I use this one. It just happened, I don't question it. The keys have a nice matte finish and feel to them and are slightly concave, so fingers sort of just end up in the right spot. Also, the F and J key lumps are voluptuous and obvious for simpler finding while your magic fingers spell awesome words of wit and sagacity. It works while charging, unlike mouse. Mouse has charge port in stupid place. Sure it doesn't have USB ports. Sure it doesn't have backlighting (really that would be nice though, Apple. Not RGB, just white would be ok. RGB would be ok too. Ooh and it could be a mood detector or change color when you're about to type something stupid). It's simple as it is functional. Have a nice day. This review is brought to you by C2H5OH. I don't know if this was stupid because my keyboard doesn't light up.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Expensive but the best

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    newmodeav
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    i have always hated Apple keyboard with lack of numlucks and the battery issue that would constantly require replacement. for that reason i decided to use off brand keyboards. but i found myself changing keyboards because of cheep and low quality of key that would loose the sensitivity as well as fading issue on key. now Apple has fixed the major issue that is the battery, no more battery and it can be charged with sap IOS device chargers i love it less waste and less wires on my desk i just hope the key quality and fading issue will prove to be the $150 for a keyboard. one big missing point is that you can only sync with one blue tooth device and that is so lame given how many IOS deceives apple is providing us and we keep buying, why does apple deciding to only sync with one device. that is one BIG complain i have with this otherwise i love the space grey keyboard and pad i just got

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Dang...I Love It!!

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    StockGuy
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    Have wanted Apple to come out with this for almost 10 years. Have been using the wired Apple Keyboards on all my Macs for almost as long. I’m one those that MUST have the 10key. Read some of the reviews and didn’t think I was going to like the redesign and changes away from the wired version. So paying 130$ for this one was easy because I was sure that I would not like it and be returning it. Boy was I wrong. Such a much better feel than the wired 10key. Now I’m replacing all my wired 10keys with this new wireless version not because it’s wireless but because I like the feel. Only downside just like with anything Apple it isn’t cheap. Keyboard is extremely well-made very solid and looks like it’ll definitely help last any other options that are not on ou only downside just like with anything Apple it isn’t cheap. Keyboard is extremely well-made very solid and looks like it’ll definitely help last any other options that are non-apple.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent keyboard, highly recommended

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    Dhelix12
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    I bought this keyboard about a month ago, and it is still performing well up to this point. The key travel is a little shallower than previous Magic keyboards, but it is still very comfortable to type on, especially relative to the current butterfly switch keyboards on Mac computers today. Battery life has been solid. With pretty regular usage daily, I still have ~75% power. It quickly paired with my MacBook after I turned on the keyboard. If I had to say a con for this keyboard, it's just a little cumbersome to carry around with you because of the keyboard's length. It barely fits in my backpack, but at least it's lightweight. Overall, highly recommended to use with any MacBooks or iPads.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Depends On What You Need

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    Melissus2Go
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    Bought this keyboard because my wife and I felt the supplied keyboard with our iMac was too small and it had no "slant" to it (we felt it was too flat). We did look at this "larger" keyboard in the store and it appeared to have more room so we purchased it. Upon using it for a few days we discovered it was no "larger" than the stock keyboard supplied with the iMac. It just has a numeric pad on the side. If you need this feature it is convenient but we were looking for more room (we had been use to a full sized Logitech keyboard with our Windows based computer). Basically, the keyboard itself functions well and was easy to set-up. We just wanted a larger "playing field" with some "slant" to the keyboard.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Been Waiting For This!

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    Wraith
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    I have always preferred keyboards with a full numpad on them since I tend to do quite a bit of work with spreadsheets and such (used to do a bunch of gaming but not so much now with a Mac, though that is getting better). I really love the Magic Keyboard that came with my Mac but missed the numpad that I had on my wired Mac keyboard previously. Yes, I know I could have just used this keyboard but I hate taking up a USB slot for a keyboard and I like having the flexibility to move the keyboard around without worrying about the cord. This solved everything, and again, I know there were other 3rd party options out there as well, some for considerably less money, I kind of like everything to match and I have become comfortable with the Mac keyboard 'feel'.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Keyboard for iMAC and MOUSE

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    Penguin
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    I DON'T KNOW WHAT TYPE OF A BEST BUY PROGRAM I AM AND YOU DON'T GIVE THAT OPTION: The iMAC 1/2 keyboard is useless. The full version keyboard number pad is a mess and very inconvenient to use. The elevation is uncomfortable on both keyboards and I can never place my hands on either keyboard in the correct way without having to look at what I am typing. I TOTALLY DISLIKE the flat service. The MOUSE is a COMPLETE nightmare to use. My right arm is getting raw from trying to slide the useless mouse OR to keep it from jumping all over the place. I cannot believe Apple can create such a wonderful Computer and such lousy accessories! Because both keyboards & the mouse are useless I have been trying to decide if I should just return the whole computer!

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great keyboard, too pricey

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    svcoder
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    I loved this keyboard. Although the keyboard does not have the butterfly 2 switches like the newest MacBook Pro does, it is more similar to the MacBook than the previous wired keyboard. The switch travel is excellent. Has just enough clicky, tactile feedback to be a pleasure to type on. It even has a smaller footprint than the wired version. Only problem with this keyboard is the price. It is just not quite worth the price tag. Until Apple lowers the price to a reasonable amount, I just could not keep it. Sadly I had to return it. But as soon as I see that price lower, I will be grabbing this keyboard. Until then, I’m still stuck with the wired model.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Typical Apple Quality

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    RMan
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    I recently purchased a 2017 Macbook Pro. I use my laptop quite a bit for my book keeping, so I really needed the 10 key portion. I considered simply buying a 10 key unit but just thought it would be easier to have the whole keyboard together. I actually like the feel of the keys on this better than the Macbook keyboard. Also, connecting it via Bluetooth is as easy as plugging it into the MacBook. That's all you do. Within 2 seconds you get a notification that it is paired with the computer, you disconnect, and you're done. Many of the stand alone10 key units had a lot of complaints about connectivity. Glad I went this route. Great product.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great keyboard from Apple with only one flaw

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    c14Joe
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    This is the keyboard I have been waiting for for many years. Finally Apple has released a Bluetooth keyboard with the numerical keypad. The key strokes feel great, with just the right amount of feel and travel. It holds a charge for quite a while and connects flawlessly. My only complaint is that there are no legs on the back rear of the keyboard. The keyboard sits a little too flat for my comfort, which can cause some strain in my hands when typing for a long while. This can be overcome by attaching something underneath, but Apple should have designed it better. Other than that I have no complaints.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Typical Apple Look and Feel

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    tmeidinger
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    It's another Apple Magic Keyboard. Feels the same as the model without the keypad, just bigger, and of course, has a keypad. Holds a charge for a long time and connects very reliably. I am not the biggest fan of the ultra thin design of the magic keyboards but that probably comes for years of using typical windows behemoths. Typing is accurate and feels very close to my MacBook pro so that's a plus. I would really like to see Apple add backlighting to these akin the MacBook pro I own

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect - finally!

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    CarGuy69
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    These are like unicorns right now. I stumbled across one at my local store (last one on the shelf) and just grabbed it before anyone else saw it. The keyboard is typical Mac perfection. Unlike aftermarket keyboards with numeric this one actually feels good and because it's apple the bluetooth sync is seamless. I like mechanical keys best but for for it's style this one is great fast and easy to use. There's enough space between keys and enough feedback that mis-strikes are rare. The form is great and the battery life is excellent. Great accessory for your Mac. Now if only it came in space gray....

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Nice keyboard with a strange feel

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    chenage
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    I'll be honest, there are a few things I really like about this computer, but one that I couldn't get used to.The feel of the keyboard is great, the wireless connection is awesome, but I felt like Apple missed on the height. I'm used to most keyboards are raised in the back by at least 0.5" to 1". This keyboard sits nearly flat to the desk. This is supposed to be better for your wrists, but I just couldn't get used to it. Given the significant cost difference between this keyboard and other options, I ended up returning it.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    At last, a wireless Apple Keyboard with a keypad!

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    OldFireGuy
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    Apple finally came to their senses and started offering what they should have made available all along... a wireless keyboard with a built-in numeric keypad. It is a good looking unit and the fact that it is USB rechargable is a bonus. It sits a bit too flat to the desktop for my tastes and like most modern keyboards it lacks some of the tactile feedback that us "older folk" are used to. However, it is well built and I believe it will hold up better than off-brand keyboards. Now if it was just a bit less expensive...

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Replaces wired Apple keyboard that died

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    shutterfly1
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    Needed a new Mac keyboard with number pad. My 4 year old one stopped working after I spilled a glass of water and got some in it. Wanted wired but they don't make them anymore. Keep this plunged in usb it's allways charged and accurate. Tried a Logitech Craft Wireless for $200. To much latency and typing delay, backspace to correct missed keys. Useing a 2014 Mac Mini OS 10.10.1 , Parralells, Windows XP installed. Never any errors with the Apple keyboard. Wasted my money on the Logitech.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love it better than the smaller version!

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    pamiemae
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    I always love the sleek design of the Apple products. I have had the original keyboard since I purchased my iMac three years ago and just upgraded to the larger keyboard and you don't know how much you need the number keypad until you need it! It also has an actual backspace and a delete button. It was tough to get used to only having a delete button on the tiny keyboard. Still same easy to type keys. I am very finicky about the ease of the keypads, otherwise I get tired quicker with all my typing.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    An excellent alternative to using macbook keyboard

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    Traecal
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    I'm not a fan of the new Macbook keyboard - I still have the 2016 butterfly model and this wireless keyboard is a welcome relief from typing on that. Despite its thin profile the keys still have a good amount of travel and are very quiet. Bluetooth pairing is a breeze with the Mac and there's practically zero delay on waking up from sleep. Most other bluetooth keyboards have a constant 2-3 second delay if it has been a while since I used it.

    I would recommend this to a friend