In 2016 Apple introduced its Apple Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad. Previously if you wanted an Apple wireless keyboard, you would have received one with your iMac or you could purchase one for $99. The catch is that no number keypad was included. This just changed in June, 2017.
Before this new Apple keyboard was introduced, both Matias and Kanex had released full wireless keyboards with a numeric keypad for less money. This review is an attempt to compare these three keyboards. All three are extended keyboards with numeric keypads and aluminum bodies.
Apple Magic Keyboard with Number Pad
I’m not sure just what is “magical” about this keyboard. It is a full-size Bluetooth keyboard complete with a lightning cable for recharging. Although there is very little height to the keys, they work capably. Just install the included cable between the keyboard and your Mac for a full charge which should last about 40 days. While your keyboard is charging, you will still have full functionality as a wired keyboard. Continue reading…