Magic Keyboard vs. Smart Keyboard: Which is right for your iPad?

Pricey and powerful versus affordable and functional.

The iPad is more like a laptop than ever before. For the iPad Pro and newest iPad Air, Apple sells a breathtaking—and breathtakingly expensive Magic Keyboard case that includes a trackpad. If you think you've heard that name before, you have—it's the same name Apple uses for its standalone Bluetooth keyboards and MacBook keyboards.