Apple's first-gen Smart Keyboard is half off at Target for both 10.5 and 12.9-inch iPads

Apple's first-gen Smart Keyboard is half off at Target for both 10.5 and 12.9-inch iPads
Following an abundance of killer deals offered by the likes of Best Buy, Amazon, B&H Photo Video, and Woot lately on both new and old iPad Pro variants, Target is in the spotlight today with a pair of discounts going very well with a substantially marked-down Apple tablet. 

It's not every day that we see one of Apple's productivity-enhancing Smart Keyboards available for a lower than typical price at a major US retailer, let alone two different models fetching as little as $79.50 and $84.50. The former can be used alongside the 2017-released iPad Pro 10.5, as well as the recently revived 10.5-inch iPad Air, while the latter is compatible with first and second-gen iPad Pro 12.9 versions. Neither one supports 2018's 11 or 12.9-inch iPad Pros, which might explain the unusual deals.

But we're still talking about a popular accessory designed for more than decent tablets that remain extremely smart purchases... at hefty enough discounts. In case you're wondering, Apple continues to charge a whopping $159 for a 10.5-inch iPad Pro and iPad Air Smart Keyboard, while the larger model costs $169 through the official US e-store of the Cupertino-based tech giant.

That means you're looking at massive savings of around 80 and 85 bucks respectively, representing roughly half of the list prices of these two full-size, fully portable keyboards with magnetic connectors, a lightweight and straightforward (in a good way) design, and no need for charging. 

In addition to a relatively comfortable typing experience making your iPad Pro a powerful business tool, the Smart Keyboard also provides decent protection against scratches and water. Perhaps most importantly, Target's discounts make Apple's first-party iPad Pro 10.5 and 12.9 keyboard option more competitive against third-party alternatives.


Check out the 10.5 and 12.9 deals here



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3 Comments

1. phoneguynh

Posts: 26; Member since: Oct 31, 2018

I picked up this deal last night. My iPad Pro keyboard for my 10.5 was peeling due to damage so this was great for me. Most targets even still have them in stock for in store pick up.

2. CQuine unregistered

Still overpriced...

3. PSAfromThisGuy

Posts: 146; Member since: Jan 16, 2017

i dont get it.... what makes this keyboard "Smart"? seems like any other keyboard, but overpriced considering...

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