The iPad Pro is a great tool with a multitude of uses, and it’s perfect for you if you want to increase productivity. However, to really get the most from this device, you’ll want to get your hands on some of the latest accessories.
Accessory options for the iPad Pro include a range of charging options and stands and the incredibly helpful Apple Pencil. Some accessories on our list are Apple products, while others provide an off-brand option, but all are items that increase the usefulness of your iPad.
HyperDrive 6-in-1 USB-C Hub
Get the most out of your iPad Pro’s single USB-C port with. As its name suggests, it turns your single USB-C port into a more useful six ports: a 3.5mm audio jack, USB-A port, USB-C port, SD card slot, microSD card slot, and HDMI port. Specially designed for the iPad Pro, the hub is constructed from precision-milled aluminum in silver or Space Gray, perfectly matching your iPad Pro, and supports 4K 60Hz HDMI. You can also use it while your iPad Pro is charging.
Apple Magic Keyboard
Apple’s Magic Keyboard comes in two variants, costing $299 for the 11-inch iPad Pro and $349 for the 12.9-inch model. Whether you’re typing up reports or replying to emails, up your typing game with this official Apple keyboard — you won’t regret it. The keyboard features full-size, backlit keys with 1mm travel, making it easy to type up that report quietly while your other half snoozes unawares. The precision trackpad offers excellent cursor control, while a floating cantilever design allows you to attach the iPad Pro magnetically and adjust it to the perfect angle for typing. Thecomes with a USB-C port and folds neatly into a case offering front and back protection — ideal for stashing in your bag.
ZUGU Alpha Case
Theis designed specifically for the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro, with a slim yet highly protective construction. Its polycarbonate and TPU shell provides military-grade drop protection for drops up to 5 feet, while the recessed holder on the case’s spine is the ideal place to stash your Apple Pencil. The magnetic kickstand lets you enjoy hands-free Netflix binges and also doubles as a fridge mount. It comes in a sleek black finish.
Apple Pencil (2nd Generation)
Compatible with iPad Pro 11-inch and iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd generation) tablets, the Apple Pencil 2nd generation features precision, low-latency responsiveness, versatility, and the natural fluidity of a traditional writing implement. The updated design has no connectors or moving parts and is easy to store. It’s packed with sensors that work with the iPad, allowing it to detect the position, force, and tilt. Use the to jot down notes, paint a picture, or mark up an email. The new version of Apple’s breakout stylus features a flat edge that attaches magnetically to the iPad to pair and charge. It also features an intuitive touch surface that supports double-tapping so you can switch tools without having to put it down.
TechMatte XL Multi-Angle Aluminum Stand
This sturdy but compact stand is used to prop up your iPad Pro in either landscape or portrait orientation. Press the button on the top side and you can rotate the stand 270 degrees, allowing for a range of different viewing angles. The frame is 5.5 inches wide to comfortably accommodate the iPad Pro 12.9, 11, 10.5, 10.2, 9.7, iPad Mini, iPad Air, iPhone, and most e-readers. Its non-slip, grip tabs and liners protect your device and hold it securely while you use it. Thecomes in a silver finish with rubber bumpers to ensure your iPad doesn’t get damaged and works with most thin cases.
Ventev Desktop Charging Hub S500
Designed for phones, tablets, and other small devices, theis a combo desktop charger, portable outlet, and device stand. It brings all the power you need for all of your devices directly to the desktop. It features two surge-protected outlets, and three USB ports — one rated at 2.4A, and two at 2A each. The two 120V AC outlets have a 10 amps rating and are surge protected to power office equipment like monitors, scanners, and lamps (but not space heaters or other appliances). You can charge or use five devices at once. Its two grooves accommodate a smartphone and a tablet.
Apple AirPods Pro with Charging Case
When you’re watching movies or listening to a podcast on your iPad, you don’t need to broadcast it to the rest of the world. Apple AirPods Pro help you keep the noise to yourself while delivering a wireless headphone experience. When you pull them out of their case, the AirPods are all charged up and ready to use with a single tap. With the Apple H1 headphone chip, AirPods use optical sensors and motion accelerometers to sense when they’re in your ears, and they automatically route the audio, engage the microphone, and pause when you take them out. The AirPods Pro feature Active Noise Cancellation for an immersive listening experience, thanks to one outward-facing and one inward-facing microphone, and flexible silicone tips — which come in three sizes — that conform to fit your ears. Quickly switch to Transparency Mode using the sensor on the stem to hear what’s going on around you. There’s even Adaptive EQ, which cleverly tunes music to suit the shape of your ear.
Use the Hey Siri command to adjust the volume, change the song, make a call, or get directions. You can even ask Siri to read your messages. You can wear one or both AirPods, and you can play or skip forward with a double-tap for music or podcasts. The Audio Sharing feature lets you share your audio stream with another set of AirPods, so you can watch a video or listen to music with friends. Thedeliver five hours of listening time (with Active Noise Cancellation and Transparency turned off) and three and a half hours of talk time on a single charge. The charging case holds multiple charges for more than 24 hours of listening time.
ESR Glass Screen Protector for iPad Pro
The cost of replacing an iPad Pro screen is exorbitant, so be sure to get some protection for your 12.9-inch hunk of iPad Pro goodness. ESR’s premium tempered 0.3mm thick glass protects your screen from scratches with a 9H hardness rating. The large cutout for the front camera and microphone facilitates face recognition and ensures excellent sound quality. The thin but durable glass covering guarantees touch sensitivity when using the Apple Pencil, 99% transparency for preserving the iPad’s Retina display, and protects the front camera against dust and scratches. ESR’s no-stress self-installation kit is easy to use: You simply need to attach the installation frame to the iPad and place the screen protector over the holder to align it without dust or air bubbles. Thecomes in a handy two-pack, so you can keep a spare to hand.
RAVPower Power Bank Portable Charger
The USB-basedprovides a battery capacity of 26,800mAh. It charges most smartphones more than six times or a tablet more than twice for nine days of use per charge. It charges three devices simultaneously as three USB 2.0 ports provide a total current output of 5.5A (though it does not support Qualcomm Quick Charge). It is speedy, charging in 14-15 hours with a 2.4A charger or 30-31 hours with a 1A charger. It comes in red, blue, white, or black.
Incipio Fixie Stand
If you’re annoyed with having to mess with your iPad Pro to type, read, or watch videos, check out the incredible lithe stand. It’ll add convenience by propping up your screen to give you the best possible visibility.
This stand’s high-quality, aircraft-grade aluminum with rubber padding protects your iPad, along with its adjustable plastic arc to provide you with optimal angles. The
is incredibly stable, all thanks to its rubber grips. While you use this stand, you have complete access to ports and controls without any hassle.
Tomtoc Tablet Shoulder Bag
The Tomtoc Tablet Shoulder Bag makes a fashion statement by helping professionals look top-notch and classy. It stores your tablet, USB adapter, keyboard, Pencil, cords, and other items inside an organized, aesthetically pleasing shoulder pouch. Between the thick sleeve padding and the bottom CornerArmor, you have protection from scratches, impact, and bumps.
When it comes to transporting the Tomtoc bag, you can grab the handle to carry it by hand or sling the shoulder strap over your shoulder to make it hands-free. Condense your load when traveling by tucking it in your carry on luggage. This bag comes in gray or black for 11 or 12.9-inch iPad Pro products.
Lightning to USB Cable
Sometimes, the little details in products make the most difference. Newer iPad Pros have abandoned the lightning port in favor of a USB-C port. However, you still might require the use of a lightning device to connect your iPad Pro with other devices, such as your iPhone.
The Apple USB-C-to-Lightning cable is Mfi certified for a full charge and syncing capability with other Apple products. This durable cord reaches an impressive three feet and comes in the following flashy color combinations that make it easier to spot among other cords: red, white, and blue, Rasta, and Rainbow.
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