ZAGG Slim Book Pro Review: The Best iPad Pro 9.7 Case & Keyboard

The ZAGG Slim Book Pro is the best iPad case you can buy.

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With the Slim Book Pro installed you gain an amazing iPad Pro keyboard that you can remove when you just want to use the iPad.

The iPad Pro case includes a small loop for the Apple Pencil and the best kickstand you’ll find on an iPad case. The magnetic hinge opens to any angle you need.

This new iPad case and keyboard fits the iPhone Pro 9.7 and the iPad Air 2. The Slim Book Pro is $149.99 and it’s worth every penny.

The ZAGG Slim Book Pro is the best iPad Pro 9.7-inch case you can buy.

The ZAGG Slim Book Pro is the best iPad Pro 9.7-inch case you can buy.

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With most iPad Pro cases and most iPad keyboards you end up giving up something to get added features, but there is no compromise with the Slim Book Pro. Everything about it fits into how you already use your iPad, but now every interaction is better.

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GottaBeMobile-editors-choice-2016The ZAGG Slim Book Pro earns a Gotta Be Mobile Editor’s Choice Award thanks to the amazing design, useful features, productivity and convenience it delivers.

The ZAGG Slim Book Pro keyboard even connects to three devices so you can use it with your iPad, iPhone and your Mac to switch between apps and where you type instantly. The keys are well spaced, offer a great mobile typing experience and are backlit. A Mophie app allows you to always know how much power the Slim Book Pro keyboard has.

When you don't need the keyboard you still have a great iPad Pro case with a kickstand and an Apple Pencil holder.

When you don’t need the keyboard you still have a great iPad Pro case with a kickstand and an Apple Pencil holder.

After using the ZAGG Slim Book Pro for a week I no longer need a stand for my iPad anywhere, I can type faster and for longer periods and I’m using the Apple Pencil because it is always with me.

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Despite adding a ton of features, the ZAGG Slim Book Pro doesn’t add much weight or thickness. When it is all together, the iPad is completely protected and you can still use the camera and access ports and buttons.

Key placement is excellent and you can turn on backlighting.

Key placement is excellent and you can turn on backlighting.

Most of the time I use the Slim Book Pro keyboard while on the go. The iPad Pro and the ZAGG keyboard case combined are more portable than a 13-inch MacBook Pro and the battery lasts longer.

When on the go the keyboard keeps the iPad Pro screen safe and then when it is time to type I can place the screen at the perfect angle and get to work. The new design props the keyboard up slightly for a more ergonomic feel. I prefer to use this on a table, but the wide kickstand allows me to use this on my lap for shorter bursts of productivity.

The Slim Book Pro lets you find the perfect angle when typing.

The Slim Book Pro lets you find the perfect angle when typing.

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Since you can disconnect the two, you can set the iPad on a surface using the kickstand and keep the keyboard on your lap and type. The keyboard even includes a small lip that makes typing more ergonomic,

The keys are well spaced, offer very good feedback allowing for longer, more productive typing sessions. This is the best iPad keyboard I’ve ever used.

Stand the iPad up to watch shows without the keyboard.

Stand the iPad up to watch shows without the keyboard.

When I get home I don’t need the keyboard for watching movies and playing a few games. Since it is attached with magnets I just pull it off and set it on my desk and walk to the other room with the iPad Pro 9.7.

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The iPad is still protected thanks to the case that surrounds it and I have my Apple Pencil right where I need it thanks to the small loop on the back.

I like that there is a slightly larger lip on the left side of the iPad that allows me to grip without coming close to the edge of the display.

The slightly larger lip on the left side offers an easy place to hold the iPad Pro.

The slightly larger lip on the left side offers an easy place to hold the iPad Pro.

The kickstand allows me to watch videos in bed without the need for a separate stand and it also allows me to set the iPad on my desk and use it as a second monitor with Duet Display or to keep up on a game while I am working.

While I most frequently use the stand to watch movies it also works to prop the iPad Pro at a nice angle for drawing, not taking and doodling with the Apple Pencil on a desk or on your lap.

ZAGG delivers the best iPad Pro 9.7-inch case you can buy, and it also works with the iPad Air 2. You can buy the case for $149.99 at ZAGG.