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I am considering a New iPad and need to know what a smart connector is to help me with my decision

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The Smart Connector transfers both data and power between iPad Pro and the Smart Keyboard — no batteries or charging required. Just attach the keyboard and start typing. When you remove it, the onscreen keyboard automatically reappears.

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From iPad Pro - Smart Keyboard - Apple


The Smart Connector transfers both data and power between iPad Pro and the Smart Keyboard — no batteries or charging required. Just attach the keyboard and start typing. When you remove it, the onscreen keyboard automatically reappears.

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It's the three circles on the edge of the iPad Pro, that connect to the smart keyboard. It's a built in part of the iPad Pro models.

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It is not available on the 9.7" 6th Generation iPad if that affects your decision any.

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