IFA 2012: Zagg unveils two Bluetooth keyboards for iPad

Mobile device accessories and technology company Zagg Inc. has unveiled a couple of Bluetooth keyboards for the iPad as well as a range of gaming headsets at IFA 2012 today. The keyboard accessories - the ZAGGkeys Pro and ZAGGkeys Pro Plus - have a keyboard design that provides a natural typing experience in a compact layout with dedicated function keys to operate specific iPad features, as per a press release.

Both keyboards are designed specifically with the iOS in mind and feature media and volume controls, copy and paste keys, keys for the Home and search features, etc. The two models feature magnetic closures, which means they attach magnetically to an iPad to hold it in place and protect the screen from scratches and smudges. The two keyboards are slightly different from each other, with the ZAGGkeys Pro Plus equipped with optional backlighting to help with typing in low-light backgrounds. You also have the option to select from eight colours for the backlight.

The ZAGGkeys PRO Plus Bluetooth keyboard for the iPAd

The ZAGGkeys Pro Plus Bluetooth keyboard for the iPad


The ZAGGkeys Pro and ZAGGkeys Pro Plus keyboard accessories will be available for purchase from www.zagg.com from late September. The ZAGGkeys Pro will retail for $99 (approximately Rs 5,509), and the ZAGGkeys Pro Plus will go up for sale for $129 (approximately Rs 7,179).

The iFrogz Caliber gaming headset line comprises of three headsets: the Caliber Stealth, the Caliber Axiom and the Caliber Vanguard. The Caliber Stealth is meant to be used with mobile devices, while the Axiom is compatible with most popular consoles and systems like the Xbox, PC, Mac, PlayStation 3, etc. Both include in-line controls and accessories needed for voice connections. The Caliber Vanguard features 7.1 channel audio, a retractable microphone, and an optional bass vibration feature for fully immersive gaming.

The three headsets will be available from October at www.ifrogz.com. The Caliber Stealth will sell for $59.99 (approximately Rs 3,339), the Axiom for $89.99 (approximately Rs 5,099), and $129.99 (approximately Rs 7,234) for the Vanguard.

“The ZAGGkeys PRO line and Caliber gaming lines are creative product solutions that will appeal to gadget owners and gamers for their sleek design and outstanding function,” said Derek M. Smith, Executive Vice President of Sales for ZAGG. “Adding to our successful existing product lines and branching into new categories, such as gaming, is very important for us as we continue to strengthen our position as the preferred brand in mobile accessories. The overwhelming response to our Caliber gaming line ahead of IFA is promising, and we see it as an indicator that we are heading in the right direction,” Smith added.

Published Date: Aug 31, 2012 06:36 pm | Updated Date: Aug 31, 2012 06:36 pm