slim book

Ultra-Slim Tablet Keyboard & Detachable Case
for Apple 9.7-inch iPad Pro

Slim Book Case with Keyboard for the Apple 9.7-inch iPad Pro

slim book

Ultra-Slim Tablet Keyboard & Detachable Case
for Apple 9.7-inch iPad Pro

The ZAGG Slim Book gives you the premier mobile typing experience. It’s super thin and easy to take anywhere, and converts into one of four modes (Keyboard, Video, Case, Book) so it’s always ready for work or play.

  • Four Modes: Converts into a Keyboard, Video, Case, and Book mode.
  • Multi-Angled: Its unique hinge offers 135° of viewing angles — just like a laptop.
  • Type in the Dark: Backlit keys make typing in low-light areas easy on the eyes.
  • Lasting: A powerful lithium polymer battery provides up to two years of regular use between charges*.

Availability: In stock and ships free.

Free shipping on all new orders to the E.U.
Free shipping on all new orders to the E.U.
Ultra Slim

Ultra Slim

Measuring a mere 14.8mm, the Slim Book lives up to its name – making it simple for you to take anywhere.

4 Modes
Type Naturally

Type Naturally

Type just as fast and naturally as on a traditional laptop keyboard thanks to the Slim Book’s perfectly spaced, island-style keys. Don’t continue battling smaller keyboards that slow you down and make typing awkward. Email, take notes, blog, and more the way you’re used to with the best typing experience available. And, with backlit keys, you can type late into the night without slowing down.

Type Faster

Type Faster: Perfectly spaced keys maximize space for faster, more natural typing – just like a laptop.

Type in the Dark

Type in the Dark: Light the way and make low-light typing easy with backlit keys you can adjust to three brightness levels.

Take the Shortcut

Take the Shortcut: The Slim Book includes all your favorite shortcut keys, plus a few more to make your mobile typing faster and easier.

Type, Don’t Tap

Type, Don’t Tap

Why waste time with mobile keyboards that cramp your style and prevent you from working and playing the way you want? Experience mobile typing the way it was meant to be with the Slim Book’s spacious keyboard.
Tech Specs
Slim Book 135 Degree Hinge and Island-Style Keys
The ultra-slim design is easy to carry when you’re on the go.
Magnets preserve battery life by activating your iPad’s sleep/wake function.
Backlit keys make low-light typing easy.
A two-year battery life keeps you going longer than most other keyboards so you can do more without stopping to charge*. *Using the backlit feature will impact battery life and require more frequent charging
  • Battery Life:

    Battery Life: 2 Years Battery Type: Lithium Polymer
  • Backlighting:

    Backlit & Non-Backlit Versions
  • Multi-Angle Viewing:

  • Detachable Case:

  • Warranty:

    1-Year Warranty
  • Tablet Function Keys:

  • Island-Style Keys:

  • Language Options Available:

  • InvisibleShield Friendly:

  • Materials:

    Polycarbonate and Aluminum
  • Hinge Mechanism:

  • What’s Included:

    Slim Book Keyboard and Top Case, Micro USB Charging Cable, Quick Start Guide


Owner's manual
Created with Sketch. Slim Book Online Manual

Reviews & Questions

Slim Book Case with Backlit Keyboard for the Apple 9.7-inch iPad Pro (English US) is rated 3.5 out of 5 by 251.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is. Great product. Truly makes my ipad a small computer. I prefer to type on this keyboard than on any other. Very fast, responsive and accurate. I've been using this or the prior version since I bought my first ipad. I've also had to deal with ZAAG customer service and the service is as good as the product. don't think twice before buying this product. You won't regret i.
Date published: 2017-04-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a really great product! I really enjoy using the backlit keyboard, when I'm sitting outside at night! It's much easier, and faster to use, than the keyboard on my iPad!
Date published: 2017-04-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE IT This is my second SlimBook Case, I loved the one for my iPad mini so much I had to have one for my iPad Air 2.. I love the versatility. The backlit keyboard is great. Bluetooth works flawlessly and the keyboard always shows up right away. I love the tactil feel of the keyboard keys when I type. If I had one negative thing to say it would be that the keyboard is heavy. Thanks Zagg for making a great product.
Date published: 2017-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from iPad Air keyboard It's like my old one , but this one works. Cost me to much to return the old one.
Date published: 2017-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product from a company that cares I'm using this keyboard with a 9.7 IPad Pro and the combination really works for me. I like the keyboard for it's sturdiness, which allows me to position in on my lap for typing while riding as a passenger on an airplane, or in a car. The lighted keys solved a problem I was having while using the system on the patio as darkness approaches. I had a problem with the hinge and when I contacted Zagg they responded immediately, professionally, and the problem was resolved. Very impressive customer service.
Date published: 2017-04-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use. connection is easy. Meets my needs. Lightweight.
Date published: 2017-04-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE I love the keyboard. It has excellent features (i.e. lighted keys) and works very well. The plastic shell that hold my iPad broke near the volume buttons a couple months after I bought the keypad. I contacted customer service and they replaced it. I have bought keyboards for my wife and both of our teenage kids.
Date published: 2017-04-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love it. i received this through a work sponsored promo and it was a blessing to make it so much easier to send messages. the plastic hinge portion had an issue and cracked but the warranty process was easy and I had a replacement within days.
Date published: 2017-04-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Convenient It was a replacement for one I had for almost 2 years.
Date published: 2017-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Turns your iPad into a mini laptop This is my second case (they can be quite delicate and must be handled with care). However the Zagg case totally changes the ease with which you can use your iPad.
Date published: 2017-03-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My third Zagg and I love it! I bought my third iPad and needed a new keyboard, no question that it would be a Zagg, but which one. First time I only had one option, now there were so many choices. But as soon as it arrived I knew that I had made the right choice for me. Super lightweight but has the protection that I need for everyday use. The keyboard is easy to use and fully functional, the backlighting is great for working in dim lighting. Some reviews raised concerns about not having cutouts for the speakers, the case actually has channels that direct the sound forward, something that I was doing with my hands before I got the got the case, so this iPad has four speakers and I have only two hands this makes the case totally awesome in my book! A great investment to protect your iPad and improve productivity.
Date published: 2017-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the back lit keyboard! This folio case is very nice. I have owned several keyboard cases for various iPads and this is the best. The removable backlit keyboard is why. Being able to change the colors of the keys is nice. Being able to remove be the iPad from the keyboard is awesome. With other folios, you have to remove the iPad from the case but this one separates nicely-but only when you want it to. It wakes when opened. It's fairly thin and light. Provides protection and holes for all buttons and ports.
Date published: 2017-03-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Gift Love the lighted keyboard and the magnetic attachment that makes it easy to take it apart to read
Date published: 2017-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! I love this keyboard and the protection it gives my iPad Pro. My only issue is that the hinge somehow locked up, making it difficult to get enough of an angle to see the iPad, and one of the male nubs that the iPad fits into when locking it into the keyboard broke off. But the quality is otherwise very nice and I really like the feel of the keyboard and its features.
Date published: 2017-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best keyboard for iPad Pro Purchased with new iPad Pro. Bluetooth connectivity very easy, and battery life exceptional. Streamline design added very little weight to the ipad, and keyboard sensitivity is similar to my Macbook. Had minor problem, but warranty and return process was a breeze. Customer service and email communication was timely and reliable.
Date published: 2016-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great accessory Easy to use in the dark. Very sturdy protection for the iPad. Long lasting in between charges
Date published: 2016-10-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hassle-Free Replacement of Slimbook Case I bought my slimbook case in May 2016. The hinge cracked and the display was not able to open all the way. I contacted Zagg Customer Service and they replaced the case without question; it pays to register your product after purchasing. Kudos to Zagg and their customer service team for a hassle-free resolution on my defective case. The new slimbook replacement only took 3 days to arrive.
Date published: 2016-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Keyboards I got it about a month a go. Best keyboard I have ever used. THANK YOU THAANK YOU I OVE IT.
Date published: 2016-09-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Many Options I bought two, one for my husband and one for myself. We both really like that the ipad detaches so that it can be used in different ways. Comfortable keyboard and I love the backlight.
Date published: 2016-09-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from full functionality of keyboard I am happy with it and its working relationship with my iPad. Love it.
Date published: 2016-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Supreme upgrade from prior models and the competit Compared to the SlimBook iPad Air 2, the Keyboard weighs less and has multiple back-lit covers. The cover has a bit more weight and is more durable, does not cover the flash on the iPad Pro 9.7 and re-directs the four speakers forward! When compared to the Apple Smart Keyboard Cover, it is nice to orient the screen in any of the 135 degrees necessary, have back-lit keys, and protects the iPad form all directions without having to purchase a separate case.
Date published: 2016-08-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amplifies usability and writing ease. The ability to write in italics, bold, and use standard keyboard moves turns my iPad into a much greater featured device; the significant protection adds to my mobile use too.
Date published: 2016-08-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Choice I purchased the new Zagg Slim Book Case when I purchased a new iPad Pro approximately two months ago. I was looking for something smaller and more portable than my notebook computer, that I could use for day trips and client visits,or whenever a notebook computer was more than I needed. I narrowed it down to the new Apple keyboard and the Zagg Slim Book. I chose the Zagg because it had the back lit keyboard, it was more rugid, and provided more protection for the iPad Pro compared to the Apple keyboard. I also didn't like the way the Apple Keyoard doesn't lay flat against the IPad when closed. I have been using the Zagg regularly since then. I am very happy with the selection. While the Zagg is slightly heavier than the Apple keyboard (mostly because it includes the protective case for the IPad, along with the keyboard) it poses no issues for me in terms of portability. The Zagg Slim Book keyboard has a great key spring feel, snaps easily on and off the iPad, and turns your iPad Pro into a great typing tool for note taking, as well as document, spreadsheet and emai processing. The backlit keyboard is a must for me and makes typing in low light conditions a breeze. I saw somewhere in the documentation that the battery in the Zagg keyboard was designed to last up to 2 months with standard usage before needing a charge. I am averaging about 1 week in between charges with about 2 hours of usage a day. Not bad at all, but no-where near the 2 months of battery life as advertised. That being said, I would highly recommend the Zagg Slim Book Keyoard case to anyone looking for a portable, light weight, sturdy keyboard protective case for your IPad Pro.
Date published: 2016-07-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product This product is simplistic an gives four all the features you want.Lightweight an easy to access.
Date published: 2016-07-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I am very happy with my slim book. It was easy to set up no very easy to use!
Date published: 2016-07-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great buy This has been the best thing possible for my iPad Pro, what a terrific product.
Date published: 2016-06-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AWESOME! I absolutely love this case. It is the perfect fit & great for travel! Only have issue with opening that iPad 'pops' oyt very easily but I have a replacement on the way! I would highly refer everyone to ZAGG!!
Date published: 2016-06-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect accessory for an iPad Pro I bought the Slim Book 2 months ago after reading a lot of positive reviews about it online. Firstly thank you to everyone who recommended this awesome product, secondly thank you to Zagg for making an awesome keyboard for my iPad Pro & thirdly thank you to Zagg's great customer service rep Bobby, who helped me when I was frantically trying to order the Slim Book only to find it sold out. He informed me that the Slim Book was sold out but more was to be in stock soon & that I could place a pre-order. I'm so happy with this product that I don't think I can use my iPad without it. I've been bragging about it to my friends & family from the day it arrived in the post. Not only is it functional but it is comfortable & oh so easy to use. Great for searching for recipes & have the instructions easily visible & ideal for watching movies. Best partner in crime an iPad could ever have!
Date published: 2016-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great keyboard ... Sorry guys... I am one of owner of this keyboard in Asia... Singapore !! Finally I got it today !! It took 15 days to land to Singapore from the time I ordered... Great keyboard.. If you need to type a lot, this keyboard u need to have, u must have... !!! This is my 2nd keyboard. First one for iPad retina, now is iPad Pro 9.7... Great...wait for it... U will not regrets...
Date published: 2016-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best keyboard and case ever!! Bought several weeks ago and I love it. I am a fan of zagg keyboards for IPad, this is my second one.
Date published: 2016-05-16
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Does the slimbook have 4 cut outs for the 4 speakers?

Asked by: Trees
There are channels on either side of the iPad that guide the sound toward the user. This is actually a better solution that simple cutouts for the speakers.
Answered by: EdFromTabletPCReview
Date published: 2018-01-28

I just ordered one and received an email that says the estimated ship date is May 24th. Is this accurate or are your still scheduled to begin shipping this week?

Asked by: Rich1
This answer and all other answers related to shipping are false.. Per customer service the emails are correct saying they will ship at the end of the month.. Very disappointed... 
Answered by: Rich1
Date published: 2016-05-18

Why are there no cut outs for the speakers on the slim book for the 9.7 inch iPad Pro? Will there be a new batch with the speaker cutouts? The case for the 12.9 iPad Pro has them. Thank you. 

Asked by: Lara11
This is by design. In order to create the speaker openings without sacrificing quality, we made it so that there are small sound channels built into the plastic that channel the sound to the front of your iPad. The sound is no different than if there were speaker holes. If you look, there are small cutouts in the plastic where the speakers are located. Please contact customer service with any additional questions. Thanks!
Answered by: Anna J
Date published: 2018-08-02

Has the hinge issue been upgraded yet?  I don' wan to buy this based on the many reviews of the hinge issue but may consider if a new model has been released. 

Asked by: Margaret12345678
No... hinge can still be a problem if the unit is manufactured incorrectly. I suggest you look at the Slim Book Pro for the iPad which uses a better hinge design.
Answered by: philotrek
Date published: 2017-03-09

Want to clarify — can I use this keyboard with the 5th generation 9.7 2017 model iPad that is NOT an iPad Pro?

Asked by: BrightonC
No. To browse keyboards compatible with the iPad 9.7", go to:
Answered by: Anne T
Date published: 2018-04-15

can i use the ipad pro slim book with the ipad air 2

Asked by: maxd
Yes, the Slim Book for Apple iPad Pro 9.7 is compatible with the iPad Air 2. Thanks, ZAGG
Answered by: Emran
Date published: 2017-03-21

Is the case for the iPad Pro 9.7 going to have a place/holder for the pencil?

Asked by: amw1
No, it doesn't. I will suggest feedback to the designers though.
Answered by: Patricia G
Date published: 2016-04-09

Will ZAGG produce a version of the Slimbook for the IPAD PRO 10.5?

Asked by: Srmm
We're working around the clock to develop new products for the most recent phones on the market. The best way to keep up to date on new products and product compatibility is to join our newsletter at (located at the bottom of the page).
Answered by: Anne T
Date published: 2017-10-27
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