An updated version of Apple’s wireless keyboard appeared on Apple’s Czech Republic online store on Monday, most notably packing a backlit keyboard.

Apple hasn’t updated the product description noting the backlit feature, however the F5 and F6 keys indicate dimming and brightening functionality like found on Apple’s laptop line. The keys have also seen a slight redesign, and the CD eject button has been replaced with a power button. 

We’ll be tracking other Apple Stores for more information. We’ve reached out to Apple in hopes of learning more.

We wonder if the new keyboard packs the reinvented “butterfly” mechanism, which more evenly distributes the pressure on a single key than the traditional “scissor” mechanism. It supposedly moves less and can provide a better typing experience, Apple said, when it unveiled the feature on the new MacBook.

Update 4:00PM EST: Still nothing from Apple on the rest of its online stores.

Source: via Roman Zavrel

  • Petr

    Sooo nice to see my country here :33

  • SMH

    why is there no wireless keyboard with numberpad….

    • Ángel Javier Esquivel

      That’ll be awesome! But no 🙁

    • James G

      No idea why they haven’t done this. The wired one mustn’t sell much at all. I think Logitech has a nice wireless one that comes in Mac white.

    • Derp

      Apple: Because FK YOU! ..l.. That’s why.

    • You mean like this (http://bit. ly/1xdTE3C) or this (http://amzn. to/1xdTLMP)? Not from Apple for sure though…

    • Cameron

      there are plenty of equivalents with it, even some that look very much like the Apple keyboard.

  • Apple should have added the backlit keys before. Oh well. Mine still works.

  • iLegend

    No numpad? again?
    Well, nothing beats the mechanical keyboard!

    • stylesbeyond

      if you’re a gamer mechanical is ok not great

  • Thanks Apple. Can we get some different colors now? Oh and a number pad. Thanks a bunch!

  • Andrew

    And there goes the battery life

  • Ángel Javier Esquivel

    I think that if they’re updating the wireless keyboard, I think I would also expect an updated Force-Touch Wireless Trackpad

  • James G

    Give us force touch external trackpads & Magic Mouse!

  • Stephaughn Alston

    Does this also have that new butterfly affect?

  • stylesbeyond

    i have that keyboard its rubbish no forward and back keys for media and sits flat and dies fast i went back to my apple keyboard