Satechi is a well-known brand that creates plenty of worthwhile accessories. Now the company is back with new backlit keyboard options and a stand made specifically for Apple’s tablet.

Today, Satechi launched four new backlit keyboards, with two wired and two wireless options. In addition to that, in an effort to upgrade your workstation (if it includes an iPad), there’s a new iPad stand to keep your tablet propped up and ready to get some work done. We’ll start with the stand, because it’s the only individual product Sastechi’s unveiling today.

The new iPad stand

The Aluminum Desktop Stand works as you’d expect: a hands-free way to prop up the tablet for easy viewing. The stand features hinges in the 180-degree stand and 135-degree base, making it possible for owners to adjust the iPad in a variety of different angles and heights for the best viewing angle.

The stand features a protective grip padding so the iPad won’t get scratched up when it’s in place. It has a space gray finish to match the new keyboards, too. Satechi says the new stand is collapsible and compact, so it should work in a variety of workstation setups.

The company says the new iPad stand is available now from its website. It’s priced at $44.99

Slim X1 wired and wireless keyboards

The Slim X1 keyboard comes in two variants: wired and wireless. The design of the keyboard stays the same, but the key difference is you can use the Bluetooth keyboard without a physical connection to your external device, while the wired one will need to be connected with the cable.

The keyboard has plenty of features, including a full range of backlit keys. It also has macOS function keys, but it can also support being connected to multiple devices (so you can switch between your iMac and your iPad, for instance). It’s a full-size keyboard, so your fingers won’t be cramped, but Satechi keeps it all in a compact design. There’s no number pad, though.

You recharge the wireless Slim X1 keyboard via the USB-C port, and Satechi includes a USB-C cable to handle that.

Here are the compatible devices, according to the company’s landing page:

  • 2020/2018 Mac Mini
  • 2020/2019 iMac
  • 2020/2019/2018/2017/2016 MacBook Pro
  • 2020/2018 MacBook Air
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max/12 Pro/12 Mini/12
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max/11 Pro/11
  • XS Max/XS/XR/X
  • 2012 & newer Mac devices

As for the wired version, it shares all of the same features. You just need to keep it wired to your external device.

The Slim X1 wireless keyboard is available now from Satechi’s website, retailing for $69.99. The wired version will be available later this month for $59.99.

Slim X3 wired and wireless keyboards

If you need, or simply jus prefer a keyboard with a built-in number pad, then the larger Slim X3 keyboard is your best bet. It features the same general aesthetic as the smaller X1, but it boasts the full additional number pad and extra keys when compared to the smaller keyboard. It comes in both a wired and Bluetooth wireless variant.

It features adjustable backlit keys, macOS and iOS function keys, the ability to switch wireless connections between devices, and it can be recharged with a USB-C cable via the USB-C port.

Here are the compatible devices, according to the accessory’s landing page:

  • 2020/2018 Mac Mini
  • 2020/2019 iMac
  • 2020/2019/2018/2017/2016 MacBook Pro
  • 2020/2018 MacBook Air
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max/12 Pro/12 Mini/12
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max/11 Pro/11
  • 2012 & newer Mac devices

The Slim X3 Bluetooth keyboard is available now from Satechi’s website. It retails for $89.99. Meanwhile, the Slim X3 wired keyboard will be available from the website starting in late January, retailing for $69.99.

Do you think you’ll be picking up any one of Satechi’s new accessories?