Logitech today announced the new Logi Base for the iPad Pro, a charging dock that makes use of the Pro’s connector pins to charge and sync the tablet with a computer. The Base, which supports both the 12.9-inch and 9.7-inch versions of the iPad Pro, is made from aluminum, has a non-slip base and magnets to easily align the iPad with the charging pins, and sells for $99.99.
The Logi Base is similar to Apple’s charging dock for the iPhone, but is obviously larger and designed to hold the iPad Pro’s weight. It can be used to display the tablet in a variety of locations, such as at a desk, in the kitchen, or on a nightstand. The use of the iPad’s Smart Connector is clever, as you don’t have to fuss with plugging in a cable when you need to charge or unplugging it when it’s time to leave. My only complaint is that you need to remove the iPad from the Smart Cover or Smart Keyboard before putting on the Base.
If that sounds like something you’re interested in, you can buy the Logi Base from Logitech or Apple starting today.