According to newly leaked documents, Microsoft might be working on a Touch Cover for iPad. The document also identifies the device as “Model 1719”. Apart from the name, however, little is known about the purpose of the new iPad cover from Microsoft.
However, the cover contains a battery means that it is a kind of wireless keyboard cover. With 0.814 watt hours, it has a very small current storage, but it should be a button cell.
On the other hand, it seems more likely that the idea of using the Microsoft iPad touch cover for the cheaper, simple iPad could be targeted.
It would be possible that the cover to use Microsoft products and services on the iPad. For example, Office applications might have special features or a Cortana key.
Microsoft is yet to make any official announcement regarding a Touch Cover for the iPad.