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Engadget score

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83

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Avg. critic rating

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8.3
7.3
8.8
8.1

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Avg. user rating

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8.8
8.4
9.3
9.8

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Price

$94
$76

General

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Type

Standard
Standard
Standard
Standard

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Ergonomic design

Standard / straight (Low-profile)
Standard / straight
Standard / straight
Standard / straight

Navigation

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Pointing device

No
No
Trackpad
No

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Scroll wheel

No
No
No

Design

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Adjustable height

No
No
No

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Cable organizer

No
No
No

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Palm rest

No
No
Yes
No

Other features

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Fingerprint reader

No
No
No

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Headphone jack

No
No
No

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Integrated display

No
No
No
No

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Spill resistant

No
No
No

Keys

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Key count

79
109

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Backlit keys

No
No
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Special keys

Media / volume, OS-specific keys (Mac OS)
Media / volume, OS-specific keys (Mac OS)
Media / volume, OS-specific keys, Programmable shortcuts (Windows)
Media / volume, OS-specific keys (Windows)

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Desktop software

No
Yes
Yes

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OS support

Mac OS (OS X)
Windows (7, Vista, XP)

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Simultaneous keypresses

Yes
Yes
Yes

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Key mechanism

Scissor switch
Scissor switch
Scissor switch

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Number pad

None
Integrated
None
None

Connection

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Connection type

Wireless (Bluetooth)
Wired (USB)
Wireless (Bluetooth)
Wireless (Bluetooth)

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Integrated USB hub

Yes

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USB

2.0 (2 ports)

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Battery size

AA
Rechargeable
Rechargeable

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Battery type

Li-ion (950 mAh capacity)

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Battery indicator

No
Yes

Size and Weight

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Height

1.4 inches
1.4 inches
0.43 inches

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Width

12.8 inches
18.7 inches
16.14 inches

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Depth

7.3 inches
7.3 inches
8.27 inches

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Weight

1.5 pounds
2 pounds
2.07 pounds

Pricing and Availability

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Availability

Available
Available
Available
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Discontinued (US)

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Released (US)

August 7, 2007
August 7, 2007
December 15, 2006

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Announced (US)

August 7, 2007
August 7, 2007
October 15, 2012

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Rumored (US)

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Original price

$79 USD
$49 USD
$199.99 USD
$99 USD

Colors

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Colors

Silver
White
Black
Black

General Info

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Mfr. warranty

1 year
3 years

Environmental

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