Keyboards comparing Keyboards

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Engadget score

75
59
pending
83
83

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Avg. critic rating

7.6
6.5
8.0
8.1
8.3

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Avg. user rating

8.0
8.1
8.7
9.8
8.8

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Price

$25
$72

General

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Type

Standard
Portable / handheld
Standard
Standard
Standard

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Ergonomic design

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

Navigation

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Pointing device

No
No
No
No

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Scroll wheel

No
No
No
No

Design

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Adjustable height

Yes
No
No
No

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Cable organizer

No
No
No
No
No

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Palm rest

Detachable
No
Yes
No
No

Other features

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Fingerprint reader

No
No
No
No
No

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Headphone jack

No
No
No
No
No

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Integrated display

No
No
No
No
No

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Spill resistant

No
No
No
No
No

Keys

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Key count

79

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Backlit keys

No
No
Yes
No

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Special keys

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

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Desktop software

No

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OS support

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Simultaneous keypresses

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

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Key mechanism

Membrane
Scissor switch
Scissor switch

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Number pad

Integrated
None
External
None
None

Connection

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Connection type

Wireless
Wireless (Bluetooth)
Wireless (Bluetooth)
Wireless (Bluetooth)

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Integrated USB hub

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USB

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Battery size

AAA
Rechargeable
Rechargeable
AA

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Battery type

Li-ion

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Battery indicator

Yes
No

Size and Weight

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Height

1.4 inches

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Width

15.28 inches
12.8 inches

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Depth

8.19 inches
7.3 inches

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Weight

0.05 ounces
1.5 pounds

Pricing and Availability

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Availability

Available
Available
Pre-release
Available
Available

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Discontinued (US)

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Released (US)

December 1, 2012
August 7, 2007

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Announced (US)

September 19, 2012
August 13, 2013
October 15, 2012
August 7, 2007

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Rumored (US)

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Original price

$59.95 USD
$129 USD
$99 USD
$79 USD

Colors

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Colors

Black
Black
Black
Black
Silver

General Info

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Mfr. warranty

Environmental

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