Mechanical keyboards are slowly gaining popularity with the techies because of the palpable response and the impression that they don’t get from a standard keyboard. Mechanical keyboards are not just like any other keyboards. They will enhance your typing experience and gives you a variety of options to choose from so that you can find the keys that fit your requirement. If you are planning to change to a mechanical keyboard, have a look at the list below. Here are some of the best mechanical keyboards available for 2016:
This typewriter inspired mechanical keyboard is entirely in an aluminium metal alloy with mechanical switches that provide a unique clicky tactile feel. It connects wirelessly via Bluetooth to iPhones, iPads, Macbooks, Tablets, and more. The typewriter inspired keycaps to have concave surfaces and touch-type support, and is both beautiful and easy to use. The built-in stand can accommodate tablets up to 10 inches wide and ½ inch thick. Qwerkywriter’s Return Bar works as an ENTER key, and is also programmable, remembering up to 5 characters.
Das Keyboard 5Q
Das Keyboard 5Q is a cloud-connected, open API RGB mechanic keyboard. This keyboard allows each key to be color-controlled over the internet and implement superior RGB LED brightness and unmatched response time. Along with this, the Das Keyboard 5Q helps you get more work done by streaming information directly to your keyboard. Das Keyboard 5Q has Gamma Zulu switches by Omron that can resist 100 million actuations. They have put 104 of them on each keyboard, and they actuate at 1.5mm and can move up to 3.5mm.
The K780 Multi-device is a full-sized computer keyboard with numbers pad, which also works perfectly with smartphones and tablets. The wireless connection is robust with 10m/35ft and 128 bit AES encryption between the keyboard and the connected device. The K780 provides up to 24 months of battery life, with auto-sleep, on/off button and a battery status light. The integrated rubber cradle holds a variety of devices from smartphones to iPad Pro. You can connect up to three devices at a time. It is compatible with Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS.
Corsair K95 RGB
The K95 RGB is a mechanical gaming keyboard with 100% mechanical switches, 18 G keys, and RGB color per-key backlighting. Each key is assigned a unique backlighting color. The Cherry MX Red switches provide fast actuation, and easy response.18 G-keys provide 108 macros for faster gaming, in three sets of 36 programmable functions each. It has a detachable soft-touch wrist rest. The Corsair Utility Engine helps you to design your own lighting patterns and animations.
This multi-device Bluetooth keyboard allows comfort and convenience. It gives the feel of desktop typing on your smartphone and tablet. It connects to all Bluetooth wireless devices that support external keyboards. You can take this Bluetooth keyboard anywhere with you and type on any compatible computer, smartphone, or tablet. You can connect up to three devices simultaneously and simply touch a button to start typing on a different device. The K380 gets 2-year battery life out of the two AAA alkaline batteries that are pre-installed.
So those were the top mechanical keyboards that are in available in the market to give you a totally different experience. Considering we spend almost 10 hours of our days in the front of computers, investing in a product like this totally valid. Go out, choose your perfect mechanical keyboard!
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