The K8 has included keycaps for both Windows and Mac operating systems. Hot-swappable version comes with Keychron switch pre-installed.
A TENKEYLESS WIRELESS MECHANICAL KEYBOARD
Engineered to maximize your productivity with most popular TKL layout. The hot-swappable option offers the freedom to easily personalize your typing experience without soldering. With largest battery, the K8 Non-Backlit Version can last up to 2 months.
WIRELESS AND WIRED MODES
Connects with up to 3 devices via Bluetooth and switch among them easily. With high reliable and broad compatibility Broadcom Bluetooth 5.1 chipset, the K8 is best to fit home, office and light gaming use while connecting with your smartphone, laptop and iPad. It also has wired mode with USB Type-C connection.
Keychron Mechanical Switch
Our homemade Keychron mechanical switch comes with a durable 50 million keystroke lifespan to provide an unrivaled tactile responsiveness
Hot-swappable means to customize your typing experience without soldering, just pop them in and it’s done..
*Both Keychron Optical and Gateron (Hot-swappable) keyboard types support altering switches.Socket of Gateron (Hot-swappable) is compatible with almost all the MX style 3pin and 5pin mechanical switches on the market (including Gateron, Cherry, Kailh, etc.). SMD-LED compatible switches are the best for showing the backlights.
Designed with versatility in mind, you can access your smart assistant with the dedicated screenshot Key, Siri (Cortana）key, and screen lock key on the K8.
Tenkeyless layout is one of the most popular among mechanical keyboards. It offers convenient access to all the essential multimedia and function keys for Mac and Windows in a compact size.
The K8 Non-Backlit Version can even be used for around 2 months (8 hrs of daily usage), or up to 570 hours with a single charge.
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Number of Keys: 87 keys
Switches: Keychron Mechanical
Number of Multimedia Keys: 12
Frame Material: ABS
Keycap Material: Double-Shot ABS
Keycap Profile: OEM
Polling Rate (Wired Mode): 1000Hz
Polling Rate (Wireless Mode): 90Hz
CONNECTIVITY AND POWER
Battery: 4000mAh Rechargeable li-polymer battery
BT Working Time: Up to 570 hours (Lab test result may vary by actual use)
Connection: Bluetooth and Type-C cable
Bluetooth version: 5.1
Bluetooth Device Name: Keychron K8
Compatible System: macOS/Windows
Dimension (Plastic frame version): 355 x 123mm
Weight: About 740g / 26.1oz
Dimension (Aluminum bezels version): 359 x 127mm
Height incl. keycap (front) 35mm
Height incl. keycap (rear) 42mm
Weight: About 887g / 31.2oz
Operating Environment: -10 to 50℃
1 x Keyboard
1 x USB-A to USB Type-C Cable
1 x Keycap Puller
1 x Switch Puller (For Optical and Hot-swappable version only)
1 x User Manual
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