Our digital age has turned the process of typing a lot more prevalent than before. Made to provide a tactile feel just like typewriters, mechanical keyboards aren’t just great for gaming but also for typing. Not only that, but mechanical keyboards have a longer life span at about minimum 10 years under heavy use in comparison to 2 years for rubber dome ones.
Moreover, there have been notable changes with traditional keyboards to bring wireless or ergonomic experiences to users. As such, it’s more comfortable and user-friendly for anyone!
Here are our favourite mechanical keyboards that makes typing a joy again!
Best mechanical keyboard for all-day touch typing
Price from RM795.00
For those seeking a premium typing experience, look for the sleek Das Keyboard 4 Professional. This keyboard grants users accurate tactile and audio feedback for swift key stroke precision. Besides that, it’s suitable for touch typing due to its innovative combination of Cherry and Costar key stabilisers. Here’s what’s cooler – the ergonomic footbar also works as a 16-ruler!
Best mechanical keyboard for typing with Mac
Price from RM450.00
If you want to stick close to Mac’s sleek simplicity, consider the Logitech G613 keyboard. It’s made of Romer-G Tactile mechanical switches with 25% faster keystrokes and with less noise. The keyboard’s LIGHTSPEED wireless engineering also allows it to perform as well as a wired keyboard. What’s more, it has 70 million key stroke lifespan for long-lasting usage. That’s over 10 years of heavy use!
Best ergonomic mechanical keyboard - for typing in the office
Price from RM239.00
Once you’ve spent a lot of time typing in the office, you’ll realise the need for an ergonomic keyboard. The best-selling Microsoft Natural keyboards are known to reduce symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. After all, your wrists will be cushioned against its plush palm rest in a natural angle. You’ll also have handy hot-keys and an easily accessible Zoom Slider!
The Logitech Wireless Touch Keyboard K400 Plus isn’t just a wireless keyboard – it has a 3.5-inch touchpad for you to navigate as well! This media-friendly keyboard has shortcuts for Windows and Android devices, making it user-friendly and accessible. What’s more, you can even personalise the key and touchpad settings! With this, you can be in control no matter where.
Best tenkeyless (TKL) mechanical keyboard for typing
Price from RM428.00
The Logitech G Pro TKL keyboard is an e-sports gamer’s dream. Apart from that, it’s also suitable for ultra-responsive typing due to its Keystroke Signal Processing. This keyboard has a 26-key rollover with multi-key input that allows for simultaneous key presses at once for fast results. Its Romer-G Tactile mechanical switches grant durability and quiet keyboard usage.
The Corsair K70 LUX keyboard is integrated with CHERRY® MX SILENT mechanical switches which are 30% quieter compared to other mechanical switches. They allow you to type without bothering those around you with clicking noises. You’ll also experience a 100% anti-ghosting for accurate typing performance regardless of your typing speed.
There’s no better way to type and game with Corsair K95 RGB Platinum. This high-performance keyboard comes with CHERRY® MX BROWN mechanical switches for fast actuation and light tactile feedback. In other words, it’s perfect for typists and gamers alike. The keyboard also features an innovative LightEdge full RGB technology for a customisable and colourful experience.
Best mechanical keyboard for fast typing
Price from RM264.00
The mecha-membrane typing experience may be foreign to many but it can give one of the most revolutionary typing experience. This keyboard merges crisp tactile clicks with soft rubber dome membrane for fast actuation with every key stroke. Moreover, the keyboard features mid-height keycaps to further boost actuation speed. We also love its ergonomic wrist rest!
Don’t be deceived by the price point; this mechanical keyboard works just like keyboards twice its price. This backlit RGB keyboard has a long lifespan with 50 million keystrokes and spare accessories to replace broken parts. It’s even embedded with Dual FR-4 Fibreglass PCB for enhanced electronic durability. Besides that, you can enjoy its 18 different lighting modes!
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