Keyboards are the heart of any computing device. Whether you are using it for gaming or your work, a responsive and comfortable keyboard can make a lot of difference. USB keyboards are one of the most robust accessories available. There is very little that can go wrong while using these devices. Let us look at some of the best USB keyboards that you can buy in India right now. We've curated this list based on our reviews and extensive research, picking only the best to make this list of 2018. We continually refresh and update not just the products in this list, but also the pictures and prices of existing products.
Gigabyte which is renowned for making graphics cards and motherboards has come up with a potential winner in the keyboard segment. Designed with a minimalistic approach, the GK-FORCE K83 does not compromise on functionality. The keys stand up above the keyboard due to its island-style design making cleaning and maintaining a whole lot easier. For those interested in gaming, there is also an anti-slip feature to withstand the heavy usage. The keyboard uses Cherry MX Red switches which are very responsive and silent. The letters on the caps are laser etched.
This one is especially for the ones who miss the good old IBM keyboards available in the late 1980s. Unicomp has done an excellent job of utilising the age-old technology to cater it to the present audience. The Unicomp Classic utilises buckling spring key switches. Every time you press a key, it buckles the spring and registers a keystroke along with a sweet sound. The keys that are made of plastic will also give you the classic old-school feel. There are a few customisable options offered by the manufacturer.
The Lenovo KM4802 is the cheapest one on the list as it is made for the ordinary everyday user. It is a simple product with no high-end switches or programmable keys. It boasts of a simple design in standard black colour. You also get four multimedia control keys that can be used to control the music directly. It is also possible to adjust the height of the keyboard if you prefer an elevated keyboard. The device is no way comparable to other high-end keyboards mentioned in the list. However, if you are looking for a sturdy cost-effective keyboard to get the job done, Lenovo KM4802 is for you.
Logitech is synonymous with making top-notch computer accessories, but with 920-004033 it has set the bar high. The Logitech 920-004033 is a simple plug and play keyboard that does not require any software installations. The keys are above the level of the keyboard which makes typing comfortable but will lead to accumulation of dust over time. To solve this problem, Logitech has ensured that you can wash the keyboard. You can immerse it in up to 11 inches of water without causing any damage to the product. You also get three-year limited hardware warranty with this product.
Zebronics has been making cost-effective electronic devices for quite some time, and that is one of the reasons we were intrigued to review the Zebronics Mechanical Max Plus keyboard. The device is the perfect example of bang for your buck. It is a full-size keyboard with sturdy build and a rubber grip beneath the surface. You get a braided cable, elevation stands, and gold-plated USB ports. The switches used are not Cherry MX or other comparable brands, but they do a fair job. The device also offers multicolour backlighting for the gamers. The Zebronics Mechanical Max Plus is packed with features that make it a perfect product for both professional and gaming use.
Buying a keyboard is as crucial as buying your computer given the fact that you would be extensively using the keyboard as your input device. The keyboard becomes even more critical if you are a writer by profession or a gamer. While a range of keyboards are available in the market, the simple plug-and-play USB keyboards are still worth it.
There are a range of USB keyboards available which will suit a different set of requirements. We have covered a series of keyboards in our list which are totally tailor-made for different needs. From a device that will take your back to good old IBM days to the latest mechanical keyboards with LED lighting, we have it all on the list.
In general, you need to consider the design and responsiveness of the keys as it will influence the performance of the device. The length of the USB wire is also a factor if you would be using the keyboard for multiple devices.
|Gigabyte GK-FORCE K83 RED Wired||3,339||8||8||8||7||8|
|Unicomp Two Tone Ultra Classic Model M Black Buckling Spring 104 Key USB Keyboard||13,183||9||9||8||8||8.4|
|Logitech 920-004033 Wired USB Laptop Keyboard||9,938||9||8||8||7||8.1|
|Zebronics Mechanical Max Plus Wired USB Multi-device Keyboard||2,609||8||8||8||9||8|
We’ve curated this list based on our own expert reviews, overall user reviews from shopping websites like Mouthshut, Amazon, Flipkart, and expert reviews from trusted websites CNET, NotebookCheck, Laptomag, and PCmag, and Expertreviews.
As far as the weighted averages of our final expert scores are concerned, the split is: 50% for expert reviews, 25% for expert reviews from our trusted websites, and 25% for user reviews.
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