Gone are the days when keyboards are referred as a simple plate with alphanumeric buttons. In the last decade, we have seen ugly, bulky monitors shaping into sleek, sexy design and now this is the era of smart, cool and stylish keyboard. Nowadays, keyboards are not used for just entering textual data but also for playing games, launching applications, controlling media and much more. The design has to be manipulated in order to fulfill all those usage requirements. So what kind of design companies came up with? Let’s find out in our latest list of super stylish PC keyboards (in no particular order).
18. The Seafarer
Usually you don’t get to see this unusual keyboard in homes and offices. This is a nautically themed keyboard with a worn in, weather beaten aesthetic. It features a gold foil map faceplate, spiral cut rods, engraved gold metallic keys and protected by thick acrylic.
17. Roll-up USB keyboard
This is the flexible keyboard with 104 keys in standard layout. You can roll it up and keep it anywhere when you are done. Moreover, the gadget is dust and moisture proof. This is best for laptop users who miss their PC keyboard while working off home.
16. Logitech diNovo Edge
It is made of laser cut from a single piece of plexiglass which further set in a brushed aluminium frame. The body is slick and stylish (11 mm thick) which comes with elegant charging base. It features Perfect key stroke, touchscreen scrolling, touch sensitive audio control, backlit hot keys and more.
15. E-BLUE COBRA EKM066BKC COINBATANT-X Advanced
This is an intense gaming keyboard with streamline structure, aurora blue illumination, and widen wrist support. The keyboard is built of graceful surface material for great tactile and dedication with 3 level support stand.
14. The Virtual Laser Keyboard
It’s a laser technology that projects a virtual keypad at any flat surface. The device can be easily connected with smartphone, tablets and laptops via Bluetooth. Moreover, it comes with rechargeable lithium ion battery.
13. Maltron Single-Handed Keyboard
Maltron is designed for those who want to perform all keyboard operations with one hand. The key arrangement matches the natural hand movement that helps to increase speed and accuracy. You can type 85 words per minute once you get handy with the device.
12. Kinesis KB500USB-BLK Advantage
This is for both PC and Mac users. The keyboard has separate keys for each hand that minimizes stretching, abduction and strain. It is packed with concave key, virtual key layout, embedded 10 key layouts, 20 degree lateral tilt design and integral palm support.
11. Handwriting Recognition Keyboard
It’s a fashionable thin design keyboard with sensitive handwriting reorganization system. The device is smart enough to understand numerous languages including English, Traditional Chinese, and Japanese.
10. Logitech G19
Logitech G19 is a gaming keyboard that has an awesome color game panel LCD display which shows system information, live game stats, image slides, video and voice communication data. It is packed with many astounding features including custom character backlighting color, 12 programmable G keys, up to 5 key input at a time, two USB 2.0 port for transferring data and more.
9. The Orbitouch
It’s an American made device that helps individual with disabilities or injuries. You need to slide the two domes to type a letter. The device fulfills the both keyboard and mouse functionality. One can obtain the speed of 35 words per minute after using it for 20 hours.
8. Tipro Custom Assembled Keyboard
The best thing about this keyboard is each key can be programmed individually. It has a flexible design with rugged plastic housing. There is also optional pointing, reading, user defined input control, custom key caps and control modules.
Price range: $120 to $1050
7. Microsoft Arc Wireless
Arc is over a foot long and less than an inch thick super flexible keyboard. It is suitable for chatting online, office works or even playing Xbox 360. It’s compact and portable structure allows you to carry it wherever you want.
6. LED Illuminated Ergonomic
Ergonomic is a high quality, intense gaming keyboard. The main keys are made of high strength ABS plastic which gives long lasting life. It features 3 LED backlight each with 4 gears to adjust, laser curving characters, comfortable palm rest, lock/unlock WIN key and more.
5. Luxeed LED Keyboard
It sparks, it glows, it shines and it even dances to the beat of music. Luxeed U5 is a fully functional illuminated keyboard with translucent keys and 430 programmable colors. It is compatible with both Windows and Mac and has anti-ghosting capability for gamers. You can also adjust effects including sparks, rainbow, slideshow or choose your own customized design.
4. Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750
This is an ultra-sleek solar power keyboard by Logitech. Any light source keeps the keyboard charged up to 3 months. Moreover, concave key design provides faster, smoother and more comfortable typing experience.
3. Mad Catz V.7
This is the gaming keyboard with multi-color backlighting (Red, Amber, Green). It has a touch control backlit dashboard control panel, twelve programmable Mad Catz keys with SST software, multimedia keys and hard wearing surface and buttons for intense gaming.
2. Optimus Maximus
It’s a fully customizable keyboard where each key is a standalone display that shows the function assigned to it. That means you can choose your own sequence of characters. It supports numerous characters (HTML codes, math functions) and languages including Cyrillic, Quenya, Ancient Greek, Hiragana, Georgian and Arabic.
You can also assign the shortcuts of frequently used websites. The keyboard has total 113 screens each with resolution of 48*48 px.
Price: $1600 to $2100
1. Mad Catz S.T.R.I.K.E.7
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This one is integrated with V.E.N.O.M. TFT-LCD Touchscreen to adjust backlighting, gaming control of external function and more. It is packed with 24 programmable macro buttons to create over 72 user definable command, numpad fix mounted positioning, 3-Part Active Palm Rest and 2 Wrist Rests.