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Logitech K800 Wireless Illuminated Keyboard Review

Not everyone want an old fashioned wired keyboard; yet not everyone wants GAMING keyboard either. For this growing niche of consumers who desire something different without being TOO different Logitech created their Illuminated Ultra-thin keyboard which offer a bevy of features with a style which is neither too conservative nor too “out there”. Now Logitech is back with a WIRELESS version of it and dubbed it the K800. Does the K800 Wireless Illuminated Keyboard not only live up but surpass peoples expectations of what a wireless keyboard should be?

Review Verdict

The Logitech K800 Wireless Illuminated Keyboard certainly is a great keyboard and the fact that it is wireless is just a bonus. Its combination of down right SMOOTH yet precise keys combined with adjustable backlighting make is a great choice for both HTPC and main system environments. If you can get used to the almost odd feeling of the layout, it may just be perfect for your needs.

Pros & Cons

  • Easy to control the variable white¬†backlighting
  • Backlighting can be turned OFF
  • No software required
  • Ultra comfortable keys
  • Stylish design
  • Wireless mode works very well
  • Wired charging
  • Replaceable AA batteries
  • Proximity sensor turns off backlight to save battery life
  • Key press feel may not appeal to everyone
  • ULTRA small integrated wrist rest
  • While backlight intensity is adjustable, COLOUR is not.
  • Lacklighting does reduce battery life
  • 2000mAh batteries included. Should be 3000+mAh

Essential Specs & Stats

  • Keyboard type: Wireless silm-profile keyboard
  • Keyboard dimensions: 18.4″ x 8.2″ x 2.3″
  • Other features: Adjustable white LED backlighting, wireless
  • Extra USB ports: None
  • Power source: Bus-powered
  • Warranty: Three years
  • Released date: October 2010

Package Content

  • Logitech K800 Wireless Illuminated Keyboard
  • Logitech Unifying transceiver
  • USB charging cable
  • User documentation

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