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Arteck HB030B Universal Slim Portable Wireless Bluetooth 3 0 7 Colors Backlit Keyboard with Built in Rechargeable Battery Black

Last Updated: January 14, 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.5
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
999
Old Reviews
45
Unverified
45
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Review Summary - 909 recent, verified reviews

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Keyboard
 473
keys, typing, key, backlit, keyboards
+90%
-10%
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" ...  The keyboard connects quickly and easily to my devices (although it was a bit slower to link up to my macbook than my samsung tablet and iphone), folds to holds a tablet or phone up easily, and feels really pleasant to the touch. ... I enjoy the backlight, too!  ...  "
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" ...  This keyboard connects (via bluetooth) reliably and seems to be much more durable. ... I have not had any issues with keys coming off like other users.  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome keyboard, I can't complain at all, its very slim and easy to carry, and sync very easy with every single device!  ...  "
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" ...  Smaller than what I thought but wow such a cool keyboard.  ...  "
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" ...  I was pleasantly surprised with this keyboard when I received it. ... I bought the keyboard cover (9.99) to go with it  ...  "
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" ...  The keys feel pretty good. ... It doesn’t feel high end but the keys are def a pleasure to type with. ... I really enjoying typing on it. ... It feels closer to a real keyboard than the latest keyboard integrated cases from apple. ... the 12.9 inch iPad is huge, so I didn’t want a big key board case given I still wanted to use it as a tablet, but at work I wanted a keyboard.  ...  "
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" ...  Abd the backlit keys makes it great to use in the dark or low lighting!  ...  "
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" ...  I really liked it especially because you can change the color of the led backlit. ... #good looking keyboard with well spaced keys. ... Arteck customer service contacted me and offered me a free replacement even though it has been 4 months since i got the keyboard.  ...  "
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Device Compatibility
 236
ipad, bluetooth, tablet, connected, paired
+84%
-16%
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" ...  I bought this on Amazon for $19.99 to use with my iPad.  ...  "
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" ...  It works well enough, just not something I would buy for a desktop.  ...  "
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" ...  and right out of the box this keyboard was recognized.  ...  "
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" ...  Always ready with my Ipad air 2.  ...  "
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" ...  I would recommend this product to anyone looking for a blue tooth keyboard.  ...  "
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" ...  Pairs almost instantly with both of my PCs and my Samsung Galaxy S5 (yeah go ahead, laugh, it's the last decent phone Samsung ever made).  ...  "
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" ...  This works great on my Microsoft Surface Pro 3.  ...  "
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" ...  Love this so easy to use along with my iPad!!  ...  "
Comfort
 107
keyboard, typing, hands, type, key
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Feels well made.  ...  "
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" ...  Great "key feel" meaning when I press the keys it actually feels like a decent keyboard. ... I would love to have an extra inch in width just to make the keyboard more comfortable .  ...  "
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" ...  The lights are beautiful the touch is great it can even fit in my pocket but large enough to be comfortable.  ...  "
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" ...  Could never find something that was comfortable for me.  ...  "
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" ...  Cheap, light, very compact, yet very comfortable to type on.  ...  "
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" ...  It is very well made, I love the feel of the keys, the backlighting, everything.  ...  "
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" ...  small, nice typing mechanics, and overall well-designed.  ...  "
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" ...  Finally stumbled upon the correct keys.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 92
update, stopped working, working, keyboard, couple
+51%
-49%
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" ...  I contacted Arteck and within a few days, they sent me a free replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  Me last one lasted 2 years.  ...  "
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" ...  It is small and so far it has had 0 issues.  ...  "
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" ...  For the past 3 or so months, worked flawlessly, great charge capacity (even when I am using all day, it lasts and lasts . ) ... Well, it was good while it lasted.  ...  "
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" ...  Have yet to try it with my Surface Pro but will update with any issues.  ...  "
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" ...  Great, featherweight keypad - it's been on the road for months and works great  ...  "
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" ...  Had it for a week and has worked great.  ...  "
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" ...  Working good so far.  ...  "
Size
 90
small, compact, portable, slim, thin
+98%
-2%
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" ...  Small enough to be compact and big enough to do the job.  ...  "
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" ...  I needed a light weight portable keyboard.  ...  "
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" ...  Beautiful design, lovely backlighting, nice compact size, but .  ...  "
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" ...  It lights up in the dark, is easily portable, and fits in bags and backpacks.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to throw in my laptop bag.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the size.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to store in my carrying case.  ...  "
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" ...  It is extremely slim and compact and would fit alongside the iPad in any case or sleeve you wanna keep it in (seriously, this thing is slim).  ...  "
Bluetooth
 87
keyboard, connect, pairing, paired, ipad
+84%
-16%
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" ...  Anyways bluetooth capable and i've had no problems connecting it with my ipad air 2.  ...  "
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" ...  Really unfortunate as this was one of my favorite bluetooth keyboards, especially for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  After pairing, I can turn on the keyboard and it begins working right away.  ...  "
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" ...  Very good connects quick  ...  "
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" ...  The most comfy bluetooth out there for this price!  ...  "
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" ...  Just the right size Bluetooth keyboard for my tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  when it is able to stay connected via bluetooth to my computer.  ...  "
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" ...  I can't recall how I came across it, but I had my first bluetooth keyboard that was designed specifically for Android. ... It was ridiculously simple to pair with my phone and within less than 3 minutes of opening it up, I was using it on my phone. ... All in all, if you are considering a portable bluetooth keyboard, I simply cannot recommend this highly enough.  ...  "
Color
 77
color, backlight, change, nice, different
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Like being able to change the color to fit my mood.  ...  "
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" ...  The backlight is very nice- each color has a secondary “enhanced” setting.  ...  "
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" ...  He's not very picky but I bought this one based on the other reviews and the fact that it can change colors I feel like it was a quality purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  The colors are vibrant, but not overpowering when you use them in a dimmed room.  ...  "
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" ...  I love all of the different back light colors that you can choose from.  ...  "
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" ...  In addition, it has a dramatic backlighting feature in multiple colors.  ...  "
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" ...  The backlighting has several options, not just the three primary colors, and are very nice.  ...  "
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" ...  Loved the color change options.  ...  "
Controls
 76
key, press, fn, keyboard, esc
+61%
-39%
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" ...  Am getting repeat keys on many words in a sentance.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and nice to have the on/off button on the front (my previous keyboards had it on the back).  ...  "
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" ...  The keys are quiet,and do not stick at all.  ...  "
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" ...  Keys feel nice to type on, keys have a nice travel, and the springs pop back up stiffly when you let off of them.  ...  "
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" ...  I can change the volume, skip a song, pause a song, and access smart search all from the keyboard. ... More importantly, the escape key acts like the iPad home button, so I can use it to access the home screen from any app AND you can double tap it to access all of your running apps.  ...  "
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" ...  Keys seem to have the right amount of tactile response.  ...  "
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" ...  That alone is enough to make me happy, but the fact I can also control the LED via a button rather than having to install programs or drivers is even better.  ...  "
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" ...  All the F keys on the top row require that you push the Fn key first.  ...  "
Battery Life
 74
battery, battery life, charged, lasts, keyboard
+84%
-16%
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" ...  The rechargable battery is still going strong so I'm keeping the stars at 3 instead of 2 or 1.  ...  "
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" ...  It paired easily with my new Lenovo laptop, and the battery charge has lasted several days now. ... I would not hesitate to recommend that you buy this keyboard over all others in its class, that the battery has lasted almost a week thus far, and that, FYI, I had never heard of Arteck until last week, and also that this review is unsolicited.  ...  "
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" ...  Charge last quite some time.  ...  "
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" ...  Not sure yet on battery life, but so far so good.  ...  "
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" ...  Works well, long lasting battery power.  ...  "
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" ...  The rechargeable battery is wonderful.  ...  "
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" ...  I cannot comment on the battery life, but other keyboards I have had with this type have had battery lives measured - at a minimum - of several hours if not days, and standby batteries of months on end.  ...  "
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" ...  Another wonderful addition is a built-in rechargeable battery. ... I haven't had the time to see how long it'll run on a single charge, but should that change or become noticeable one way or another, I'll make sure and come back to write an update.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 71
easy to use, keys, simple, set, easy to set
+97%
-3%
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" ...  The key pad is very light and easy to travel with.  ...  "
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" ...  It was easy to set up and the directions are very simple to understand.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy once you understand how .  ...  "
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" ...  The product is very good and robust, with quick start and bigger keys its easier to use.  ...  "
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" ...  It is super light and easy to get around, but i have not had a single issue.  ...  "
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" ...  I am not the most technologically inclined person and I was able to figure out the usage without reading the directions. ... I type a lot in my profession and I needed a keyboard to take with me that would also be nice and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  It's small, sturdy, easy to pair and the back lite it the best.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up.  ...  "
Price
 70
20, worth, money, waste of money, value
+83%
-17%
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" ...  However the product slid great for its price.  ...  "
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" ...  Super value for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall a nice keyboard for a great price.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for the price!!!  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this product based on the number of user reviews, their ratings and price.  ...  "
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" ...  Using it right now to type this review- AMAZING product for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  For only $20 estimated price range:  ...  "
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" ...  quality product for a good price.  ...  "
Charging
 62
charged, charging, keyboard, battery, fully charged
+79%
-21%
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" ...  - You can charge the keyboard, easily.  ...  "
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" ...  Seller agreed to replace free of charge.  ...  "
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" ...  Charges with enclosed USB cable.  ...  "
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" ...  So convenient with the common micro usb cable and internal battery .  ...  "
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" ...  For the past 3 or so months, worked flawlessly, great charge capacity (even when I am using all day, it lasts and lasts . )  ...  "
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" ...  The folks at Artec provided an immediate solution to my issue by sending a different keyboard for my Win 7 laptop at no charge.  ...  "
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" ...  After experiencing difficulties in the Bluetooth connection in my original purchase they did not hesitate to send me a replacement free of charge.  ...  "
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" ...  I paired it with an Anker tablet stand and it is the perfect set up for me!  ...  "
Build Quality
 60
thin, rubber, type, slim, lightweight
+90%
-10%
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" ...  However this one performs exceptionally and feels like a genuenly well made product.  ...  "
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" ...  It works very well, and is build quality is great, but there is some flex, which is only noticeable after you attach the included grip pads.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s just a smidge (think a few millimeters) smaller than the iPad, so it fits on the stand fine without any overhang. ... It’s very thin and lightweight, but still feels solid.  ...  "
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" ...  The price is right for the build quality.  ...  "
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" ...  As slim as it is, it feels sturdy and functional.  ...  "
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" ...  It is extremely slim and compact and would fit alongside the iPad in any case or sleeve you wanna keep it in (seriously, this thing is slim). ... I did buy the Smart Cover for the iPad and it has magnets on both ends.  ...  "
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" ...  Thin, insanely light yet sturdy design.  ...  "
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" ...  Has a more solid feeling to it than I anticipated.  ...  "
Marketplace
 55
company, review, arteck, sent, contacted
+95%
-5%
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" ...  If someone wants to pay shipping you can have it.  ...  "
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" ...  When I first posted the review the company got in touch with me and sent a free replacement, which works perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  This company seems to really care about its customers.  ...  "
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" ...  For $20 I think it's an outstanding deal!  ...  "
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" ...  Works exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  But the seller helped me with this.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this last summer and it has worked as described.  ...  "
Design
 54
thin, looks, slim, design, blue
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Very cool, very stylish too. ... Style: 5/5  ...  "
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" ...  Like being able to change the color to fit my mood.  ...  "
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" ...  Thin, insanely light yet sturdy design.  ...  "
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" ...  It feels very nice to type on.  ...  "
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" ...  it doesn't feel like it's a mere $20 afterthought that looked neat, it actually has a quality fit and finish, feels like a relatively high-end device.  ...  "
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" ...  The feel / finish / look is great.  ...  "
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" ...  I really like the compact design.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice size and well-built.  ...  "
Features
 45
feature, lights, backlight, function, key
+80%
-20%
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" ...  LOVE the different color choices for the back-light.  ...  "
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" ...  The lights are cool too.  ...  "
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" ...  The lights are cool and work every time.  ...  "
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" ...  Good lighting for nightime or dim settings.  ...  "
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" ...  - It’s light.  ...  "
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" ...  Maybe this is a power saving function.  ...  "
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" ...  LED light does indeed change with the correct series of key presses.  ...  "
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" ...  The LED color change feature is pretty cool too.  ...  "
Setup
 36
simple, easy, took, setup, set
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Setup was a cinch – took two minutes at the most to pair it with my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  It took less than 30 seconds to connect and VIOLA, it was ready to go.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple plug-and-play.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple connection, works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly what I needed - super easy & fast setup - made life so much easier when the laptop was down and I had to do everything via the phone.  ...  "
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" ...  It connected really easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up was really simple.  ...  "
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" ...  Lots of colors and was real easy to connect.  ...  "
Software Platform
 33
windows, windows 10, key, ios, keyboard
+70%
-30%
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" ...  Immediately paired with my Android, and hasn't had an issue since.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this for my Yoga 3 android tablet to use for school notes, and so far its very good.  ...  "
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" ...  However, I tried it with Windows 10 and with my Android phone and tablet and it worked flawlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  It was super-easy to connect with my laptop and also can be applied to my phone regardless of iOS or Android.  ...  "
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" ...  Got it for a Lumia 640 running Windows Phone 8.1 and thought I would have to switch to Mobile W 10.  ...  "
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" ...  One of the key features which I LOVE is the ability to work best with your particular operating system, such as iOS, Android or even I believe a Windows phone (though I'm not 100% certain about this one).  ...  "
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" ...  I’ll update again once the new unit arrives!  ...  "
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" ...  For me the combination of Jump + Arteck allows me to write software from the iPad and avoid having to drag a Windows laptop around with me everywhere. ... The Windows/Android/iOS modes are great and an excellent product differentiator.  ...  "
Fit
 32
fits, together, bag, sticks, slim
+91%
-9%
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" ...  Best of all - it worked right out of the box with no arguments, fits or contortions.  ...  "
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" ...  It works very well, and is build quality is great, but there is some flex, which is only noticeable after you attach the included grip pads.  ...  "
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" ...  So I decided to just use my favorite rotating case, the iPad Pro 9.7 Case,Thankscase Rotating Case Cover for iPad Pro 9.7 with Wallet Pocket with Hand Strap with Auto Sleep / Wake for iPad Pro 9.7 (Rose Gold), together with a separate keyboard. ... Its length is almost exactly the same as my iPad in its case, so they can sit together in the bag or I could even use Velcro strips to attach the keyboard to the back of the case.  ...  "
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" ...  Its magnetic and sticks to the cover on my Ipad very well.  ...  "
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" ...  This fit all my criteria and types like a dream.  ...  "
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" ...  They have a slight magnetic field to them that helps stick with their ipads.  ...  "
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" ...  Arteck put some serious thought behind this product.  ...  "
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" ...  The unit feels solid without being clunky or awkward, and as I mentioned, it fits perfectly in a case designed for a 9.7" tablet.  ...  "
Returns
 27
return, sent, sending, contacted, arteck
+48%
-52%
comment
" ...  I'm disappointed in the quality of this item and would love a replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  It worked fairly well until it was too late to return it.  ...  "
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" ...  I'd return it but I think 6 months is too long for returning something.  ...  "
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" ...  I have not as yet received the replacement, but will further update this review when I have had to use the replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  The only reason I even got the second replacement is they pretty much bullied me into it when what I wanted was a refund after receiving two defective products.  ...  "
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" ...  If I could return the item I would but it's already after the return date.  ...  "
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" ...  I am considering returning it.  ...  "
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" ...  Will be sending this back.  ...  "
Apps
 25
keyboard, android, ios, key, android tablet
+88%
-12%
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" ...  I use this with my galaxy tab A 10.1 for editing documents and typing notes on the go.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this for my Yoga 3 android tablet to use for school notes, and so far its very good.  ...  "
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" ...  It also will allow you to control media playing on your smart phone – stop, start, back up etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Just a great keyboard to use with my Android Tab S3.  ...  "
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" ...  The iPad finally feels like a real pro device—now if only it could run real desktop apps, but that's a whole other issue .  ...  "
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" ...  I recommend installing the app called 'External Keyboard Helper' (EKH) along with the keyboard.  ...  "
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" ...  When paired properly with the right operating system (I am using IOS 11), the function keys work  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly what I was looking for - something portable that I could use with my Android tablet.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 25
screen, led, type, typing, bright
+100%
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" ...  The option to change the backlight color makes it easier to personalize.  ...  "
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" ...  Also looks lit with the backlight.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, there's something freeing about being able to type without a screen right in front of my face.  ...  "
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" ...  It's light (and lights up for nighttime viewing).  ...  "
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" ...  Keys are responsive, provide enough feedback to make typing comfortable and MUCH better than attempting to type on the screen.  ...  "
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" ...  I enjoy the backlight, too!  ...  "
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" ...  The backlight is very useful.  ...  "
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" ...  Plus, colorful changeable LED backlight.  ...  "
Delivery
 24
received, came, delivered, shipping, earlier
+88%
-13%
comment
" ...  Received the new keyboard within 3 days  ...  "
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" ...  Delivered on time.  ...  "
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" ...  Product arrived earlier than expected also.  ...  "
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" ...  I received this promptly.  ...  "
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" ...  Shipping was pretty fast and it came just when i needed it.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived on time, packaged well.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived today (Sunday) at 0930.  ...  "
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" ...  I've used this to type a nice e-mail.  ...  "
Weight
 19
weight, size, thin, thin and light, keyboard
+100%
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" ...  I have no issues with the weight or size.  ...  "
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" ...  It is extremely light and adds virtually no weight to my bag when carried.  ...  "
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" ...  As for the keyboard, its a good size, very light.  ...  "
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" ...  Very solidly built, yet light.  ...  "
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" ...  It seems to be the perfect compact size and light weight.  ...  "
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" ...  Very light weight - great for travel.  ...  "
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" ...  I needed a light weight portable keyboard.  ...  "
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" ...  Ultra light, thin.  ...  "
Mouse
 17
mouse, ipad, connected, seconds, tablet
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Purchased this to worth with my iPad mini for college during lectures where table space is minimal.  ...  "
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" ...  When I use this keyboard and a USB mouse, I don't have that problem.  ...  "
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" ...  I will be taking notes in college on my iPad, so I needed a keyboard I could throw in my backpack.  ...  "
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" ...  I ordered this keyboard to save some space on my desk.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased a Logitech wireless keyboard and have been very happy with it."  ...  "
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" ...  I really like the feel and it is super responsive unlike the BT mouse I use which needs a few seconds of movement to wake up. ... I now need a BT mouse that responds as fast as this Artech keyboard.  ...  "
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" ...  Would love to have an integrated mouse.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m generally really dubious of mini/portable keyboards - I bought a Logitech keyboard for my IPad mini back in the day, that was virtually impossible to type on.  ...  "
For Travel
 15
keys, first trip, keyboard, write, traveling
+87%
-13%
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" ...  Unlike the SmartKeyboard, it can actually be typed upon and the keys give a response and have some travel.  ...  "
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" ...  So useful for my travels.  ...  "
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" ...  - backlit keys are great at night or dark plane rides  ...  "
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" ...  I'll be taking it on trips and am now buying two more to keep at each of my offices to use for email on my iPhone at work.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for the traveling I do.  ...  "
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" ...  I'll leave an update after I use it to write marketing copy full-time while on a bus, plane, or beach.  ...  "
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" ...  I write a LOT, and even though this was only intended for writing travel reviews from the road, I can tell that the job will be a pleasure and not a chore.  ...  "
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" ...  The size is decent for travel and surprisingly for typing on.  ...  "
Lagging
 15
lag, key, seconds, delay, repeats
+40%
-60%
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" ...  When it would power down I had to hit a key a couple of times to get it to light up and work again.  ...  "
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" ...  The only time it doesn't work is when I need to press the "option" key when booting into the other OS, which is normal and not too much of a hassle to open up my mac.  ...  "
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" ...  No connection problems with the new computer, however it started lagging really bad, to the point where I can't even use it because the lag is so bad.  ...  "
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" ...  Delay in typing some letters, other just simply don’t work.  ...  "
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" ...  First, it sometimes powers itself down.  ...  "
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" ...  2-3 second delay when I type and that's not the worst of it.  ...  "
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" ...  Huge delay between key presses and text entry.  ...  "
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" ...  And if you stop using it for more than 3-5 minutes, it shuts itself off for no reason and I have to turn the board off and back on again to use it.  ...  "
Overall performance
 13
works very well, works, well, responsive, full
+92%
-8%
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" ...  works really well.  ...  "
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" ...  It gets the job done for cheap, which is all I ask for.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm a hard, fast typist and I put it through its paces and it worked great.  ...  "
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" ...  Smooth, glowy and responsive!  ...  "
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" ...  I hope they make it in full size so i could get one for my desktop as well :) Great job Arteck!  ...  "
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" ...  Works very well, very responsive.  ...  "
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" ...  Works very well  ...  "
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" ...  the PC I'm using it on works fine with all the other things running - the same as ever.  ...  "
Product As Described
 12
works, product, expected, advertised, pictures
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Works exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, the colors are just as cool as the pictures show!  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly what I expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this last summer and it has worked as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Update: Product works as described.  ...  "
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" ...  so far it seems to do just what is advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks good and works as expected.  ...  "
For Kids
 11
loves, daughter, son, one, use
+100%
comment
" ...  This was purchased so my 9 year old can finally learn how to type.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Great for school.  ...  "
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" ...  he absolutely loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall I'm very pleased and would buy again in fact I did, I bought my daughter one.  ...  "
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" ...  I will recommend to family and friends.  ...  "
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" ...  Son loves this - easy to use!  ...  "
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" ...  Our teenager uses these with his school issued ipad.  ...  "
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" ...  My son got this for his PS4.  ...  "
Network
 11
connection, signal, poor, connectivity, keystrokes
+45%
-55%
comment
" ...  Basically, the connectivity is fine at less than 3 ft distance, anything more and you are getting delayed keystrokes, dropoffs and unresponsiveness. ... Alas, same problem with poor connectivity.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The range is abysmal.  ...  "
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" ...  Frequent connection issues  ...  "
comment
" ...  I sat less than 4ft away from my system and the connectivity was spotty at best, constantly loosing connection.  ...  "
comment
" ...  No connection problems with the new computer, however it started lagging really bad, to the point where I can't even use it because the lag is so bad.  ...  "
Gaming
 10
gaming, play, keyboard, game, xiv
+100%
comment
" ...  Bought it to use with my PS4 to play Final Fantasy XIV.  ...  "
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" ...  Maybe even use it for wireless gaming by rebinding the keys in game.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased this keyboard for use with my PS4, as I play Final Fantasy XIV and needed a way to communicate.  ...  "
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" ...  My son got this for his PS4.  ...  "
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" ...  works with my laptop and ps4  ...  "
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" ...  Got it for work with my PS4.  ...  "
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" ...  Along with the mouse, I connected it to my PS4 and PC, played a couple of games and the keyboard works just as great as my gaming keyboard, will use it for my PS4 when it comes to gaming and for my tablet when I need to get some work done.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it with my Windows 10 gaming desktop and it's perfect. ... I connected my desktop to my HD TV and sit on my couch and play games using this keyboard. ... Mine are a little cramped when gaming but still works well.  ...  "
Storage
 10
box, need, keep, want, storage
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  I bought this one because size small and compact for easy storage with tablet, and it also had good reviews.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This is a must have especially if u need more space to type.  ...  "
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" ...  The larger than usual space bar is also a great feature.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes in a nice storage box that you want to keep so that your board doesn't get damaged and if you have any problems, the company will be responsive to fixing it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Even has a nice little box to store it in when not in use.  ...  "
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" ...  Offers me more working space on my desk.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything I need is right here, I just need to adjust to a more confined space.  ...  "
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" ...  For casual use its great when you don't have desk space.  ...  "
Touch Sensitivity
 9
works, typing, use, nice, like
+78%
-22%
comment
" ...  Quick touch response.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It felt nice typing on, it looked nice and the backlight is a really nice touch.  ...  "
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" ...  I had to manually disable the touch keyboard that was running in the background and now it works perfectly!  ...  "
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" ...  Love the texture and the touch.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it with my Samsung tablet, and it has a great feel and very responsive.  ...  "
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" ...  But the touch feedback is brilliant.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I especially like the touch  ...  "
Ports
 9
port, keyboard, laptop, tried, hdmi
+56%
-44%
comment
" ...  So convenient with the common micro usb cable and internal battery . ... straight bluetooth connection (w/o dongle - such a help for laptops with limited usb ports) .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Does this come with a usb connector so I would be able to connect it to my laptop and use the key board wirelessly?  ...  "
comment
" ...  Unlike a USB keyboard, there's no input lag with this product.  ...  "
comment
" ...  thought it had a dongle to plug into my pc.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Just want to connect it to my laptop at work, which is hooked up to an external monitor so I can work.  ...  "
Night Photography
 9
night, lights, use, see, really
+100%
comment
" ...  It's very well made and thin, and the backlighting is really nice when you're writing at night.  ...  "
comment
" ...  - It’s light.  ...  "
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" ...  I can use it in low lighting to take notes in class.  ...  "
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" ...  The back light is pretty low but that’s ok, even having a little is great in the dark.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't use the lights during the day but at night it's perfect and even the first setting is bright enough.  ...  "
comment
" ...  So naturally bought another this time with the lights which come in handy at night.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The lighter coloiurs are very good in a medium lighting setting.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's light (and lights up for nighttime viewing).  ...  "
Sleep Tracking
 8
keyboard, wake, sleep, goes to sleep, turn
+38%
-63%
comment
" ...  Also when the keyboard goes into "sleep" mode which is about a minute of unuse it takes about 3-4 seconds for it to "wake up" and start responding.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The bluetooth keeps on disconnecting and requires several key strikes to wake up the keyboard once it goes to sleep.  ...  "
comment
" ...  No matter what I tried, once the keyboard went to sleep it would not reconnect-I had to turn it off and on again and go into my bluetooth setting on my Mac and it still would not connect most of the time.  ...  "
comment
" ...  My only complaint is that it takes 5 or so seconds to come out of sleep mode.  ...  "
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" ...  Just push a key to wake it up and start typing (no need to turn it off after use - it goes to sleep in a timely manner).  ...  "
User Manual
 7
manual, wish, user manual, sure, reading
+43%
-57%
comment
" ...  The user manual is a terrible document that contains horrible Chinese to English gibberish translated instructions.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Just wish the instructions were a little clearer.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Wish I had the instructions .  ...  "
Capacity
 6
family, space, room, recommend, product
+100%
comment
" ...  I will recommend to family and friends.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Purchased this to worth with my iPad mini for college during lectures where table space is minimal.  ...  "
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" ...  Such a great product I've actually bragged about it to several friends and family members.  ...  "
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" ...  Lights work nicely in darkened rooms.  ...  "
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" ...  I will definitely recommend this product to my friends and family members.  ...  "
comment
" ...  For casual use its great when you don't have desk space.  ...  "
As Gift
 6
nice, make, bought, loves, birthday
+100%
comment
" ...  I think it’d make a nice gift ~!  ...  "
comment
" ...  I got this keyboard for my son's birthday.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I bought this as a gift for my boyfriend ... he absolutely loves it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I already bought a 2nd as a gift.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Comes in a nice package, would make a nice gift.  ...  "
comment
" ...  was a gift and she really liked it  ...  "
Notifications
 6
send, message, phone, arteck
+83%
-17%
comment
" ...  Artech was very responsive to my messages.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I can unlock my phone and search for a contact from the Spotlight menu and send a text message without ever having to pick up my phone!  ...  "
comment
" ...  It would make replying to texts/emails so much easier!  ...  "
comment
" ...  This was the perfect answer for when I need to send a lengthy text.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Immediate email follow up by arteck.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 6
defective, received a faulty, received, keyboard, got
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  Have is defective.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Maybe I got unlucky but I received a faulty device.  ...  "
comment
" ...  which would also be defective.  ...  "
ISP
 6
typed, one, needed, connection, hb030b
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  It's just what I needed.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Just what I needed!  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have been using it for a month and there is no connection problem.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Go into your internet settings and change it to an unmetered connection.  ...  "
Resolution
 5
tv, kindle, keyboard, devices, 8
+100%
comment
" ...  No issues with 4-5 BT devices running simultaneously while screen casting to a 4K Roku TV.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I use this primarily with my Amazon Fire HD 8.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have a laptop that I play video games with but I use my 70" UHD TV sometimes and set the laptop off to the side and needed a small enough keyboard to use with my wireless mouse on my Table Mate table and gaming chair and this fits on the table with the mouse perfectly.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I mainly use it on my Kindle Fire hd.  ...  "
Cables
 5
cable, cord, usb cable, sure, micro usb
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  Make sure that you find the charging cord hidden in the box!  ...  "
comment
" ...  It comes with a micro USB cable for it to charge and once fully charged i am sure that it will last a good amount of time.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Charges with enclosed USB cable.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is rechargeable and a charging cable is provided.  ...  "
USB
 5
tried, port, keyboard, tv, still
+40%
-60%
comment
" ...  Tried to send but was damaged on usb port.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I tried plugging in the USB port, and it still didn't want to connect.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Tried to unintall it and disable it and other usb ports but nothing works :( The keyboard worked fine with my phone though but I only tried it once for about 10 minutes.  ...  "
Cleaning
 4
clean, quick, easily, keys
+100%
comment
" ...  Also super useful at work I can reply to messages really quick without wiping out phone or looking unprofessional.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The keyboard types just like a full size and easily connects and remembers your device to help get the job done quick and clean.  ...  "
comment
" ...  But you may want to know that don't touch the keyboard after eating oily food. ... It gets stains on the keyboard, but you can clean it easily with a wet cloth.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Keys are smooth and clean  ...  "
Sound Quality
 3
radio
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  i will update after i hear from them.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I work radio (Cadillacc Music at Dash Radio) and the equipment must be above average.  ...  "
Drivers
 3
driver, 3, looking
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  I tried for like 3 days looking for drivers and looking for a fix but I didn't find anything that works.  ...  "
Pedometer
 3
get, time, step
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Can you kindly have a trial by the below steps?  ...  "
comment
" ...  Followed all six steps.  ...  "
Accuracy
 3
+100%
comment
" ...  Can you kindly have a trial by the below steps?  ...  "
comment
" ...  Followed all six steps.  ...  "
Cooling
 3
room, lights, feature, backlight
+100%
comment
" ...  It is really cool!  ...  "
comment
" ...  So damn cool.  ...  "
comment
" ...  cool-looking and neat.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  9.7 meters
Connectivity
Bluetooth:  Yes 
USB:  Yes 
Display
Type:  LED 
LED
TYPE
Yes
BLUETOOTH
9.7 meters
SIZE
Yes
USB