With a compact form factor Hexgears X-1 mechanical wireless keyboard lets you enjoy comfortable typing whether you’re at home or on the move. Like the design? Let’s keep checking.
The X-1 is a well-designed wireless mechanical keyboard that measures 35.5 x 13 x 1.5cm and weighs 0.5kg. As we can see from the images, the keyboard features a compact and slim profile so that you can easily take it with your laptop anywhere you go, and the compact design ensures it will never take up too much area on your desktop, so you don’t worry about it disturbing the movement of your gaming mouse during any intense gaming session.
Meanwhile, the CNC machined aircraft grade aluminum case not only provides a durable construction, but also sports stylish, modern aesthetics. The RGB backlight with multiple lighting modes allows you to type in the dark and add some beautiful lighting effects to your typing.
The compact mechanical keyboard comes equipped with Kaihua Choc switches and is available in three variants. The Choc Brown is a gentle, smooth tactile switch, the Choc Red is easy to press linear switch, while the Choc White delivers sharp sounding clicky keypress with amazing tactility, so you can choose based on your preference. Furthermore, the switches are rated for 70 million presses for long-term usage. Using Bluetooth technology, the keyboard can pair up to 4 Bluetooth-enabled devices. With four shortcut keys, you can quickly switch the connection between four devices. Built-in 1000mAh rechargeable battery offers approx 3 months of usage with the backlight off between charges. In addition, an included USB-C cable also allows you to use it as a wired keyboard.
The team behind X-1 is raising fund for the product on Kickstarter. We can pledge $99 to preorder the compact wireless mechanical keyboard. It will be shipped in November 2018.