The K8 has included keycaps for both Windows and Mac operating systems. Gateron (Hot-swappable) version comes with Gateron switch preinstalled.
WIRELESS AND WIRED MODES
Connects with up to 3 devices via Bluetooth and switch among them easily. It also has wired mode with USB Type-C connection.
As a team of mechanical keyboard enthusiasts, the Keychron Optical switch is engineered to build an ultimate mechanical keyboard. We are planning to increase its compatibility by releasing 3 more variants later this year.
The hot-swappable* Keychron Optical switch keyboard lets gamers play at warp speed of only 0.2ms on linear Red switches / clicky Blue switches / tactile brown switches and an lifespan longevity of 100 million keystroke with an unrivaled tactile responsiveness.
*Keychron Optical switch is compatible with our Keychron Optical switch only, not compatible with any mx style mechanical switch
Hot-swappable with Gateron switches pre-installed
Hot-swappable means to customize your typing experience without soldering, just pop them in and it’s done..
Tenkeyless layout is one of the most popular among mechanical keyboards. It offers convenient access to all the essential multimedia and function keys for Mac and Windows in a compact size.
Keychron K8 layout
Number of Keys: 87 keys
Version: Gateron / Optical / Hot-swappable
Switches: Gateron mechanical / Keychron Optical
Number of Multimedia Keys: 12
Frame Material: ABS / ABS+Aluminum bezels
Keycap Material: ABS
Keycap Profile: OEM
Dimension (Plastic frame version): 355 x 123mm
Weight: About 740g / 26.1oz
Dimension (Aluminum bezels version): 359 x 127mm
Height incl. keycap (front) 35mm
Height incl. keycap (rear) 42mm
Weight: About 887g / 31.2oz
Operating Environment: -10 to 50℃
|CONNECTIVITY AND POWER|
Backlit Types: 18
Backlit: Adjustable 4-level RGB backlit
Battery: 4000mAh Rechargeable li-polymer battery
BT Working Time (Backlit off): Up to 240 hours (Lab test result may vary by actual use)
BT Working Time (Single LED): Up to 68 hours (Lab test result may vary by actual use)
BT Working Time (RGB): Up to 72 hours (Lab test result may vary by actual use)
Connection: Bluetooth and Type-C cable
Bluetooth version: 5.1
Bluetooth Device Name: Keychron K8
Compatible System: macOS/Windows/