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Genius Slimstar I8150

Genius Slimstar I8150
alaScore 84

95 reviews

Nov, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 95 reviews of Genius Slimstar I8150. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Keyboards for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design. The price is also mentioned favorably. Comments are divided on the usability.

price, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Keyboards the Genius Slimstar I8150 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Genius Slimstar I8150

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Genius Slimstar I8150 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Keyboards on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the price.

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88% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Devin Chollak (aphnetworks.com)

Genius SlimStar 8000 Wireless Keyboard/Mouse Set

 

Whenever someone brings up the topic about keyboards, the first thought that runs through my mind is 'headshot'. Why headshot? Well, I just think about the frustrated gamer who does a miniature Hulk smash on his keyboard when he suddenly dies in...

May, 2011

Expert review by: Simon (overclockersonline.net)

Genius SlimStar 8000 Wireless Desktop Combo

 

A keyboard and mouse are the limbs to a system. You just can't function without them. While some people are willing to spend hundreds on a wireless desktop combo, that's definitely not the normal behaviour. For the more frugal like me, the SlimStar...

Apr, 2011

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Genius 31320010101

 

Pros are: wireless, slim, easy switch between touch pad and digits input

One gigantic con: you have to use a hammer to type. I mean normally you skip letters all the time. So you really have to press hard to make sure that every time you punch a button it actually gets typed in

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

find better

 

cheap ; wireless

flimsy ; no sleep mode so batteries will die and fast ; range seems to be very short

Dec, 2011

Product Specifications

Design

Backlight: No
Color of product:Black / Black, Silver / Grey / Silver / White
Ergonomic design: Yes
Internal: No
Material:Plastic
Protection features:Splash proof / Water Resistant
Surface coloration:Monotone

Energy Management

Battery Technology:Alkaline / Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AA, AAA / AA/AAA / AAA / AAA + 2x AAA
Built-in battery: No
Keyboard battery type:AA / AAA
Mouse battery type:AA / AAA
Number of batteries (keyboard):1 / 2
Number of batteries (mouse):1 / 2
Number of batteries supported:1 / 2 / 3
Power source type:Battery / PS/2 / USB

Ergonomics

Battery LED indicator: Yes
Built-in display: No
Card reader integrated: No
LED Indicators: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Wireless range:393.7

Keyboard

Adjustable keyboard height: Yes
Calculator:Y
Connectivity Technology:Wired / Wireless
Device interface:PS/2 / RF Wireless / USB / USB+PS/2
Fingerprint reader: No
Flexible keyboard: Yes
Frequency band:0.027 / 2.4
Full-size keyboard:No / Yes
Hot keys: Yes
Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard form factor:Mini / Standard
Keyboard integrated devices:Calculator / Mouse sensor / No / Touchpad / USB hub
Keyboard language:Czech / Czech, Slovakian / English / English, Italian / French / US International
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY / QWERTY / QWERTZ
Keyboard number of keys:1 / 100 / 12
Keyboard style:Straight
Keyboard type:AZERTY / QWERTY / QWERTZ / QZERTY
Multimedia Keys:Y
Number of hot keys:12 / 3 / 36
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Mouse buttons / No / Pointing Stick / Touchpad
Purpose:PC/server / Universal
Recommended usage:Home / Office / Universal
Spill resistant keyboard: Yes
Split keyboard:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB Hub:N / Y
Windows keys: Yes
Wireless technologies:Wired / Wireless
Wrist rest:No / Yes

Logistics data

Master carton height:0.638
Master carton length:2.02
Master carton width:0.146
Quantity per master carton:10 / 20

Mouse

Button functions:DPI switch
Buttons quantity:2 / 3 / 7
Buttons type:Pressed buttons
Form Factor:Right-hand
Mouse included:No / Yes
Movement detection technology:BlueTrack / Laser / Optical
Movement Resolution:1200 / 1600
Number of scroll wheels:1
Rubber grips: Yes
Scroll:No / Yes
Scroll type:Wheel
Scrolling directions:Vertical
Works on any surface: Yes

Other Features

Built-in touchpad: No
Channels quantity:34
Compatible operating systems:Win 7/Vista/XP/2000 / Win Vista, XP, 2000 / Windows 2000/ME/2003/XP/XP x64/Vista / Windows 2003/XP/2000/Me/98 / Windows 2003/XP/Me/2000 / Windows 7 / Vista / XP / Windows 7/ Vista/XP / Windows 7/Vista/XP / Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000 / Windows 7\nWindows Vista\nWindows XP / Windows 98SE/ME/2000/2003/XP & Vista / Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP / Windows Vista/XP x64/2003/XP/2000/Me / Windows Vista/XP x64/XP/2000 / Windows Vista/XP/2000 / Windows XP/Me/2003/2000/98 / Windows XP/Me/2003/2000/98/Vista / Windows XP\nWindows Me\nWindows 2003\nWindows 2000\nWindows 98\nWindows Vista / Windows7 / Vista / XP
Depth:7.13
Height:1.1
Keyboard function keys:8
Minimum system requirements:CD-ROM\nPentium / IBM PC Pentium\nWindows Vista/XP/2000\nUSB / PC Pentium / USB
Package dimensions (WxDxH):17.6 x 6.3 x 0.984 / 18.1 x 5.91 x 0.906 / 19.2 x 8.62 x 1.54 / 20.6 x 5.71 x 1.57 / 20.6 x 6.18 x 1.57 / 21.7 x 7.01 x 1.61 / 7.01 x 21.7 x 1.61
Package length:19.2 / 6.18 / 8.62
Width:18.3

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y
Number of products included:1 / 2
Quick start guide:Y
Receiver included:Y
User guide:Y

Packaging Data

Batteries included: Yes
Number of products included:1 / 2
Package depth:0.146 / 1.54 / 20.2 / 20.4 / 20.6 / 20.7 / 4.72 / 5.63 / 5.91 / 6.18 / 6.3 / 7.09 / 8.62 / 9.06
Package height:0.78 / 0.906 / 0.984 / 1.1 / 1.38 / 1.46 / 1.54 / 1.57 / 1.77 / 2.02 / 3.43 / 5.87
Package type:Box / Carton
Package weight:15.9
Package width:0.638 / 15.2 / 15.7 / 17.6 / 17.7 / 18.1 / 18.9 / 19.2 / 20.6 / 20.9 / 5.71 / 6.38 / 7.24 / 7.8 / 8.62 / 9.88
Packaging type:Box / Carton
Quick start guide: Yes
Receiver included: Yes
User guide: Yes

Power

Battery Technology:Alkaline / Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AA, AAA / AA/AAA / AAA / AAA + 2x AAA
Built-in battery:N
Keyboard battery type:AA / AAA
Mouse battery type:AA / AAA
Number of batteries (keyboard):1 / 2
Number of batteries (mouse):1 / 2
Number of batteries supported:1 / 2 / 3
Power source type:Battery / PS/2 / USB
Service life of battery:18

Receiver

Receiver Type:Nano / Pico / Standard
Unifying receiver: Yes
Wireless receiver interface:USB

System Requirements

Mac operating systems supported: No
Minimum processor:IBM/Pentium / Intel Pentium / Intel/AMD / Pentium
Processor frequency:500
USB required: Yes
Windows operating systems supported:- VIDEO CHIPSET: Sigma Designs SMP8655AD\n- DMA/IPTV/Signage/internet/UPNP / TUV/Bauart, CB, FCC, CE, GOST-R, WEEE, RoHS, Vista/Basic, REACH / Windows 2000 / Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64 / Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows 8 x64, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 8.1 x64 / Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Enterprise x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64 / Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64 / Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Professional / Yes

Technical Details

Number of hot keys:12

Weight & Dimensions

Keyboard dimensions (WxDxH):0.583 x 0.0768 x 1.72 / 0.583 x 1.72 x 0.0768 / 12.6 x 0.787 x 5.71 / 14.4 x 4.88 x 0.709 / 17.1 x 7.4 x 0.945 / 17.1 x 7.42 x 0.98 / 17.2 x 5.71 x 0.787 / 17.2 x 5.83 x 0.768 / 17.3 x 0.984 x 5.59 / 17.7 x 4.72 x 0.78 / 17.7 x 4.72 x 0.787 / 17.7 x 4.72 x 7.8 / 17.9 x 7.56 x 0.984 / 18 x 6.22 x 0.984 / 18.1 x 6.77 x 1.14 / 18.2 x 5.71 x 0.787 / 18.3 x 7.13 x 1.1 / 18.6 x 6.69 x 0.787 / 18.7 x 5.94 x 0.846 / 5.51 x 17.7 x 7.8 / 5.71 x 17.2 x 0.787 / 5.83 x 17.2 x 7.68 / 5.94 x 18.7 x 0.846 / 7.01 x 17.5 x 0.748 / 9.65 x 20.1 x 1.18
Keyboard Weight:10.2 / 15.5 / 15.7 / 15.9 / 16.4 / 17.6 / 18 / 18.5 / 18.6 / 19.4 / 19.8 / 20.1 / 20.2 / 24.3 / 24.7 / 29.6 / 35.2
Mouse dimensions (WxDxH):0.248 x 0.114 x 0.413 / 0.248 x 0.413 x 0.114 / 2.4 x 4.09 x 1.54 / 2.48 x 4.13 x 1.14 / 4.13 x 2.48 x 1.14
Mouse weight:1.83 / 2.05 / 2.08
Product dimensions (W x D x H):0.248 x 0.114 x 0.413 / 0.248 x 0.413 x 0.114 / 2.4 x 4.09 x 1.54 / 2.48 x 4.13 x 1.14 / 4.13 x 2.48 x 1.14
Receiver weight:0.0705
Weight:15.9
Weight note (metric):1.83 / 2.05 / 2.08