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Matias Folding Keyboard

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of Matias Folding Keyboard. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Keyboards for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and size. The durability and price are also mentioned favorably, but there are some less positive reviews about the reliability.

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reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Keyboards the Matias Folding Keyboard is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Matias Folding Keyboard

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Matias Folding Keyboard from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Keyboards on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the design and size. The durability and price also get good feedback. Many are critical about the reliability.

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reliability

86% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Dan Frakes (macworld.com)

Review: Matias Folding Keyboard

 

Despite a few key-placement oddities, Matias's Folding Keyboard is a unique portable accessory that lets you pack a full-size keyboard in a relatively small amount of space. However, the lack of a locking mechanism makes it a poor choice for use on...

The Folding Keyboard connects to your Mac desktop or laptop via USB; unlike most USB keyboards, the cable is detachable for better packing. Matias also includes a thin fabric carrying pouch

Oct, 2008

Expert review by: Joel Evans (geek.com)

Review: Matias Folding Keyboard

 

With all of these ultraportable devices coming to market, what options are available for turning them into productivity driving machines? Of course, the most logical option is to add a keyboard and mouse, but who wants to carry around an extra...

Mar, 2008

Expert review by: Dan Frakes (techadvisor.co.uk)

Matias Folding Keyboard review

 

If you spend a lot of time working on the road - for example, in hotel rooms or at a remote office - bringing along a portable keyboard, a mouse, and a laptop stand lets you position your screen, keyboard, and mouse at proper heights, making for a more...

Despite a few key-placement oddities, Matias’s Folding Keyboard is a unique portable accessory that lets you pack a full-size keyboard in a relatively small amount of space. Its keys are very good for a portable keyboard, and it provides several useful...

Oct, 2008

Expert review by: Dan Frakes (macworld.com.au)

Review: Matias Folding Keyboard

 

If you spend a lot of time working on the road—for example, in hotel rooms or at a remote office—bringing along a portable keyboard, a mouse, and a laptop stand lets you position your screen, keyboard, and mouse at proper heights, making for a more...

Compact folding design; includes number pad; good key feel; navigation keys overlay right hand’s home area; tab key on number pad

Doesn’t fully lock into open position, which is bad for lap use; no dedicated caps lock key; odd layout of some keys

Australian Macworld’s buying advice. Despite a few key-placement oddities, Matias’s Folding Keyboard is a unique portable accessory that lets you pack a full-size keyboard in a relatively small amount of space. Its keys are very good for a portable...

Oct, 2008

Expert review by: Dan Frakes (techworld.com)

Matias Folding Keyboard review

 

Matias' Folding Keyboard may work as part of your on-the-go setup, but a couple of quirks keep it from being all that it can be.

Despite a few key-placement oddities, Matias’s Folding Keyboard is a unique portable accessory that lets you pack a full-size keyboard in a relatively small amount of space. Its keys are very good for a portable keyboard, and it provides several useful...

Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: B.K. Hurst (rakuten.com)

B.K. Hurst

 

This is the greatest thing since sliced bread!!!!!So easy to use, pack for travel, and so much better than the hand-cramping keyboards on netbooks and mini-laptops!! THANK YOU MATIAS.....and Buy.com for offering it!! The wait for delivery was worth...

Product Specifications

Your notebook is a wonderful tool and companion for business, productivity, and pleasure. Your keypad takes alot of abuse in the process. When it goes bad, that's an expensive repair and a long inconvenience. Matias FK205 Folding Keyboard for PC is a compact keyboard you can use as an auxiliary keyboard each day. It helps preserve your notebook's keyboard and is also very comfortable to use.

Design

Color of product:Black
Flexible keyboard: Yes
Internal: No
Keyboard form factor:Standard

Ergonomics

Plug and Play: Yes

Keyboard

Device interface:USB
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard type:QWERTY
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Mouse

Mouse included: No
Scroll: No

Other Features

Bluetooth: Yes
Built-in touchpad: No
Compatible operating systems:Windows 2000 / XP / Vista
EAN/UPC/GTIN:8 33742 00145 1
Keyboard dimensions (WxDxH):18 x 5 x 0.866
Keyboard Weight:15.3
USB required: No

Packaging Content

Mouse included: No
User guide: Yes

Performance

Compatibility:BlackBerry Bold, Curve, Pearl 3G, Pearl Flip, Torch, Tour, Storm, Storm2
Keyboard language:English
LED Indicators: Yes
Numeric keypad: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Wireless
Device interface:Bluetooth
Wireless technologies:Wireless

System Requirements

Mac operating systems supported: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Keyboard dimensions (WxDxH):18 x 0.866 x 5
Keyboard Weight:15.3