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Microsoft Wireless Comfort Desktop 5050

alaTest has collected and analyzed 84 reviews of Microsoft Wireless Comfort Desktop 5050. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Keyboards for all reviews. People are impressed by the durability and design. The price and usability also get good feedback, but comments about the reliability and size are mixed.

usability, price, design, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Keyboards the Microsoft Wireless Comfort Desktop 5050 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: William Harrel (digitaltrends.com)

Microsoft Wireless Comfort Desktop 5050 review

 

Microsoft's ergonomic Wireless Comfort Desktop 5050 combo remains a reliable, comfortable choice.

Inexpensive ; Comfortable to use ; Numerous Windows shortcut keys ; Either top or bottom can be inclined ; Mouse is ambidextrous

Escape, function, and other keys are too small ; Keys not backlit ; Incline/decline not high enough, or adjustable

The Microsoft Wireless Comfort Desktop 5050 is an attractive, comfortable to use, and feature-rich set of input peripherals for your desktop or laptop. It’s ergonomically designed, and it comes with a slew of extra keys for setting up shortcuts to your...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: Carla (bestbuy.com)

Great Wireless keyboard

 

I wanted a wireless keyboard that was comfortable and easy to use. The wrist area is great.

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: OSU1 (bestbuy.com)

Good product

 

Very happy with this key board. Fits well to my hands and is easy to use.

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: Happycustomer2 (bestbuy.com)

Good for computer not gaming

 

Not good for gaming but great for computer work. Loses signal and can't Type on keyboard.

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: (bestbuy.com)

purchased for work

 

the F3 key did not proform the function needed at my job

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: Ups396 (bestbuy.com)

Great keyboard

 

Works well with any computer wireless keyboard and mouse

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: chuck (bestbuy.com)

always works, no problems.

 

always works, no problems. i have had many of these 5000 series and they are alwys 100%

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Julio (bestbuy.com)

comfortable

 

the curved nature makes your arms and your hands fit better, easy set up, and no wires to get caught up on

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: ck875 (bestbuy.com)

Great keyboard/mouse!

 

I really like this keyboard compared to my previous Logitech wireless keyboard/mouse. The keys press more smoothly when typing, and I have no issues with the Bluetooth disconnecting when my computer sleeps/hibernates. The mouse is super accurate and...

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Diamondbacks (bestbuy.com)

Keyboard Very Comfortable

 

Love my new keyboard. It is very comfortable and there is a place for your hands . The letters are large so you can see them. You will not go wrong with this keyboard. Best thing is there are no wires.

Feb, 2016

Product Specifications

Design

Backlight: No
Color of product:Black
Ergonomic design: Yes

Energy Management

Battery Technology:Alkaline
Battery Type:AA
Built-in battery: Yes
Keyboard battery type:AA
Mouse battery type:AA
Number of batteries (keyboard):2
Number of batteries (mouse):2
Number of batteries supported:2 / 4
Power source type:Battery

Ergonomics

Built-in display: No
Plug and Play: Yes
Wireless range:393.7

Keyboard

Calculator: Yes
Connectivity Technology:Wireless
Device interface:RF Wireless / USB
Fingerprint reader: No
Frequency band:2.4
Full-size keyboard: Yes
Hot keys: Yes
Keyboard form factor:Standard
Keyboard integrated devices: No
Keyboard key switch:Mechanical key switch
Keyboard language:Belgian, French / English / Turkish
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY / QWERTY
Keyboard style:Curved
Keyboard type:AZERTY / QWERTY
Keys operating life:5
Multimedia Keys:Y
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device: No
Programmable hot keys: Yes
Purpose:PC/server / Universal
Recommended usage:Home / Office / Universal
USB Hub:N
Windows keys: Yes
Wireless technologies:Wireless
Wrist rest:No / Yes

Mouse

Buttons quantity:3 / 5
Buttons type:Pressed buttons
Customizable weight: No
Form Factor:Ambidextrous
Mouse included: Yes
Movement detection technology:BlueTrack / Optical
Movement Resolution:1000
Number of scroll wheels:1
Scroll: Yes
Scroll type:Wheel
Scrolling directions:Vertical/Horizontal

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):5 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:5 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 40
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 65
Storage relative humidity range:5 - 65
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-40 - 60

Packaging Content

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

Packaging Data

Batteries included: Yes
Number of products included:2
Quick start guide: Yes
Receiver included: Yes
User guide: Yes

Power

Battery Technology:Alkaline
Battery Type:AA
Built-in battery:Y
Keyboard battery type:AA
Mouse battery type:AA
Number of batteries (keyboard):2
Number of batteries (mouse):2
Number of batteries supported:2 / 4
Power source type:Battery
Service life of battery:15

Receiver

Wireless receiver interface:USB

System Requirements

Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks / Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks / Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger
Minimum hard disk space:150
Mobile operating systems supported:Android 3.2, Android 4.0, Android 4.1, Android 4.2, Android 4.3, Android 4.4, Android 5.0 / Android 3.2, Android 4.2, Android 4.4, Android 5.0
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 8, Windows 10 Education

Weight & Dimensions

Keyboard dimensions (WxDxH):18.1 x 0.866 x 8.3 / 18.1 x 8.3 x 0.984 / 18.5 x 8.58 x 1.47 / 18.5 x 8.58 x 1.48 / 8.58 x 18.5 x 1.47
Keyboard Weight:29.2
Mouse dimensions (WxDxH):2.77 x 4.59 x 1.66 / 4.59 x 2.77 x 1.66
Mouse weight:5.36
Product dimensions (W x D x H):2.77 x 4.59 x 1.66 / 4.59 x 2.77 x 1.66
Receiver dimensions (WxDxH):0.62 x 1.83 x 0.309 / 1.83 x 0.62 x 0.309
Receiver weight:0.176
Weight note (metric):5.36