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Microsoft Arc Keyboard

Microsoft Arc Keyboard
alaScore 91

1035 reviews

Jan, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1035 reviews of Microsoft Arc Keyboard. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the reliability and price. The size and design also get good feedback.

usability, design, size, price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Microsoft Arc Keyboard is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Microsoft Arc Keyboard

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 242 user reviews of Microsoft Arc Keyboard from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and price. The size and usability are also appreciated.

design, usability, size, price, reliability

93% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2021

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Microsoft Arc Keyboard

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 311 user reviews of Microsoft Arc Keyboard from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Views about the durability and price are on the whole positive. The size and design also get good feedback.

usability, design, size, price, durability

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

Jan, 2021

Expert review by : Donald Melanson (engadget.com)

Microsoft Arc Keyboard hands-on

 

Microsoft's Best Buy-exclusive Arc Keyboard still won't be hitting stores for another couple of weeks (February 21st, to be specific), but we were lucky

Sleek, compact design ; Magnetic storage for USB receiver ; Great for a non-primary PC

A bit too small for full-time use ; Arrow keys replaced by single d-pad key ; Somewhat pricey

Feb, 2010

Expert review by : Lance Ulanoff (pcmag.com)

Microsoft Arc Keyboard Special Edition

 

Microsoft's affordable Arc Keyboard Special Edition looks small, but is actually sized right and feels great when you're typing.

Excellent design. Keyboard curve is subtle, yet ergonomically pleasing. Strong keystroke feedback. Lightweight and small. Wireless hub is tiny and stores in base.

Green keys. Direction keys all in one somewhat hard-to-press rocker key.

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Jul, 2010

Expert review by : Dominic Raad (skattertech.com)

Microsoft Arc Keyboard (Review)

 

Microsoft has never had a problem turning out innovative, functional products. However, they haven't always been notoriously artistic with their hardware. Apple's products have a level of aesthetics that give them an upper hand in the market...

Apr, 2010

Expert review by : Everything USB (everythingusb.com)

Microsoft Arc Wireless Keyboard

 

The Arc is best suited for casual users looking to save on desk space, or perhaps HTPC enthusiasts who are put off by competing products' smartphone-like keyboards and already have a Media Center remote or wireless mouse.

Driverless, Lightweight and stylish, Familiar layout for touch typists, Low latency, Suitable for gaming, Magnetically-stowed receiver

Fingerprint magnet, D-pad arrow keys are a pain for text selection, No caps-lock indicator, No Menu key, No media controls except volume, No mouse controls

Apr, 2010

Expert review by : Nate Swetland (benchmarkreviews.com)

Microsoft Arc Wireless Compact Keyboard

 

Many people may subscribe to the idea of "a keyboard is a keyboard is a keyboard". People don't just sit in front of a desk and use their computers anymore. Many people have their PCs connected to their televisions for home theater use, or set up in...

Small and lightweight ; Very attractive design ; Wireless with mini-USB adapter that easily stores under keyboard ; Battery life indicator ; Dead simple to set up and use ; Great wireless robustness

Slightly lacking HTPC keys, but it is not necessarily designed to be one ; Not very comfortable after using for an extended period of time

Performance on this keyboard was not an issue. I never noticed any hiccups typing whether I was using it for hours at a time, or using it touch-and-go. The wireless did not seem to be affected by other wireless devices at all, and the range of 15ft is...

Mar, 2010

Expert review by : Anita Z (the-gadgeteer.com)

Microsoft Arc Keyboard Review

 

On February 21st Microsoft is introducing the Arc Keyboard exclusively in BestBuy stores. Like Microsoft's Arc Mouse, the Arc Keyboard stands out for its design. About the size and weight of a thick magazine, the Arc Keyboard blends inconspicuously...

Sleek design

Collects fingerprints

PC that meets the requirements for and has installed one of these operating systems: Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, Windows XP.

Feb, 2010

Expert review by : Chris Hedlund (activewin.com)

Microsoft Arc Keyboard

 

Battery Life Indicator Glowing light tells you when battery is low. Press function + escape to easily turn the keyboard on and off.

Stowable Transceiver ; Battery Indicator ; Compact & Portable Design ; Windows 7 Certified ; Carrying Sleeve

Non rechargeable batteries ; Matching mouse separate

I've been a fan of Microsoft's hardware products for a long time. That being said, this keyboard is no exception. It is well made, easy to type on and very attractive. It's not designed for every computing environment. But with the micro-receiver that...

Expert review by (cgena.com)

Microsoft Arcâ"¢ Mouse Review

 

This architecturally designed stylish mouse for your desktop and laptop computers will definitely give a punch to your lifestyle. Because it's wireless, it means you can say bye bye to messy, tangled wires

Expert review by : Kenny Yeo (hardwarezone.com)

Microsoft Arc Keyboard - HardwareZone.com

 

The stylish Microsoft Arc Keyboard is the perfect complement to the Arc Mouse.

Recommended!

Expert review by : Riyad Emeran (trustedreviews.com)

Microsoft Arc Keyboard

 

Has Microsoft come up with the best small form factor keyboard ever?

The Microsoft Arc keyboard is an ideal solution for anyone who wants a small but stylish input device that doesn’t compromise on usability. The travel and feel of each key is staggering considering the Arc’s slim dimensions, and unlike many other...

Feb, 2010

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