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Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard

alaTest has collected and analyzed 753 reviews of Microsoft Sculpt Comfort 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. Reviews about the durability and reliability are generally positive. The design and size are also appreciated.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 54 user reviews of Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the durability and design. The price and size also get good feedback. Many are less positive about the reliability.

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87% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Microsoft Sculpt Comfort KeyboardMicrosoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 300 user reviews of Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the design and reliability. The durability and size also get good feedback.

usability, size, durability, reliability, design

95% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Microsoft Wedge Mobile Keyboard for BusinessMicrosoft Wedge Mobile Keyboard for Business

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Ahmer Kazi (pcmag.com)

Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard

 

The Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard is a solid choice for anyone looking for a keyboard with Windows 8 hotkeys or who'd benefit from a dual-function spacebar.

Unique dual-function spacebar. Detachable padded wrist rest. Hotkeys and charm keys optimized for Windows 8.

Keys aren't backlit. Requires a dongle. Batteries aren't rechargeable. Directional arrows don't scroll through the Windows 8 tiled interface.

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Sep, 2012

Expert review by : Rich Brown (cnet.com)

Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard reimagines the humble spacebar

 

Microsoft takes a new approach to the familiar spacebar, but its new keyboard could use some more overall polish.

An alternative take on the spacebar, a removable wrist rest, and Windows 8-specific hot keys give the ; a robust set of features for its price.

Mushy typing and the oversize spacebar make the Sculpt Comfort Keyboard feel imprecise and cumbersome.

It's always worth reexamining technological features we take for granted, but even if you like Microsoft's new approach to the spacebar, the Sculpt Comfort Keyboard needs some streamlining before it merits a recommendation.

Sep, 2012

Expert review by : Rich Brown (cnet.com)

Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard review

 

Having launched a pair of Windows 8 tablet-focused input devices , Microsoft has now turned its attention to full-size peripherals. The Sculpt Comfort Keyboard comes equipped with Microsoft's new array of Windows 8-specific buttons and a new take on...

An alternative take on the spacebar, a removable wrist rest, and Windows 8-specific hot keys give the Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard a robust set of features for its price.

Mushy typing and the oversize spacebar make the Sculpt Comfort Keyboard feel imprecise and cumbersome.

It's always worth reexamining technological features we take for granted, but even if you like Microsoft's new approach to the spacebar, the Sculpt Comfort Keyboard needs some streamlining before it merits a recommendation.

Sep, 2012

Expert review by : Eric Abent (slashgear.com)

Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard Review

 

Along with Windows 8 , Windows RT , and Windows Phone 8 , Microsoft has released a handful of new keyboards, trying to cover the wide range of people who need a physical keyboard regardless of it they're working on desktop or on a tablet. Of all of...

Even though I’ve never been a big fan of ergonomic keyboards, I have to say that the Sculpt Comfort Keyboard impressed. It isn’t the most feature-rich keyboard around, but Microsoft has done some interesting things with it. Splitting the space bar in...

Nov, 2012

Expert review by : ComputerShopper (computershopper.com)

Expert Review

 

Stylish design, Comfortable typing experience, Function-key toggle, Only one USB dongle needed for mouse, keyboard, and numeric pad

Pricey, Split keyboard takes some getting used to

May, 2014

TopTenREVIEWS - Silver Award - Awarded for excellence in design, usability and feature set

Expert review by : Suzanne Humphries (toptenreviews.com)

Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Review

 

The Microsoft Sculpt Comfort is among the best Bluetooth mice available. The BlueTrack technology scored high marks on every surface we tested on, including glass. It has five functions with touch-sensitive gestures optimized for Windows 8, though it...

It's extremely accurate on every surface we tested, including glass.

The mouse doesn't have an ambidextrous design.

The Microsoft Sculpt Touch is one of the best Bluetooth mice because it's extremely accurate on any surface, very portable and can accommodate every grip type.

Techradar Recommended 2013

Expert review by : Matt Hanson (techradar.com)

Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard review

 

Ergonomic keyboard for workers and gamers alike

Good design ; Comfortable to use ; New Windows 8 features ; Wrist support ; Good battery life

No easy way to recharge batteries ; Expensive

Overall the Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard is an excellent ergonomic keyboard.

Feb, 2013

Expert review by : Rich Brown (cnet.com.au)

Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard reimagines the humble spacebar

 

Microsoft takes a new approach to the familiar spacebar, but its new keyboard could use some more overall polish.

An alternative take on the spacebar, a removable wrist rest, and Windows 8-specific hot keys give the ; a robust set of features for its price.

Mushy typing and the oversize spacebar make the Sculpt Comfort Keyboard feel imprecise and cumbersome.

It's always worth reexamining technological features we take for granted, but even if you like Microsoft's new approach to the spacebar, the Sculpt Comfort Keyboard needs some streamlining before it merits a recommendation.

Sep, 2012

Expert review by : Zara Baxter (reseller.co.nz)

Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard

 

Wireless keyboard

Apr, 2013

Consumer review (newegg.com)

4 years later...

 

I use this thing to connect to my laptop that sits under my TV that it's connected to via HDMI. I also use a bluetooth mouse too. That way I can just use my laptop on a 55" screen.

I LOVE THIS KEYBOARD!

None other than I paid 60+ for it when it came out!

Feb, 2016

Product Specifications

Design

Backlight: No
Certification:AES-128\nGOST\nMIC\nIC\nISO 9001\nWHQL\nNTRA\nVCCI\nKCC\nCB\nACA\nWEEE\nBSMI\nFCC\nISO 14001\nRSS-210\nANATEL\nTELEC\ncUL\nURSEC\nUkrSEPRO\nUL / CNC, ACA/MED, TRA, ANATEL, RSS-210, IC ID, SUBTEL, EIP, CMIIT, NTRA, R&TTE, EMC, WEEE, ETA, POSTEL, MIC, VCCI, TELEC, KCC, TRC , SIRIM, COFETEL, ANRT, TRA, MTC, NTC, ICT, GOST, FAC, CITC, IDA, ICASA, BSMI, NCC, NTC SDoC, UkrSEPRO, TRA, URSEC, FCC ID, UL, cUL, CONATEL, CB / CNC, ACA/MED, TRA, ANATEL, RSS-210, IC ID, SUBTEL, EIP, EPUP, CMIIT, NTRA, R&TTE, WEEE, ETA, POSTEL, MIC, VCCI, TELEC, KCC, TRC, SIRIM, COFETEL, ANRT, TRA, MTC, NTC, ICT, GOST, FAC, CITC Letter, IDA, ICASA, BSMI, NCC, NTC SDoC, UkrSEPRO, TRA, URSEC, FCC ID, UL, cUL, CONATEL, CB
Color of product:Black / Black, Blue
Ergonomic design: Yes
Game edition: No
Internal: No
Keyboard form factor:Mini
Material:Plastic
Surface coloration:Monotone

Energy Management

Battery life (max):12960
Battery Technology:Alkaline
Battery Type:AA / AAA
Built-in battery: No
Keyboard battery type:AAA
Mouse battery type:AA
Number of batteries (keyboard):2
Number of batteries (mouse):2
Number of batteries supported:2
Power Source:Batteries
Power source type:Battery

Ergonomics

Battery LED indicator: Yes
Built-in display: No
Card reader integrated: No
Dishwasher proof: No
LED Indicators: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Wireless range:393.7
Works on any surface: Yes

Input Device

Bluetooth version:3.0
Buttons quantity:6
Device interface:Bluetooth
Frequency band:2.4
Movement detection technology:BlueTrack
Movement Resolution:1000
Number of scroll wheels:1
Purpose:Office
Recommended usage:Notebook
Scroll: Yes
Scroll type:Wheel
Scrolling directions:Vertical

Keyboard

Bluetooth version:3.0
Calculator:No / Y
Connectivity Technology:Wireless
Device interface:Bluetooth / RF Wireless / USB
Fingerprint reader: No
Flexible keyboard: No
Frequency band:2.4
Full-size keyboard: Yes
Hot keys: Yes
Keyboard form factor:Standard
Keyboard integrated devices:Calculator / No
Keyboard key switch:Mechanical key switch
Keyboard language:English / English, Russian / German / Spanish / Turkish
Keyboard Layout:Alphanumeric / QWERTY / QWERTZ
Keyboard number of keys:104 / 105
Keyboard style:Curved
Keyboard type:Alphanumeric / QWERTY / QWERTZ
Keys operating life:20
Non-slip base: Yes
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device: No
Purpose:PC/server
Recommended usage:Home / Office
Split keyboard:Y
USB hub:N
Windows keys: Yes
Wireless technologies:Wireless
Wrist rest: Yes

Mouse

Buttons quantity:4
Buttons type:Pressed buttons
Customizable movement resolution:N
Form Factor:Ambidextrous
Mouse included:No / Yes
Movement detection technology:BlueTrack
Number of scroll wheels:1
Scroll: Yes
Scroll type:Wheel
Scrolling directions:Vertical/Horizontal

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):0 - 90 / 5 - 65 / 5 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:0 - 90 / 5 - 65 / 5 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 40
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 65 / 5 - 80
Storage relative humidity range:5 - 65 / 5 - 80
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60 / -40 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 60 / -40 - 60

Other Features

Bluetooth: Yes
Compatible operating systems:Windows 7 / Windows 8\nMac OS\nAndroid / Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista
Depth:7.56
Keyboard battery type:AAA
Mac compatibility: Yes
Number of batteries (keyboard):2
Power source type:Battery
Width:17.9
Wireless connection:Y
Wireless connections: Yes

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y
Mouse included: No
Mouse pad included:N
Number of products included:1
Receiver included:Y
User guide:Y / Yes

Packaging Data

Batteries included: Yes
Number of products included:1
Receiver included: Yes
User guide: Yes

Performance

Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard type:QWERTY
LED Indicators: Yes
Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Numeric keypad: No

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Wireless
Device interface:Bluetooth
Frequency band:2.4
Wireless technologies:Wireless

Power

Battery life (max):12960
Battery Technology:Alkaline
Battery Type:AA / AAA
Built-in battery:N
Keyboard battery type:AAA
Mouse battery type:AA
Number of batteries (keyboard):2
Number of batteries (mouse):2
Number of batteries supported:2
Power Source:Batteries
Power source type:Battery

Receiver

Receiver Type:Nano
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 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Minimum hard disk space:100 / 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, Windows 10 Mobile, Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise
USB required: Yes
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Technical Details

Color group:Black
Colour group:Black

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:3.98 / 4.37
Height:1.44
Keyboard dimensions (WxDxH):17.8 x 8.39 x 1.3 / 8.39 x 1.3 x 1.3 / 8.39 x 1.3 x 17.8 / 8.39 x 17.8 x 1.3
Keyboard Weight:28.5
Mouse dimensions (WxDxH):2.7 x 1.44 x 4.37
Mouse weight:4.76 / 4.8
Product dimensions (W x D x H):2.7 x 1.44 x 4.37
Receiver dimensions (WxDxH):0.591 x 0.0106 x 0.0429 / 0.618 x 0.307 x 0.307 / 0.62 x 0.309 x 1.83 / 0.62 x 1.83 x 0.309 / 1.83 x 0.62 x 0.0309 / 1.83 x 0.62 x 0.309
Receiver weight:0.0811 / 0.176
Weight note (metric):4.76 / 4.8
Width:10.1 / 2.7