On January 24, OnePlus officially announced that it will launch its first mechanical keyboard on February 7. The keyboard has been developed in partnership with Keychron and the company released a teaser video showcasing the basic design of the keyboard. Further details on the keyboard’s features and pricing have not been disclosed yet. This is the first time OnePlus is venturing into the mechanical keyboard market.
As seen in the video, the keyboard hallmarks Oneplus’s red-and-white design and come facilitated with a Win/Mac key toggle switch along with a metal casing and a sleek polished metal stand.
The keyboard also has multiple connectivity options such as Bluetooth, 2.4GHz wireless, a wired connection switch and a USB-C interface for charging or connection. The purpose of the transparent knob in the upper right corner is still unclear.
There is a red knob version, it is speculated that this knob will be used to adjust the volume or other settings. It should be noted that the keyboard does not have a numeric keypad.
The OnePlus keyboard can be used with Mac, Windows, and Linux operating systems. The keyboard utilizes Keychron’s key axes and keycaps. OnePlus plans to release hot-swappable keycaps with a variety of colour options.
Also, the keyboard will have RGB lighting effects support. The price of the keyboard will be between 8,000-10,000 Indian rupees (currently about 667-834 yuan).
According to reports, this keyboard will be launched in February, with mass production starting in March. The initial launch of the keyboard will be in India. OnePlus may also make this keyboard available for purchase in the global market. Many OnePlus fans are eagerly awaiting its launch.
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