It was once said by the German author Martin Luther that “If you want to change the world, pick up the pen and write”. Well, it was a time back in the 15th century. Due to a lot of technological advancements since then, this mighty tool has been replaced by the keyboard to a larger extent. And if you are a writer who wants to influence and inspire the world with your skills, you deserve to have the best tool to help you out in this journey. Here are some great keyboards for writers, that will enhance the typing experience.
Type of Keyboards Best Suited For the Writers
Whether you are writing a book, a news article, or finding inspiration for your next blog post, you may need to spend a lot of time with your keyboard tapping it all day.
So you need a keyboard that comprises some valuable features like ergonomics, softness in the key, ideal spacing in buttons, and a comfortable height with space for palm rest. Some additional features like Backlit keys and mechanical switches may improve your productivity by spending some extra cost. But it is absolutely with it for their own purposes.
In the following list, you will find some budget-friendly keyboards meant for a faster and more comfortable typing experience with your PC or Laptop.
Logitech Signature K650
Available in 2 colour options with a nice texture and spacious palm rest area on it, Logitech K650 has something to draw your attention to if you are a keen writer.
When it comes to keyboard and mouse one can’t simply overlook the brand Logitech. Mentioning the feature of this keyboard, it has all the necessary keys for typing along with some multimedia keys to ease your task without reaching the mouse. This wireless mouse provides an option to connect via Bluetooth or a USB receiver given in the packaging.
You will also get the button labelled with different commands so that you can easily switch between the OSs no matter whether you are using a Windows, Mac or Chrome device.
- Ergonomic design for All-day typing comfort
- 36 months of battery backup
- 2 modes of connectivity option
- Full-size keyboard with multimedia buttons
- Space for palm/wrist rest may acquire more space
- Not easily portable in a bag pack
At a Glance
|Wireless ( Bluetooth or USB receiver)
|2 (Black & White)
Equipped with 100 keys along with 12 multimedia keys, this keyboard is designed for an easy & fast typing experience. This wired keyboard comes with a gold-plated USB connector for faster and more responsive connectivity.
This Zebronic Zeb-glide is compatible with all versions of windows with simple plug-and-play functionality. While it is compatible with other operating system devices, you won’t find the dedicated labels for chrome or Mac systems.
This wired keyboard comes with a dedicated rupee sign(₹) button at the top corner, which is a great option for Indian writers. You can avail of this keyboard in two colour variants( white and black).
Designed with comfortable ergonomics with low profile keys, this is definitely one of the best keyboards for writers under the budget of rs.500
- Dedicated rupee sign(₹) button
- Gold-plated USB connector for a faster response.
- Plug-and-play, easy-to-install
- Laser Printed Key-caps
- Affordable price
- No wrist/palm rest space
- No braided cable
|2 (Black & White)
i GEAR KeyBee Retro
If you are a kind of old-school person and like to have a look at a typewriter on your keyboard, this is definitely a piece of interesting stuff for you.
This wireless keyboard offers you round-shaped keys and resembles the look of the antique yet stylish typewriter keyboard. But, that doesn’t mean that noisy and hard-hitting typewriting experience. With a speed of 2.4 GHz and a soft feeling, removable keycaps, the keyboard is designed for maximum comfort and a faster response.
Please also be noted that this keyboard comes with a cute-looking mouse and both will connect through a single USB receiver to the same device. You will also get a cleaning brush in the packaging to clean your keyboard and the removable keycaps will make your task a lot easier.
The keyboard is powered by 2 AAA batteries, while the mouse is powered up by a single AA battery. With these amazing features, this retro-styled keyboard along with the mouse qualifies itself as one of the great-looking keyboards for desktops and laptops.
- Wireless keyboard-mouse combo
- Impressive look to lighten your mood
- Lifespan of over 10 million keypresses on the keyboard and 3 million clicks on the mouse.
- Less noise and great ergonomic design
- Wide range of colour options.
- DPI changing button on the mouse
- No space for palm rest may not helpful for prolonged tying
- The tall key profile may not be comfortable for smooth gliding of your fingers initially.
- Doesn’t have an on/off switch
- The mouse will feel tiny on large hands
|Wireless, USB nano receiver
|9 different colours
|Keyboard(2 AAA), Mouse (1 AA)
|Laptop, PC, TV, Smartphone, Tablet
|Linux, Chrome OS, IOS, Windows, Android
Logitech MX Keys
If your level of creativity is at its peak in the dead silence of the night and you love to work late at night without disturbing others, this keyboard should be your companion. Equipped with great ergonomic full-sized keys with a low profile, this keyboard is designed for an optimum writing experience for a prolonged time.
You will get the signs for both windows and mac OS on the keys, so it will not be difficult to switch among the devices. The biggest USP(unique selling proposition) of this device is the backlit keys option that will help you out operating this in a dark environment. The smart backlighting have also the feature of adjusting itself to suit the changing lighting conditions.
The spherically dished keys feel fluid, fast and accurate with a distinct tactile response. This wireless keyboard comes with a USB nano receiver and a USB-C recharging option making it a long-run keyboard for writers.
- Backlit keyboard with adjustable brightness
- Rechargeable keyboard, up to 10 days back up and 5 months with backlit turn-off
- Different indications on the buttons for windows and Mac (Flow Cross-Computer Control)
- Tactile Responsive Typing
- Dual connectivity option ( Bluetooth & USB receiver)
- Low space for palm rest
- Pairing with the device is not straightforward.
|Wireless ( both Bluetooth and USB receiver)
|Available in 3 different colours
|13.2 x 43.2 x 2 cm
|Linux, Chrome OS, Mac, Windows, Android
Here is another great-looking retro-looking keyboard to let you feel the old way of typing in a new style. The keyboard is made compatible by eliminating a few keys for better mobility with your laptop and tablets. This typewriter-styled keyboard is a wireless Bluetooth keyboard with a compatibility option for windows, Android, and Apple operating systems. You will find the markings on the keys to easily switch between the OS.
The round-shaped keycaps look quite elegant and bring a different visual feeling and writing comfort. The typewriter-style keyboard is powered up by 2 AAA batteries and has a low battery indication option in it. The model is available in three different colours, and if you ask about the personal favourite, the yellow one looks elegant among the others.
If you have a tight workspace on your desk or looking for a compact keyboard option, the NACODEX 308I has all the qualifications for being one of the best keyboards for writers.
- Multiple OS compatibilities
- Comfortable Ergonomic design
- Portable and compact size
- Smart sleep mode after 10 mins of inactivity
- The lifespan of keys is up to 10 million clicks
- Faster response with Bluetooth 5.0
- Elimination of num pad along with multimedia buttons
- The key profile may be hard to operate initially
- No on/off switch
- You May find it difficult to pair up with Bluetooth devices if you are not tech-savvy
|Available in 3 different colours
|2 AAA batteries
|32 x 13.7 x 3.5 cm
|Windows, Mac, Android
If you love to have an RGB lighting effect on your keyboard while writing, Logitec G213 could be a perfect choice for you. You can also enjoy this keyboard for gaming along with a smooth typing experience.
The G213 is a full-sized keyboard designed for both gaming and productivity. The nice and large palm rest gives you a comfortable space for a prolonged operation. It comes in a slim, stylish and lightweight design for convenient portability. It also comes with an effective constructive design to resist liquid spills effectively.
The keyboard has tactile performance keys tuned for optimum typing and gaming experience so that you can feel its pressure to finger pressure. It also comes with 12 multimedia keys which are customisable with Logitech gaming software. You can also look at this keyboard as an ideal choice for writers.
- Brilliant Color Spectrum Illumination
- Comfortable palm rest space
- Performance Tuned with Multi-Key Input
- Media controls to control the background app without switching the current app
- Customize lighting and macro custom programming
- Braided cable
- It is bulky and occupies more space on the desk
- Compatible with only windows OS
- Considering the price point it should be fully anti-ghosting
At a Glance
|Wired ( braided cable)
|1 kg 90 g
|3.3 x 45.2 x 21.8 cm
|Windows 10 or later, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7
The next model in this list is also a keyboard-mouse combo which comes at a decent price range and could be a great option in the keyboards for writers. And.. you guessed it right!!
It is a wireless device where you can connect both mouse and keyboard with the micro USB receiver. It offers you comfortable, quiet typing keys along with a generous palm rest area and a hand-friendly contoured shape for smooth and precise tracking.
Talking about the mouse it has a great ergonomic design with a contoured shape and soft rubber grips for a comfortable operation. The mouse is easy to hold for small to medium-sized palms. If you have a bigger hand or you are into rigorous gaming, this could not be an ideal choice for you.
So in a conclusion, the keyboard is a great option for writers, but for the mouse, you could have got a better option depending upon your palm size.
- Great ergonomics for comfortable writing.
- Spill-resistant, full-size keyboard
- Extended battery life up to 3 years
- Simple plug-and-play, ready to go
- There is a full range of multimedia keys (Home, Mail, Search, Calculator, Media Player, Previous, Play/Pause, Next, Mute, Decrease Volume, Increase Volume, etc.)
- No LED indication for Numlock and low battery.
- Not ideal for portability
|Wireless (USB receiver)
|2 AAA batteries
|3.84 x 3.84 x 44.72 cm
|Windows & chrome
|Battery life for Keyboard
The final product on this list also comes from the brand Logitech. When it comes to writing comfortably on a keyboard, the key profile and the ergonomics of the keyboard play a major role in that. And Logitech always keeps experimenting with these factors.
Talking about the KPIs( key performance indicators) of this wireless keyboard, it comes with a stylish compact body with all essential multimedia keys. The round-shaped soft touch keys are optimised for a prolonged comfortable typing experience. It is one of those best keyboards for writers or office executives, with a great space-saving option on your desk.
The Bluetooth keyboard serves you with an impressive 2 years of battery life. It also has separate indications on the keys for hassle-free switching between operating systems like windows, mac, and Chrome OSs.
- Stylish and Compact look
- Easy to carry in your bag for laptops and tablets
- Multi-operating system switching buttons
- Comes with essential media and shortcut keys
- Impressive 24 months of battery life
- Quite and Curved keys for a smooth typing experience
- Absence of the num pad
- The Bluetooth-only option makes it difficult to pair with the desktop while it is booting up for password/PIN logins.
- No LED indication for Capslock and low battery
|Wireless (Bluetooth only)
|Round-shaped scissors key
|2 AAA batteries
|27.9 x 12.4 x 1.6 cm
|windows, chrome, Mac Os, Linux, iOS, Android
|Battery life for Keyboard
So, here are some great options in the keyboards for writers. Hope you find it useful. Stay updated with more useful content about the keyboards with Click and Enter. please do share your thoughts and suggestions in the comment. Until then happy clicking and typing ✌️.
Roy is a seasoned technical blog writer with a passion for unravelling the complexities of cutting-edge technology. With a background in Electronics Engineering, he has a keen interest in writing about the intricacies of keyboard and mouse in a simple way.