Microsoft Arc keyboard

  • Microsoft Arc keyboard
74
Based on 28 scores, 51 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    6
  • Good:
    9
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    10

Pros:

  • Beautiful design.
  • Travel friendly.
  • Soft tap.

Cons:

  • Geared towards PC users.
  • No Bluetooth.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Craving Tech on

Microsoft Arc Keyboard Review – The Microsoft Arc Keyboard is definitely designed for compact spaces, such as on a desk next to your couch or on your lap while you are lying on your bed watching movies.Of course, that doesn’t mean that it...

By Macworld UK on 80

Those Mac users that strive for a neat, compact desktop will want to test the Arc Keyboard, with its very small footprint and solid build quality we’ve come to expect from Microsoft. If you like the Arc Mouse, this keyboard is its companion of...

By Macworld UK on 80

Here’s a turn up for the books – a Microsoft product that looks more stylish and elegant than Apple’s own alternative. The sleek, curved design of the wireless Arc keyboard looks lovely, and is suitable for use both at home on a small...

By Chip Chick on

Keyboard technology has been around a pretty long time. We’re not sure how long exactly, but if you are curious then you can always google it. When it comes to computer keyboards, there’s really not a whole lot of room for more innovation...

By PC Mag on 80

Microsoft's affordable Arc Keyboard Special Edition looks small, but is actually sized right and feels great when you're typing. Set-up is simple and the wireless hub is small enough to store in the base and fit neatly between other, larger USB...

By Computer Shopper on 75

This colorful, compact wireless keyboard has a surprisingly roomy feel. Despite some "key" omissions, it's one of the better keyboards we've used for home theater PCs....

By PCWorld New Zealand on 80

Back in 2008, Microsoft introduced the Arc Mouse – a stylish, uniquely designed wireless mouse which folded in half for portability. Two years later they’ve finally released a keyboard to match and though it doesn’t fold, the Arc...

By Zath UK on

We first saw Microsoft’s Arc keyboard way back in January, at CES, before its eventual release a few months ago. With a light feel and chiclet key style, the Arc keyboard is ideal for those wanting an unobtrusive, wireless keyboard with a small...

By Mac|Life on 70

Frequent travelers and anyone attracted by contemporary design will love this keyboard for its lightweight and compact form factor, but serious worker bees will want a keyboard with designated arrow buttons and a number pad.Arc...

By GadgetRepublic on

The tagline on the box containing the Microsoft ARC keyboard is 'Style that Works', and it turns out to be true.This wireless keyboard, that is PC or Mac compatible, gives the user an idea of its style and sleekness before it's even taken...

By Skatter Tech on

The Arc Keyboard is widely popular and well-appreciated by those who have already purchased it, which is understandable. It is so light and portable that people on the go will get the most use out of this. The size of the keys are better than average...

By PC Advisor on 90

The Microsoft Arc Keyboard is a beautiful, cleverly designed and well-built keyboard that makes typing an absolute delight. Some of the layout modifications may seem confusing at first, but we think they're well worth it – just as the Arc...

By Everything USB on

Microsoft's Wireless Arc Keyboard is best suited for casual users looking to save on desk space who don't regularly need to type any papers, or perhaps HTPC enthusiasts who are put off by competing products' smartphone-like keyboards and...

By Computeractive on 60

Looks good and is compact, but it’s not for people who need to type every day...

By Notebook Cooling on

The Microsoft Arc is a mouse for fashionistas. Its unique and stylish form is attractive for users looking to be hip on the go. For people looking for ergonomics for long time use, look elsewhere, a mouse such as the Microsoft Notebook Mouse 5000...

By Benchmark Reviews on 87

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...

By TechCentral on

So is the Microsoft Arc Keyboard a case of form over function? Well, yes and no, depending on what you intend to use it for. If you’re looking for a cool-looking wireless keyboard for the desktop PC you use every day, then I’m afraid the Arc...

By I4U on 90

The Arc Keyboard is easily one of the best looking keyboards around and is a great choice for netbook users looking for a keyboard to take on the road. blog comments powered by Disqus...

By ElectricPig.co.uk on 80

Beautiful to look at, gorgeous to type on despite a few design...

By CNET UK on 80

The wireless Microsoft Arc Keyboard is lightweight, attractive and comfortable to use. At around £40, we wouldn't recommend it as a replacement for a standard keyboard, but, for anyone who regularly uses a computer as part of their...