Difference among Keychron keyboards

by Cynthia Pan

Differences among Keychron keyboards

ModelK1K2K4K6K8
Keys87 or 104841006887
BacklightWhite or RGB backlight optionsWhite or RGB backlight optionsWhite or RGB backlight optionsWhite or RGB backlight optionsWhite or RGB backlight options
LayoutTenkeyless or Full size75%96%65%Tenkeyless
ConnectivityWireless or wired modeWireless or wired modeWireless or wired modeWireless or wired modeWireless or wired mode
Compatible SystemMac/iOS/Windows/AndroidMac/iOS/Windows/AndroidMac/iOS/Windows/AndroidMac/iOS/Windows/AndroidMac/iOS/Windows/Android
KeycapsProvided for both Mac and Windows OSProvided for both Mac and Windows OSProvided for both Mac and Windows OSProvided for both Mac and Windows OSProvided for both Mac and Windows OS
Number of Multimedia/Function keysTwelveTwelveTwelveTwelveTwelve
Switch typeGateron low profile MechanicalGateron MechanicalGatoron mechanical or LK OpticalGatoron Mechanical or LK OpticalGatoron Mechanical or Keychron Optical
Hot-swappable optionNoNoNoYes for Hot-swappable version with Gateron switchYes for Optical version and Hot-swappable version with Gateron switch
Connect up to 3 devicesYesYesYesYesYes
Charging PortUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Anti-ghostingNKRO (Wired) and 6KRO (Wireless)NKRO (Wired) and 6KRO (Wireless)NKRO (Wired) and 6KRO (Wireless)NKRO (Wired) and 6KRO (Wireless)NKRO (Wired) and 6KRO (Wireless)
Design latency13ms (Wired mode) and 30ms (Wireless mode)13ms (Wired mode) and 30ms (Wireless mode)13ms (Wired mode) and 30ms (Wireless mode)13ms (Wired mode) and 30ms (Wireless mode)13ms (Wired mode) and 30ms (Wireless mode)
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At Keychron, we were motivated by the desire to create a wireless mechanical keyboard that is wireless, versatile - like a Mac layout compatible with Windows - and affordable, we’ve penetrated these core concepts throughout our product line while providing settings to meet individual needs.