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UK Keychron K8 Bluetooth RGB Backlit Hot-Swap Tactile Aluminium Mac/PC Keyboard


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The Keychron K8 Tenkeyless Wireless Mechanical Keyboard has included keycaps for both Windows and Mac operating systems.

Engineered to maximize your productivity with most popular TKL layout and the hot-swappable mechanical switches offer the freedom to easily personalize your typing experience without soldering.

£109.00 (£90.83 ex VAT) 

UK Keychron K8 Bluetooth RGB Backlit Hot-Swap Tactile Aluminium Mac/PC Keyboard - K8-J3-UK

Connects with up to 3 devices via Bluetooth and switch among them easily. With high reliable and broad compatibility Broadcom Bluetooth 5.1 chipset, the K8 is best to fit home, office and light gaming use while connecting with your smartphone, laptop and iPad. It also has wired mode with USB Type-C connection.

Compatible for both macOS and Windows. Keychron is one of only a few in the market that comes with a Mac multimedia keys layout for Mac enthusiasts. For Linux users, we also have a dedicated user group to help with the experience.

Hot-swappable means to customize your typing experience without soldering, just pop them in and itís done. The Gateron (Hot-swappable) is compatible with almost all the MX style 3pin and 5pin mechanical switches on the market (including Gateron, Cherry, Kailh, etc.). SMD-LED compatible switches are the best for showing the backlights.

Designed with versatility in mind, you can access your smart assistant with the dedicated Siri or Cortana key on the K8 and the two adjustable angled rubber feet greatly enhanced productivity.

Tenkeyless layout is one of the most popular among mechanical keyboards. It offers convenient access to all the essential multimedia and function keys for Mac and Windows in a compact size.

Engineered with more than 15 types of RGB light and comes with different styles (flashing, breathing, or static white etc) which will match up to your mood.

The K8 comes with a battery capacity of 4000mAh. The K8 can last up to 240 hours typing (backlight off).

  • Switches: Gateron Brown tactile switches
  • Backlit: Adjustable 4-level RGB backlit
  • System: Mac/iOS/Windows/Android
  • Battery: 4000mAh Rechargeable li-polymer battery
  • Connection: Bluetooth and Type-C cable

Includes Keyboard, USB-A to USB Type-C Cable, Keycap Puller, Switch Puller and User Manual.

UK Keychron K8 Bluetooth RGB Backlit Hot-Swap Tactile Aluminium Mac/PC Keyboard - K8-J3-UK

Part Number
USB & Bluetooth
Cable length
1.25 Metre
Language Layout
United Kingdom
Number of keys/buttons
Switch Type
Hot-swap Gateron Brown
359 mm
127 mm
42 mm
890 g
Mac and PC
Gross Weight
1.2 kg

UK Keychron K8 Bluetooth RGB Backlit Hot-Swap Tactile Aluminium Mac/PC Keyboard - K8-J3-UK

  Alistair  01/11/2022
have had this keyboard for just over a year now with the hot swap gateron browns and its still doing great. highly recommend
  Anonymous  04/02/2022
Super responsive customer service, quick delivery.
The K8 is just perfect for me also didn't resist and bought another K3 :).
Comparing K8 with K3 on K3 back light is brighter however the feelings are much better on K8.
If you buy K8 i suggest wrist rest to be considered as well as the profile is quite high...
Nothing than that .

Very satisfied, with KB.
  wwinter86  28/12/2021
A very good mechanical keyboard with RGB backlighting. That has both Windows and Mac keycaps. You can use it on up to 3 Bluetooth devices that you can switch between with a click of a button or use it wired via a USB C cable.
My only issue is that the stock keycaps paint etc wears very quickly, as least if you remove them with the puller tool. However, they of course are replaceable.
  Rich L  24/09/2021
Love this thing, looking forward to doing a few well know mods to make it even better, I think it might get a set of Ducky pudding keycaps on it before long too.

The service from KeyboardCo was top notch, nothing more to add apart from thanks!
  Alexis  27/07/2021
I am lazy writing reviews, but what I can tell you, great keyboard, it has great quality, it looks awesome, and it feel premium, no complaints buy it.
Ordered it at night, got it in the morning, great service.
  Alpha13Sierra  19/02/2021
I upgraded to this keyboard from a Logitech G413, as I wanted to have a fully wireless setup with a TKL keyboard.

The keyboard itself offers really great value for money and is a nice starting point from where you can build an upgrade (foam mod, lube the switches, change the keycaps if wanted) as it's easy to take apart and work on it.

I'm using it on the PC and iPad and works great both on Bluetooth or in wired mode.
Initially, I was a bit concerned about the lag that the keyboard would have when used in Bluetooth mode, but so far haven't had any issues with it.

The only downside would be the lighting, as it's not bright enough, however, it's not a deal-breaker and I'm happy with how it looks stock.

The keys themselves feel a bit soft, but it's to be expected with Gateron Browns. I've ordered new springs, switch films and some lube, so I'm going to mod it as I please.

Overall I would definitely recommend it and I'll give a thumbs up to KeyboardCo as well for processing the order in a timely manner.
  Anonymous  16/02/2022
Nice mechanical keyboard. Smooth ordering and quick delivery.
Keyboard loses bluetooth connection occasionally and has to be repaired.
  Shankar  17/01/2022
Very nice keyboard, pairs up easily with laptops. The hot-swappable option means it's easy to set the correct keys to match Windows Mac layouts. The weight of the aluminium body makes it stable on the desk. I didn't see the need to use a wrist rest, when not using the built-in legs.

Delivered in 3 working days as promised. Good service. Thanks
  Anonymous  02/11/2021
The keyboard is pretty good for office use. Also, a pretty good entry level mechanical keyboard with bluetooth function. I would say the down sides for this keyboard would be the switches could be better (the gateron brown has a lot of wobble) and not the whole case of the keyboard is metal.
  Gabriel  30/08/2021
I switched to this board from a Razer Huntsman TE and I could not be happier. The Gateron Brown switches are much better for typing and the board itself is very sturdy and very high quality, keycaps could be slightly better however. But with hot-swappable switches I feel like I won't buy another keyboard in a long time.
  Jonathan  23/02/2021
This is my first mechanical keyboard and is being used for office/productivity/programming. The quality seems superb, with a very solid build. The Gateron brown switches offer nice feedback and while they are definitely not silent, they are not *too* clicky. In terms of ergonomics, the keyboard is high at the front edge, but I've so far managed without a wrist-rest. The backlighting is not very visible in daylight, but has been nice at dusk or later - and it adds a bit of colour to the home office! Bluetooth worked fine with iPad and laptop, although I'm currently using it wired. Overall, this has satisfied my curiosity about a mechanical keyboard without spending another 50% on some other brands!
  Ozgur  18/02/2021
I was looking for a mechanical keyboard that has ISO layout and Mac support. So, the options were very limited. I came across K8 on youtube reviews and ordered it through Keyboardco (As Keychron does not ship to Turkey). Shopping experience was very good with Keyboardco. I received the keyboard in about 2 weeks and works perfectly.

Being an Apple Magic Keyboard for 7+ years, it is a little hard to get used to a thick keyboard like K8 but I think I can overcome this issue pretty quickly. Original keycaps look and feel fantastic. Backlight brightness is more than enough. There are no issues with bluetooth connectivity. It was so easy to pair with my mac and there is no delay at all.


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