Rapoo’s new XK200S Bluetooth keyboard (SF version) is specially designed for the Surface family. It not only perfectly supports five 7-inch Sophie tablets from the 3rd generation to the 7th generation but also supports the four-finger operation and a high-precision multi-touch touchpad. 12 kinds of win10 gestures, and also uses Bluetooth 5.0 high-speed connection, upgraded the backlight compared to the previous generation, bringing a new choice for Surface Pro users, comparable to the original feel, the price is still low, is it worth choosing?
Passing by the CEO’s office after lunch, I accidentally saw a new Bluetooth keyboard for Surface Pro 6 on the table, very beautiful! As a keyboard controller, I felt the idea of “getting one” in an instant. After reading it, I found out that the XK200S Bluetooth keyboard (SF version) newly launched by the famous domestic peripheral brand Rapoo is specially designed for Surface Tailored by the family, it not only perfectly supports five 7-inch Sophie tablets from the 3rd generation to the 7th generation but also supports the four-finger operation and 12 win10 gestures with a high-precision multi-touch touchpad. It also adopts Bluetooth 5.0 high-speed connection, which is higher than the previous one. The first generation upgraded the backlight, bringing a new choice for Surface Pro users. The following is the experience content of this keyboard.
Rapoo XK200S Bluetooth keyboard appearance
First of all, the appearance of the Rapoo XK200S still maintains the typical slim style of the original keyboard and uses the classic 78-key arrangement. The keyboard size fits perfectly with the Surface Pro3/4/5/6/7 generations. The keyboard adopts a black and gray tone, which looks low-key and atmospheric. The chocolate keys are all frosted with hard materials, which is very comfortable. The small-scale direction keys and win system multimedia shortcut keys are retained to make the functionality more complete.
Looking at the back of the keyboard, the fiber PU fabric is used, which improves the overall appearance of the product and is more slip-resistant. It is more comfortable to carry when going out, and it also prevents rubbing with other equipment. It is more stain-resistant and has a coffee color. The overall feel is very good. it is good.
The key characters of the Rapoo XK200S keyboard are more eye-catching. With a variety of backlights, users can accurately identify them in any environment, and input is easier. Because it is a slim design, it is more portable. Therefore, in terms of key travel and pressure Not much different from the original keyboard, and the feedback is good.
In order to ensure the fit of the keyboard and the tablet, the keyboard has built-in multiple magnets, and the magnetic strip at the top also supports angle adjustment, which can set the tilt angle at will, greatly improving the input experience.
The Rapoo XK200S high-precision multi-touch panel has a large area, which is convenient for multi-finger operation. It can support 4-finger operation and 12 commonly used Win10 gesture operations. The sliding is accurate and the recognition is sensitive. Comes with an excellent interactive experience, of course, the trackpad can be turned on/off by Fn+right Alt.
In the lower right corner of the keyboard, there is a power button and an indicator light area. You can check the keyboard on/off status, Bluetooth connection status, upper and lower case status, and battery/charging indicator light at any time through the indicator lights below. You can use the physical button on the far right to check It is very convenient to realize functions such as power on/off, Bluetooth pairing and reset, etc.
On the bottom right side of the keyboard, you can see a Type-C port for charging, with a built-in 450mAh lithium battery, which can provide up to 2 days of continuous use. It is very convenient and can be fully charged in 2 hours, which meets the needs of most users in terms of standby.
The Rapoo XK200S keyboard is connected by Bluetooth 5.0, which is faster and more stable than the previous connection and has lower power consumption. There is no delay in the actual input process, and relatively speaking, it saves power and improves The battery life of the whole machine.
Rapoo XK200S keyboard supports RGB lighting is also a new upgrade, supports a three-speed adjustable RGB backlight, and supports fast switching of seven colors of red, yellow, purple, green, cyan, and blue, although it will reduce the overall battery life of the keyboard, It is much more convenient for some special usage scenarios.
Of course, the use of the keyboard is not only limited to the Surface Pro, but it can still perform well with notebooks. The slim design and smaller keyboard size also look good together, and the feel of the keyboard does not belong to the notebook at all. You can also quickly realize some common functions of win10 through the Fn key combination and the touchpad.
The upgrade of Rapoo XK200S not only changed the charging interface, but also brought a new RGB lighting upgrade, a more friendly input experience while still convenient to carry, the material selection of B and D sides is still very good, compatible with more versions It can be said that starting with an XK200S can basically cover all devices, and it is more affordable than the high price of the native keyboard, which is worth recommending.
Compatible with more versions of Surfa gestures
RGB multi-level adjustable, more beautiful
Support gesture operation, feel very good
The key travel is short, and the typing confirmation is definitely lacking
Just a little more battery life
Fiber PU fabric is not too dirty