Top 5 Best Mechanical Keyboards in Malaysia 2022
If you have a PC at home for work or gaming, you must know how important it is to choose the right keyboard for you. Today we want to look at mechanical keyboards, its advantages, and our choice for the 5 best mechanical keyboards on Shopee & Lazada.
Mechanical Vs Non-Mechanical Keyboards
Previously we have recommended 5 gaming keyboards of membrane and mechanical types and explained the difference between mechanical vs membrane. Among other aspects of mechanical keyboard are:
Mechanical keyboards use switches which consist of 3 types namely Linear (red), Tactile (brown) and Clicky (blue) switches. Each color denotes different characteristics in terms of the strength of the ‘clicky’ sound and the actuation force.
The best mechanical keyboards can last longer than regular keyboards because the components used are of better quality.
Mechanical keyboards come in many sizes such as full-sized keyboards (100%), TKL or ten keys less, 65% or 60% keyboards for you to choose one that suits you best.
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Best Mechanical Keyboards in Malaysia
Ducky One 2 Phantom Black Mechanical Keyboard
Our first choice for the best mechanical keyboard is the Ducky One 2 Phantom Black. This keyboard is suitable for home & work. With an elegant and simple design, this keyboard uses PBT double-shot keycaps that make the characters/symbols on this keyboard durable and non-corrosive. This keyboard comes with an MX Cherry Keys mechanical switch that you can choose to suit you. For those of you who game a lot, this keyboard has a USB N-key rollover feature and you can adjust this keyboard stand up to 3 different angles. Although this keyboard layout is for Windows, it is not a problem to use on Mac OS. It’s a great choice!
Keychron K3 Version 2 Low Profile Mechanical Keyboard
For those of you who like a minimal design, the Keychron K3 V2 Low Profile should suit you. With a compact size of 75%, this keyboard is complete with function keys and arrow keys. The aluminum frame and plastic make this keyboard light and portable. What's interesting is you can choose either Optical Switch or Gateron Switch for different purposes. Among the other interesting specifications is RGB backlighting and LED lighting pattern that you can adjust to your own preferred brightness and mood. This mechanical keyboard also has Bluetooth 5.1 for wireless mode and you can connect up to 3 devices. The design is absolutely beautiful!
Royal Kludge RK104 Mechanical Keyboard
Our third choice for best mechanical keyboard is Royal Kludge RK104. This keyboard introduces an ergonomic design for you to use comfortably in the long run. With wireless mode, this keyboard can support up to 3 Bluetooth devices. This keyboard has 1850mAh battery capacity and supports power-saving mode. So you don't have to worry about using this keyboard for a long time without a cable. This keyboard also has 2 LED Backlight options in blue and white with 17 types of lighting effects that you can set yourself, perfect for typing in the dark. Suitable for Windows and Mac OS users for home and office. It's a solid mechanical keyboard!
Armageddon MKA-2C PSYCHRAVEN Mechanical Keyboard
If you are looking for the best mechanical keyboard with a budget under RM100, you can check out the Armageddon MKA-2C PSYCHRAVEN keyboard which is in TKL size. This price makes it perfect for first time buyers. Complete with RGB backlighting with 12 lighting effects that you can set yourself. This keyboard comes with a KevlarTech Keycap that is guaranteed not to fade in a long time. As a plus point, this keyboard comes with a Blue Switch (clicky) that makes a loud sound but feels great when pressed. So who says all mechanical keyboards are expensive?
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TECWARE PHANTOM 2020 Mechanical Keyboard
Tecware Phantom 2020 is our last candidate for best mechanical keyboard. This model is more or less the same as the Royal Kludge RK104 with the same layout size (full size). With 16.8 million color RGB lighting, this keyboard is capable of producing up to 18 effect modes! The lighting actually looks amazing. This keyboard switch uses an Outemu mechanical switch which is more or less the same as the Cherry MX switch in terms of performance. This keyboard design also looks elegant with a floating-key concept that is different from the traditional keyboard design. Compatible for those who use Windows on a PC or laptop and very suitable for both gaming and work.