Are you unaware of the mechanical keyboard hype going out there? If you are, please get out of the rock you have been staying under.
Mechanical keyboards are loved all over the world for a lot of reasons, here are some to help you figure out why!
Longer life: An average mechanical keyboard is tested for 30 to 50 million key presses whereas a common membrane based keyboard lasts for an average of 5 million key presses.
Less wear and tear: These keyboards are known to last very long, the keys in the mechanical keyboards never get stuck or fail to work.
Feedback: Better and faster typing comes from better feedback as the need to check the screen to ensure correct typing is not there anymore.Mechanical keys provide optimum feedback ensuring a better typing experience.
Stability: Mechanical keyboards are heavy and built well. The weight keeps the keyboard from shifting and thus provides typing comfort.
There are some disadvantages to the universally loved mechanical keyboards too like,
High prices: The quality materials and key switches used in the mechanical keyboards are a deterrent to new consumers.
Weight: Yes, the advantage can be a disadvantage too. Imagine having a heavy keyboard in your lap for more than a couple of hours. How annoying, right? Exactly my point.
Are you using a mechanical keyboard or planning on getting one soon? Drop a comment and let us know.