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Microsoft Sculpt Mobile Keyboard Pictured

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Oct 15, 2012.

  1. btarunr

    btarunr Editor & Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    Microsoft is applying the design principles of its September-launched Sculpt Comfort desktop keyboard on a new product targeting Windows 8 tablet-docked desktops and notebooks, the Sculpt Mobile. Measuring 355 x 167 x 13 mm (WxDxH), and weighing 438 g, the Sculpt Mobile is a compact wireless keyboard that uses Bluetooth to talk to its host device. It features a compact 87-key QWERTY layout in a number of IMEs. Pictured below is the Japanese + English keyset. Powered by two AAA-size batteries, the Sclupt Mobile can work up to 5 months with typical usage before needing a battery replacement. It can maintain a range of 10 meters with its included USB Bluetooth dongle, which can vary, if using the tablet's in-built Bluetooth transceiver. Slated for November 2, the Sculpt Mobile is expected to be priced at 4,935 JPY (US $63).

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  2. ooiman92

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    Isn't this the same keyboard that came with the EEE Slate?
  3. Octavean

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    If not it sure looks like it,...

    I hear it had sync issues but I wouldnt know since I never used it with my unit.

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