Microsoft has launched a Bluetooth keyboard that is compatible with iOS, Android and Windows devices. Dubbed as universal mobile keyboard. The showcase feature of the new keyboard is what Microsoft calls its “OS Switch,” a button that doubles as the Windows Control key, the iOS Command key and Android’s Home button, all on one keyboard.
The universal keyboard measures 9.53 inches wide and 12 millimeters thin and comes with a rechargeable battery that has a six months life.The new keyboard also has a protective cover and built-in stand to hold users’ tablets or smart phones. The keyboard uses Bluetooth to connect to the various tablets and phones it supports.
Along with the universal keyboard, they have also announced two mice for the same universal entity. The Arc Touch Bluetooth Mouse, the Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500 Limited Edition. We will let you know more about these mice in our later post.
The Microsoft Universal Keyboard is expected to arrive in October at the Microsoft Store and other retailers for $80. Backed by a three-year limited warranty it will be available first in the U.S. and Canada (sometime in October) and “coming to additional markets soon.