Gaming keyboards are usually going full on with the crazy RGB lights and extravagant designs. Of course the higher-end quality ones try to tone it down, because too much style can be overwhelming. Some people prefer to have the elegant and classy keyboard on their table, ideally with the full black design. And of course a mechanical one, because nothing else makes sense these days. Today we can show you a new one exactly like that, because IQUNIX F97 is now available in the minimalistic “Dark Side” variant.
The F97 family of mechanical keyboards from IQUNIX brand is already a household staple name. And the new “Dark Side” variant brings stylish full black design with sturdy aluminum frame and keycaps. But even the fans of RGB backlightning could be satisfied, because there is an option to add it. Aside of that it’s a very compact 96% full-size layout keyboard with 100 keys. It uses high-quality PBT keycaps with double-shot injection molding technology and you can choose from wide range of Cherry MX and TTC switches.
And it also has a triple connection options, so you can choose between wireless 2.4GHz, wireless Bluetooth 5.1, and wired USB Type-C. For the two wireless ones you will be getting a big built-in 4000 mAh battery too. And even in wireless modes you can get 8ms response time and 1000Hz polling rate. It also supports multiple platforms, including Windows, Mac, iOS and Android. You can connect to up to 3 devices at a time and seamlessly switch between them.
You can find the IQUINIX F97 Dark Side edition for example from the experts at Mechkeys. And the keyboard starts at $245 for the base and $265 for backlit versions. Then you can customize it with the switches of your choice. All in all pretty solid deal for a very good mechanical keyboard.