RAPOO is a well known manufacturer for its cutting-edge wireless peripheral products. They have provided several wireless keyboard and mice, out of which, today we are going to review RAPOO E6500 Ultra-slim Bluetooth Keyboard. It is an Android-Specific small, compact, and stylish wireless keyboard compatible with all Android tablets. Because of its compact design and small size (82mm x 206mm x 5.8mm) it is easy to carry anywhere along with your Tablet. It is priced at Rs 4,049 with a 2-year replacement warranty.
RAPOO is a well known manufacturer for its cutting-edge wireless peripheral products. They have provided several wireless keyboard and mice, out of which, today we are going to review RAPOO E6500 Ultra-slim Bluetooth Keyboard. It is an Android-Specific small, compact, and stylish wireless keyboard compatible with all Android tablets. Because of its compact design and small size (82mm x 206mm x 5.8mm) it is easy to carry anywhere along with your Tablet. It is priced at Rs 4,049 with a 2-year replacement warranty. All these Android keys provide you quick access to all their respective apps like one touch home screen, one touch mailing app, music play/pause, and so on. The thirteenth key is provided just next to the space bar which is the menu key and tapping on it brings up the application menu. Let’s see what all features we get with Rapoo E6500:
- Very Compact and small design (5.6mm thinnest)
- Scissor key structure for comfortable typing
- Stainless steel plate provides better durability
- Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity
- Upto 10 meter transmission distance
- 13 Android Hotkeys
- Built-in rechargeable lithium battery
- Battery life upto 1 month in one charging for 2 hours
- Compatible with Android 3.0 and above
- Android 3.0 and later
- Bluetooth capable [Human Interface Device (HID) Profile]
Over all Rapoo E6500 comes with total 80 standard keys including those dedicated Android ones.
Rear side is made up of Stainless steel that provides better durability and there is no risk of breaking. Also there is small plastic footing at the bottom which prevents the keyboard from slipping or moving unnecessarily. On the rear top we get a Micro USB port. This is the battery charger port as well. Charge the keyboard once for just 2 hours and use it for a month.
On the top rear we find some keys and indicators. Here first indicator blinks up when you connect the USB cable for charging and the second one is a Bluetooth indicator. While on the right we have Bluetooth On/Off slider key as well as a Connect key. Battery is also placed inside this plastic black cover which also makes the keyboard in wedge shape that allows you to type comfortably.
How to Connect:
Pairing or connecting it with other Bluetooth Android devices is quite easy. First of make sure the keyboard is charged. Turn on Bluetooth by sliding it to ON indicator. Press the Connect Button to bring the keyboard in pairing mode. Red indicator will start blinking. Now turn on Bluetooth on your Tablet and search for available devices. Once the keyboard is found on your device then tap to Pair. You will get a 4 digit pairing code. Type the same on E6500 keyboard and don’t forget to hit Enter key. That’s it; keyboard is paired with your Android device. Many people don’t press Enter key after and hence they face connection problems.
Rapoo E6500 is a very good solution for those who face difficulty while typing on touch screens. But if you have big hands then you may face some problems for first few hours because of the compact design. Once you use it for a little while then you will get used to this keyboard. You will surely love to use it with your Android devices, especially because of those 13 Hotkeys provided for one touch easy access. As per the build quality, there is no doubt. Built with stainless steel plates, the rear panels not only offers durability and sturdy feel, but also a premium and decent look. It’s 5.6mm design makes it easy to be carried along with you, wherever you go.
- Durable design
- Scissor key structure
- Simple pairing mode
- Good battery life
- Only Compatible with Android Tablets
- Over priced