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badelhas|Post time:9-13-2016 05:08:09 View:2320|Reply:32

Hi everyone.
just got this tablet and I think it's very good for the price (even though the windows 10 anniversary update turned it sluggish) and been debating if I should buy the new metal keyboard, do you recommend it? Where's the cheapest place to buy it?
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DigitalMD| Post time 8-25-2016 15:00:02 | Show all posts
The metal keyboard is only slightly better than the original. It looks nice, but the big problem is the trackpad which identifies itself to WIndows as a generic mouse. This leads to uncontrollable zooming and window closing gestures making the trackpad fairly useless.
I also find the keyboard very heavy , which it needs to be to counter-balance the weight of the tablet when open.
Personally I much prefer a bluetooth mouse and a lightweight bluetooth keyboard.
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freakinside| Post time 8-27-2016 00:44:09 From the mobile phone | Show all posts
Some users have problems of heavy battery drains with chuwi keyboards.
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badelhas| Post time 9-5-2016 05:05:20 | Show all posts
Hi there.

Can someone please tell me what is the size of the keys? I want to order stickers to adapt the keyboard to my language layout but I have to know what is the width and length of the keys do I can order the correct ones. Is it 14mm by 14mm? I could not find that information on Chuwi website...
Thank you.
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sojourner| Post time 9-5-2016 06:35:36 | Show all posts
I was originally going to purchase the first keyboard which someone mentioned was kind of able to bend a bit causing some of their keys to be hard to use so held off for the metal one and while I have some issues with it like no buttons on touchpad (I plus a small usb mouse in to also use)and the problems mentioned here about touchpad issues. I have not had a battery drain issue personally.
I find this keyboard very decent and useful and am glad I purchased it.
Mine was gotten through Gearbest and well priced with free shipping
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badelhas| Post time 9-11-2016 04:39:09 | Show all posts
sojourner replied at 9-5-2016 06:35
I was originally going to purchase the first keyboard which someone mentioned was kind of able to be ...

Thank you for your answer. I already ordered it from gearbest. The keys layout is USA, right? I will have to buy stickers with my national layout (Portuguese). Is there a case we can buy to protect the tablet with the keyboard connected?
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sojourner| Post time 9-12-2016 12:29:09 | Show all posts
The keyboard is indeed English qwerty layout.
I do not believe they have a case specifically to use with keyboard and so my case is used without keyboard which I place in a sleeve I bought for a 12 inch laptop. I place the unit in the protective case and close it and place the keyboard on top of the case and slide them both into the sleeve. Has worked well but I recently purchased on Amazon a protective screen which I will install after the Windows anniversary update installation I have been putting off and then see if leaving the unit docked in the keyboard and closing the screen permits enough protection when placed in the sleeve carrying case.
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badelhas| Post time 9-12-2016 14:14:17 | Show all posts
sojourner replied at 9-12-2016 12:29
The keyboard is indeed English qwerty layout.
I do not believe they have a case specifically to use  ...

Thanks. So in your opinion I should just order a normal notebook bag for 12inch laptops? I though that some kind og protective case could be use with the keyboard on but I guess not, then...

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alesi80| Post time 9-13-2016 00:38:59 | Show all posts
badelhas replied at 9-12-2016 14:14
Thanks. So in your opinion I should just order a normal notebook bag for 12inch laptops? I though  ...

hi.
this is a perfect bag
https://www.amazon.it/gp/product ... 0?ie=UTF8&psc=1
size 12.5 inches and it fits perfectly even with the keyboard.

regarding stickers, I bought those:
https://it.aliexpress.com/item/2 ... 010608.0.141.YidLW5

they are smaller than actual keyboard keys, so they are perfect.
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cicciocant| Post time 9-13-2016 05:08:09 | Show all posts
alesi80 replied at 9-13-2016 00:38
hi.
this is a perfect bag
https://www.amazon.it/gp/product/B00W7GVWHK/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o09_s ...

grazie mille
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