The best keyboards in February 2024

Three of the best keyboards on a blue background
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The best keyboards for your work or entertainment set-up can offer both practical and aesthetic benefits, and there's an abundance of options out there. So many in fact, that it can be hard, but we've done some research, reviewing a range of devices to make our pick of the best keyboards (and mouse combos) available. 

Using one of the best keyboards can help improve your productivity, making your typing more accurate and efficient, and even reduce the risk of injuries like RSI. To make our choices in the following guide, we've considered ergonomics, price, aesthetics and compatibility to choose the best keyboards for a range of needs based on our reviews. 

If you need a keyboard for an Apple tablet, see our dedicated guide to the best deals on the best iPad keyboards. If you need to upgrade your PC too, don't miss our round-up of the best computers for graphic design.

The best keyboards available now

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How should I choose the best keyboard for me?

Which is the best keyboard for your needs will depend a lot on your personal tastes. Many people swear by chunky mechanical keyboards because they feel the travel of the keys gives a more satisfyingly tactile feel, which can make typing more accurate. However, some low-profile keyboards have found ways to create more resistance to help users get into the flow of typing, for example the scissor switches on Apple's Magic Keyboard. Other things to consider are looks (RGB lighting isn't for everyone), and whether you're prepared to pay out for extra productivity boosting features such as hot keys or dials that can be programmed for shortcuts or to control specific programs or actions. You'll also want to consider size. Full-size mechanical keyboards can be very functional and comfortable to use, but they tend to be bulky and take up more space on a desk than more compact options.

Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.

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