Review: Corsair K100 Air Wireless

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We talked about this reference at the beginning of September when the brand announced it. Today, Corsair has kindly sent us a copy of it in order to offer you the full test. The K100 Air Wireless is a very slim wireless mechanical keyboard with Ultra low profile switches from Cherry. Compared to the last K100 from Corsair, it is its total opposite!

In short, what is this new wireless mechanical keyboard reference worth? The answer in our review!

Technical specifications:

With this new keyboard from Corsair, we will have the right to an ultra thin wireless keyboard of 17 mm. In addition, our keys rest on an elegant black anodized aluminum plate. The K100 Air Wireless is wireless, as its name indicates. It can be used in Bluetooth, or thanks to the dongle provided with it. Of course, a USB cable is also part of the game to allow the recharge of the latter.

Corsair announces an autonomy of nearly 50 hours for this keyboard, or even more depending on the lighting and the light intensity chosen in the iCUE software (200 hours without lighting).

On top of the numeric keypad, we have the right to 4 macro keys customizable according to the user’s wishes. For my part, I find them better positioned there than on the left of the keyboard (as for the K100 first of the name).

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The K100 Air Wireless has a USB polling rate of up to 8 GHz with the Corsair Axon. In addition, 8 MB of storage are available for saving profiles (up to 50 profiles).

Here, exit the big thick keyboards. We will find here touch switches Cherry MX Ultra Low Profile. The keyboard measures 437 x 156 x 17 mm and weighs only 760 g. Compared to the 38 mm thickness and 1.31 kg weight of the K100 RGB, without palm rest, we are clearly not in the same class.

Recommended System:

To use the latest K100 of the brand, you must have a Windows 10 or 11 operating system. Regarding Mac, you will need to be on version 10.15 and above. This reference would also be compatible with mobiles, in Bluetooth 4.0 and more. To connect and recharge it, you will need at least a USB 2.0. The K100 can also be used on a Playstation 4 or 5 on a USB 2.0, ditto for the Xbox Series. Of course the K100 Air Wireless is compatible with the iCUE software from Corsair.