Welcome to my Rii i8 mini wireless keyboard review. With Android TV boxes becoming ever more popular in household’s across the world, it’s no wonder there has been a sharp increase on the net in the humble mini wireless keyboard. These things are often a life changer after using the standard and most of the time useless remotes included with most Android TV boxes.
Rii i8 mini wireless keyboard specifications
The following information is taken from the product listing on Amazon. You’ll notice the brand Bqeel is used here. This is the name of the seller selling the control under their name, but what you get is a branded Rii i8.
bqeel Keyboard: 3 in 1 Multifunction 2.4 GHz Mini Wireless Keyboard, TouchPad combo, LED backlit with USB Micro Adapter. Wireless Keyboard + Mouse + Keyboard Touch
bqeel multimedia touchpad keyboard, comparable to PC, Android TV Box, Smart Phone, PS3, HTPC, IPTV, etc
bqeel Keyboard: Many Keys direct access to the multimedia control: Play, e-mail, mute, mouse control.
bqeel Keyboard with 92 keys, which supports Multi-Touch functions, is great entertainment for you especially when you use it for playing games and enjoying bqeel Android TV Box.
Rii i8 mini wireless keyboard design
The Rii i8 mini wireless keyboard is shaped similarly to the letter D sideways. This makes it quite comfortable to hold in my opinion as it each side of it sits nicely against the palms of my hands as I use it.
Despite its small size, there are a load of buttons on here that make it a fantastic keyboard. First is the full QWERTY keyboard complete with number keys that run across the top as well as the typical F function keys. Then on the top left-hand side is a circle or media keys and just to the right of these are four more keys including a power key. On the opposite side is a circle of navigation keys with four more buttons to the left of it. In between these two circular set of keys is a small touchpad similar to what you’d find on a laptop. There’s also a left and right-click button, but these are located down the left-hand side of the keyboard.
I’m really impressed that this one comes with a rechargeable battery, unlike others I have used that require two AA batteries. This means, in the long run, I’m saving money by not having to replace the batteries every few days. So far I have used this for five days and only charged it once and that was when it arrived. Recharging it is simply a case of plugging the included cable into any of the available USB ports on your device.
Rii i8 mini wireless keyboard in use
I have often expressed my hate towards the terrible remotes that come as standard with most Android TV boxes. This remote is obviously a lot better than a standard remote as it’s actually a keyboard and navigation device that works well.
It’s responsive, especially for typing, which used to a pain in the backside as I’d have to sit there moving from letter to letter using the arrows on the remote, but with this, I can simply type them out on a real keyboard. Then there’s the touchpad, which makes navigating the on-screen menus really simple. The media keys are fantastic and allow me to play/pause things, adjust the volume and skip forward or backward on a video or song.
As for the setup, it’s simply a case of plugging the included dongle into an available USB port on your device and turning the keyboard on. There’s no manual setup or extra software included, it’s simply plug and play.
The Rii i8 mini wireless keyboard is a perfect replacement for the terrible remote that most likely came packaged with your Android TV box. It’s an amazing keyboard that packs so much into itself despite the small size.
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- New increased backlit function.3 in 1 multifunction: wireless Keyboard + mouse + touchpad,RF 2.4G wireless connection, enjoy up to 10m operating distance,and You can set the backlit color in RED, BLUE and GREEN, or you can just turn it off.
- Innovative shape - portable, elegant.Comparable to the real notebook touchpad Perfect for PC, Pad, Andriod TV Box, Google TV Box, Raspberry PI, TV Box, PS3, HTPC/IPTV, etc.
- High sensitive - touchpad for easy and accurate manipulation, matching different sizes of screen, Plug and play - no need to install software, with the USB Receiver at the back of the keyboard.
- Multi-Function - Mini Keyboard & Mouse Combo with multimedia shortcut keys. 92 keys with 360-degree flip design, come with lithium battery,With auto sleep and auto wake mode for energy saving.(the receiver is in the back of the keyboard)
- Convenient Use - Use it to easily input text,browse the internet and play games with a unified keyboard, you could control your device with it effortlessly, Make the search more convenient.
- 【Multifuntion and Convenient】: Rii Mini Wireless QWERTY Keyboard with Touchpad, Portable and Convenient for Your Notebooks,Tablets, Laptop,PC,Windows and Mac OS IPTV Internet TV Google TV Android TV box PS3-4 and Xbox 360,Multi-function keyboard makes your home life more convenient !
- 【Enjoy Wireless RF】: Rii advanced RF 2.4G wireless technology that delivers anti-interference and reliable connection.with USB receiver ( no driver needed ) plug and play. enjoy up to 10m operating distance.
- 【Easy To Use】 : Rii X1 with Qwerty keyboard and ordinary keyboard layout ,Main feature buttons: Home, Page Up/Down, Volume Control, Ctrl+Alt+Dlt, Esc, Search, and more ,Ultra sensitive touchpad with 90-degree flip design !
- 【Rechargeable Battery】:Rii X1 built-in rechargeable polymer Lithium-ion battery. Auto sleep and wake-up function make the battery more durable and avoid the trouble of changing the battery frequently !
- 【100% Satisfied Brand Service】:We promise 100% satisfactory after-sales service,45 days unconditional refund,Up to 12 months product quality warranty (Free replacement),so that your purchase has no worries !
- STABLE CONNECTION: This mini wireless keyboard's biggest advantage of wireless technology is that offering approximately 32ft of range and frequency range is 2.4Ghz, it decreases the number of long cords that you may have to use with your devices. This also increases the mobility of devices, where there is no worry about carrying the extra leads.
- PLUG N PLAY: Up to 32 feet working range Plug-n-Play. Just insert the provided USB receiver into USB interface of your computer, no driver required. In order to use this small wireless keyboard, the only thing that you need is two AAA batteries(NOT INCLUDED). This will last you for several months,so you're not going to have to worry about them dying anytime soon.
- MULTI DEVICE COMPATIBLE: This mini wireless keyboard is compatible with Windows 7, 8, 2000, Me, XP, Vista, TV, Android etc., supporting both 32 and 64 bit systems. This will leave your desks clutter-free from all the wires and long cords. But this does not work with foreign languages such as Spanish or French.
- STREAMLINED SLIM DESIGN: AODOOR small wireless keyboard is comfortable and responsive enough for most people’s typing needs with a good amount of travel. It's thin on the front and tapered towards the rear that allows it stand upright whenever it’s not in use to save space, can come in handy for those with limited real estate on their desks.
- 100% GUARANTEE: AODOOR provides 1 year money back guarantee. If you have any questions about this wireless USB keyboard, please feel free to let us know.
- 3 in 1 Multifunction 2. 4GHz Mini Wireless QWERTY keyboard+ touchpad + LED Backlit（ Backlit button on the win button with Bulb icon）
- Perfect combo: 73 keys Wireless QWERTY keyboard + Touchpad
- Multi-finger touchpad: a single finger click as left mouse function, two-finger click as the right mouse function, double finger drag as the rolling
- Innovative shape, portable, elegant, Perfect for PC, Pad, Android TV Box, HTPC/IPTV
- Package includes: 1x wireless keyboard, 1x wireless receiver, 1x charge cable, 1x user Manual
- Rii 2.4GHz Mini Wireless QWERTY keyboard connected by the included usb dongle, plug and play. Small and handheld design, innovative shape,perfect for Raspberry Pi series, Android TV Box , HTPC and PC.
- Mini Wireless Keyboard with Touchpad supporting multi-touch function, mouse left and right buttons,easy to type and copy/paste,making it faster and more convenient for you to move to choose what you want.
- 8-Color RGB Backlit,Multi-media buttons,Direction keys ,Power switch,Left and Right Buttons,Scroll wheel.Wireless mini keyboard with built in rechargeable lithium-ion battery.
- For our X8 2.4G Wireless keyboard can work with Amazon Fire TV.Special Notice: if you want to use this keyboard with Amazon Fire TV 4K and Amazon Fire Stick, you need to prepare a Micro USB host OTG cable.
- Package contents: Rii X8 Mini Wireless Keyboard,USB Dongle and User Manual.
- ★Hold "FN" And press "F2" To turn on/off the backlit on this mini keyboard. Ship from USA FBA inventory, usually takes 1 -2 days to arrive.
- ★Perfect size wireless keyboard remote: perfect size micro keyboard natural feeling while typing, keys have a soft touch, Size of your hand with a lot of functions. In the back of the keyboard, The small bumps make it easier to grip and hold by one hand and two hands.
- ★Backlight wireless keyboard: Mini touchpad keypad remote with backlight colors. The backlights in this mini keyboard are evenly distributed on the wireless keyboard and very easy to see at night or in a theater room.
- ★Touchpad keypad remote: Our Mini keyboard comes with a touchpad on the remote, It makes it super easy to use, built-in high sensitive smart touchpad with 360-degree flip design, you could enjoy a better time when play games.
- ★Plug and play: short-cut key: there are 8 multimedia function keys on this mini keyboard such as on/off switch, mail box, mute, mouse left, searching, open My computer, browser home page and Mouse right, which can save your time and improve your working efficiency.
- 【3 in 1 Multifunction Keyboard】:2020 Latest PONYBRO Mini Wireless Keyboard with Touchpad ＆ Compact QWERTY Full-function keyboard ＆ Rainbow LED Backlit （7 colors）,it can be used as a really handheld keyboard for PC/Pad, as a remote control keyboard for smart TV/TV BOX, and as a chatpad/gamepad for PS3, the handheld design makes you more comfortable to use and easy to carry！
- 【Multi-finger Touchpad】：PONYBRO touchpad keyboard support multi-touch function，a single finger click as left mouse, two-finger click as the right mouse , double finger drag as the rolling page up and down,and touchpad support adjusting cursor speed with three grade！
- 【Widely Compatibility】：PONYBRO 2.4GHz Wireless USB keyboard connected by the included usb dongle，that delivers anti-interference and reliable connection for the devices with a USB interface （Raspberry Pi series, Android TV Box , HTPC, PC and more）, if a device without a USB port can be used with a USB adapter，Plug and Play ( no driver needed )！
- 【7 colors RGB Backlit and Rechargeable Battery】：LED colorful backlight allows you to clearly operate the multimedia keyboard in the dark； and Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery with up to 15 days of continuous working time and up to 60 days of standby time. Automatic sleep and wake function,When the battery is very low or fully charged, there will be an LED indicator notify ！
- 【100% SATISFACTION AFTER SALE SERVICE】: PONYBRO offers a 100% satisfaction after-sale service to ensure your purchase has no worries ! We are so confident that you will love our mini keyboard. If you are not satisfied with it, we support 45-day money-back unconditional ,and 12-Months Free Exchange Service for product quality issues,Just contact PONYBRO customer service if any issues happened in future use（find the order and click “contact the seller” then you can give us message）。
- [COMPACT & PORTABLE QWERTY KEYBOARD WITH TOUCHPAD] Innovative and compact QWERTY keyboard with touchpad that provides comfort combined with the freedom of wireless connectivity. Connect to all of your favorite devices with this wireless keyboard.
- [BLUETOOTH 3.0] With a working range of approx. 33ft/10m, easily connect and control Bluetooth devices with this wireless keyboard.
- [LONG LASTING RECHARGEABLE BATTERY] Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery with up to 10 days of continuous working time and up to 50 days of standby time. The LED indicators notify when the battery is low and when it is fully charged. Charging via the included USB cable is simple and easy
- [BACKLIT KEYBOARD] The convenient backlit keyboard is perfect for using in a dark environment.
- [LIMITED LIFETIME WARRANTY] Includes a Limited Lifetime Warranty
- 3 in 1 MultiFunction: 2.4GHz Mini Wireless QWERTY keyboard ＆TouchPad combo＆ LED backlit with USB interface adapter. Touchpad which supports multi-finger functions, A single finger click as left mouse function two-finger click as the right mouse function double finger drag as the rolling screen. Built-in rechargeable lithium battery !
- Game Handle Design: The mini wireless keyboard android is designed like a handle for game player. There are 2 round polorus on the right and left side of the keyboard. At the same time, it also looks like a really keyboard for PC or Notebook.
- Wireless Remote Control: The keyboard can be connected to devices that have a standard USB interface using a mini receiver. And, it can be used as a remote replacement. Its operational range is up to 25 meters.
- Built-in high sensitive smart touchpad with 360-degree flip design.Ideal for devices such as PC Laptop Raspberry Pi 2-3 MacOS Xbox 360 Xbox One PS3 PS4 Google Android TV Box HTPC IPTV and so on.For our i8+ 2.4G Wireless keyboard can work with Amazon Fire TV.Special Notice: if you want to use this keyboard with Amazon Fire TV 4K and Amazon Fire Stick you need to prepare a Micro USB host OTG cable.
- Up to 12 months warranty,We promise 100% satisfactory after-sales service,so that your purchase has no worries.
- 【All In One Keyboard】The Bluetooth keyboard built in a touch pad,replacing the mouse to provide accurate cursor control,allowing smooth and sensitive operation of gestures.
- 【Easy Switch Between 3 Devices】This wireless keyboard supports up to 3 devices simultaneously and can easy switch between them by click one botton. (Bluetooth 4.0 or above)
- 【Customized for Apple Users】Widely compatible with iOS /Mac OS/ipad OS system,support MacBook Pro/Air, iMac, iPhone, iPad Pro/Air/Mini.With 10 Apple specific shortcuts, more meet the habits of Apple users.
- 【Silent Scissor Structure Key】The keyboard adopts scissors structure,it has stronger stability,provide a quick and precise typing experience.Silent and comfortable input keeps you away from noise.Perfect for long time work.
- 【Ultra-Slim Design】The thinnest part is only 0.16 inches.The built-in metal weight block makes the keyboard more stable. Advanced Bluetooth technology supports 26 ft long-distance operation.Our customer service quick response within 48 hours.
Last update on 2021-02-26 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API
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