Keychron K8 J1 RGB TKL Hot swappable Wireless Mechanical Keyboard Red Switches with Aluminium Frame K8J1


  • RGB Backlight
  • Red Switch
  • Gateron (Hot-Swappable)

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A tenkeyless wireless mechanical keyboard

Engineered to maximize your productivity with most popular TKL layout. The hot-swappable offers the freedom to easily personalize your typing experience without soldering.

Wireless and wired modes

Connects with up to 3 devices via Bluetooth and switch among them easily. With high reliable and broad compatibility Broadcom Bluetooth 5.1 chipset, the K8 is best to fit home, office and light gaming use while connecting with your smartphone, laptop and iPad. It also has wired mode with USB Type-C connection.

Suitable for all devices

Compatible for both macOS and Windows. Keychron is one of only a few in the market that comes with a Mac multimedia keys layout for Mac enthusiasts.


Hot-swappable means to customize your typing experience without soldering, just pop them in and it’s done. The socket of Gateron (Hot-swappable) is compatible with almost all the MX style 3pin and 5pin mechanical switches on the market (including Gateron, Cherry, Kailh, etc.). SMD-LED compatible switches are the best for showing the backlights.

Note: Switches shown in features are for illustrative purposes only. Please check description, specifications, and title for correct model before purchasing.

Meticulously designed

Designed with versatility in mind, you can access your smart assistant with the dedicated Siri or Cortana key on the K8. The two adjustable angled rubber feet are greatly enhanced productivity.

Tenkeyless layout

Tenkeyless layout is one of the most popular among mechanical keyboards. It offers convenient access to all the essential multimedia and function keys for Mac and Windows in a compact size.

18 Types of RGB

Engineered with more than 15 types of RGB light and comes with different styles (flashing, breathing, or static white etc) which will match up to your mood.

Largest battery

The K8 comes with a battery capacity of 4000mAh. The K8 can last up to 240 hours typing (backlight off).

Note: Feature images are for illustrative purposes only. Please check title, description, and specifications for correct model and specifications upon purchasing.



Number of Keys87 keys
SwitchesGateron Red
Number of Multimedia Keys12
Frame MaterialABS+Aluminum bezels
Keycap MaterialABS
Keycap ProfileOEM
Package Contents1 x Keyboard
1 x USB-A to USB Type-C Cable
1 x Keycap Puller
1 x Switch Puller
1 x User Manual

Connectivity and Power

Backlit Types18
BacklitAdjustable 4-level RGB backlit
Battery4000mAh Rechargeable li-polymer battery
BT Working Time (Backlit off)Up to 240 hours (Lab test result may vary by actual use)
BT Working Time (Single LED)Up to 68 hours (Lab test result may vary by actual use)
BT Working Time (RGB)Up to 72 hours (Lab test result may vary by actual use)
ConnectionBluetooth and Type-C cable
Bluetooth version5.1
Bluetooth Device NameKeychron K8
Compatible SystemmacOS/Windows

Physical Unit

Dimension (Plastic frame version)355 x 123mm
WeightAbout 740g / 26.1oz
Dimension (Aluminum bezels version)359 x 127mm
Height incl. keycap (front)35mm
Height incl. keycap (rear)42mm
WeightAbout 887g / 31.2oz
Operating Environment-10 to 50℃