Microsoft Wireless Desktop 800 USB Keyboard and Mouse Combo – Review

As promised earlier of reviewing new and useful gadgets briefly on Sysberto, we are ready with our first review. This is going to be a review of Microsoft Wireless Desktop 800 USB Keyboard and Mouse Combo. This product performs really well.

It is a well known fact that the Microsoft’s Windows is the most used Operating System by the World. Like Google, Microsoft too keep inventing Some New Things like Xbox Game Console, Software Development and many more. Now-a-days, Computer Peripherals like Ergonomic Keyboards, Laser mice and HD Webcams are made to connect easily on Windows OS.

Here, The Microsoft Desktop 800 Wireless Keyboard and Mouse combo is perfect for use at work as well as good in performance.

What’s Included In Box Packaging

As We have this Shiny Black Wireless Keyboard, Microsoft Packaging Includes Simple Rectangular Box containing:

  • Keyboard
  • Mouse
  • USB Transceiver
  • Manual + Warranty Card

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Style & Physical Dimensions


Here we have Black coloured Shiny Keyboard with a Mouse and If we talk about Physical Dimensions of Keyboard and mouse then they are 456 x 158 x 45.7 mm and 58 x 113.5 x 39.6 mm respectively. This Wireless keyboard weighs only 1300 grams with batteries inserted and mouse weighs 65.9 g inclusive of batteries. This new Optical Wireless Mouse has an ambidextrous design that means it can be used by either the left or the right hand whatever you like. Both Are Ergonomically designed to improve your Work Speed and Quality of your Work as well as less errors.

Seamless Connectivity & Portability


Microsoft Desktop 800 Wireless keyboard and mouse are connected by a Small Receiver that needed to be plugged in USB 2.0 Port. The 2.4 GHz Secure wireless connection provides proper connectivity with no restrictions on Data Transfer. You may use both within a Radius of 30 feet from the Receiver and so it is Perfect Option for those who want to work from any where not only sitting in front of Screen.

There is Small Storage area underneath mouse to keep Small USB Receiver if you want to transport it from one place to another.

Performance & Battery + Other Features


Microsoft Desktop 800 Wireless Mice uses Microsoft’s LED optical technology for quick and accurate movement of the cursor. Advantage of the 1000 dots-per-inch (DPI) tracking system let you handle it easily alongwith 3 Mouse Buttons which includes the Scroll Wheel Button which is used for different Applications uses.

With Plug n Play Capability, you may connect it to any PC / Computer easily by disconnecting and Reconnecting it again.
This combo works mostly on all versions of Windows OS and Mac OS X v10.4 or later too.

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If We talk about Hotkeys or Shortcut keys than the answer is Yes, as Microsoft taken care of this things too by Integrating Calculator and Zoom Buttons for quickly accessing to them. Shortcut Keys like Volume increase or Decrease are also a part of this Wireless Keyboard.

As The Keyboard and Mouse are Wireless requiring Batteries to work, For keyboard you will be needing 2 AAA Alkaline Batteries where as 2 AA batteries for Working of Mouse.

There is Battery Life Indicator on Keyboard to Avoid getting caught with a dead battery. The battery status indicator glows red when the battery is running low and that simply means you must Replace them with Fresh or Newer ones and to extend the Life of AA Batteries of Mouse you may Turn off it via Power Button. It is expected that battery life is about 15 Months for Keyboard and 8 months for Mouse.

As a Part of Service, Microsoft gives 2 Year Limited Warranty on this but We don’t have to worry much as the Product is Tested By Microsft as well.

Negatives :

1)The Function Keys are too small as Seen on Other Keyboards.

2)There is no indicator for Num Lock | Scroll Lock | Caps Lock.

After Overall Studying the Positives and Negatives we will say that this is Decent Product with Attractive look and Ergonomic in Style. This will be better option to those who works in Office or at work but not much good option to Gamers and Multimedia Shortcut Key Lovers.

This Product is available at Rs.1360/- on Flipkart or You may try in your Local Stores too.

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