The best wireless gaming keyboard in 2022

The best wireless gaming keyboards are often indistinguishable from their cabled siblings these days, offering super low latencies and long-lasting battery lives. While these decks can still be a little more premium than wired models, though, you’re still getting all the macro controls and high-speed switches you would expect from a high-end set of keys. On top of all that, cutting cables from your setup makes for a much cleaner look overall as well. 

We’ve put together a full list of the best wireless gaming keyboards on the market right now, after putting a range of models through their paces across work, play, and everything in between. Many of these are some of the best gaming keyboards money can buy overall, so you know you’re not sacrificing anything important by opting for a cordless model. However, we have still paid due attention to every budget here, so you won’t have to break the bank to achieve that untethered lifestyle. 

We test wireless gaming keyboards in the same way we would test any other device – we run through actuation speeds and response times, assess durability, design, form factor, and scale, and run each keyboard through a series of in-game tests. To find the best wireless gaming keyboards, though, we’re always keeping a close eye on that battery level and RGB brightness to make sure no corners have been cut. 

The best wireless gaming keyboards

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1. Logitech G915 Lightspeed

The best wireless gaming keyboard for most people

Specifications

Size: FullConnection: Lightspeed / BluetoothSwitches: GL low profile mechanical – linear, tactile, clickyKeycaps: ABSMedia keys: Dedicated playback, volume rollerMacro keys: 5Wrist rest: NoneBattery: up to 30 hours full brightness / 96 hours no RGBWeight: 36.16oz (1,025g)

Reasons to buy

+Sleek mechanical switches+Slimline design+Dedicated macro keys+Solid battery life

Reasons to avoid

-ABS keycaps pick up oil-No wrist rest

The Logitech G915 Lightspeed has long been considered the gold standard for wireless gaming keyboards. With its slimline, sleek aesthetic and snappy low profile mechanical keys, you’ll be flying across this board in no time. Not only that, but your wireless connection will keep up thanks to an excellent Lightspeed dongle receiver feeding information to your PC with aplomb. 

That 30-hour peak brightness battery life certainly stands out from the crowd too (the far more expensive Razer Blackwidow V3 Pro featured below only offers up to 13 hours on full whack). While it can’t quite match other options on this list with that RGB switched off, those looking for a bright and colorful experience should prioritise this best of both worlds approach. 

You’re also getting bags of extra features for your cash here; five dedicated macro keys, a suite of media controls, an aluminium top casing, and the ability to pair to two devices at the same time. That means this isn’t exactly a cheap gaming keyboard, but thanks to its age, we are seeing that $229.99 / £209.99 MSRP sliding. Prices are closer to $180 / £140 these days, which is still a considerable investment, but by no means knocking on the doors of Razer’s pricing. 

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2. Corsair K63 Wireless

The best wireless gaming keyboard under $100 / £100

Specifications

Size: TKLConnection: 2.4GHz / Bluetooth 4.2 / wiredSwitches: Cherry MX RedKeycaps: ABSMedia keys: DedicatedMacros: Assigned to any keyWrist rest: DetachableBattery: up to 20 hours full brightness / 70 hours no RGBWeight: 67oz (1.9kg)

Reasons to buy

+Affordable price point+Compact design +Reliable connection

Reasons to avoid

-No onboard memory-Shorter battery life-Blue lighting only

The Corsair K63 Wireless may carry a $109 / £119 MSRP, but in reality we haven’t seen this cheap wireless gaming keyboard go above $100 / £100 in a seriously long time. The tech touted by these cordless planks usually makes them considerably more expensive than their wired counterparts, but the Corsair K63 is an exception. That’s because you’re dropping a few quality of life features like onboard memory, longer battery life, and full spectrum RGB lighting to secure a deck with a reliable wireless connection for a great price. 

If you’re simply after a wire-free setup, and don’t mind losing out on some of the more premium features, this is a must-see. The TKL design keeps that footprint small on your desktop, and also provides space for wider sweeping mouse movements. Meanwhile, Cherry MX Red switches are working hard to keep your keypresses snappy and light as well. You can even slot it straight into a separate lap board for couch play on Xbox. 

You can still enjoy blue LEDs under your keycaps as well, a 1,000Hz polling rate, full N-key rollover, and macros assigned to any key. All of that, along with the dedicated media controls and wrist rest, means the Corsair K63 Wireless is serving some seriously impressive value for money these days.

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3. Razer BlackWidow V3 Pro

The best premium wireless gaming keyboard

Specifications

Size: FullConnection: 2.4GHz / Bluetooth / WiredSwitches: Razer Green / YellowKeycaps: Doubleshot ABSMedia keys: Dedicated with volume dialMacros: Assign to any keyWrist rest: DetachableBattery: up to 13 hours full brightness / 192 hours no RGBWeight: 49.6oz / 1.4kg

Reasons to buy

+Record macros on the fly+Premium keyboard and wrist rest quality+Doubleshot keycaps+Vibrant RGB

Reasons to avoid

-No dedicated macro buttons-Chunkier design that Logitech G915

There’s no getting around it, the Razer BlackWidow V3 Pro is an expensive keyboard. However, the key here is that you’re picking up all the luxury features of top of the range decks, then cutting the cord that’s usually attached to them. Per-key RGB lighting, on the fly macro recording, high-quality build materials, doubleshot keycaps, and silky smooth Razer switches are all features reserved for the upper echelons of mechanical ranks – and they’re all present here. 

This is a wireless gaming keyboard you’ll be sticking with for a while – and not only because of that price tag. An aluminium top plate and thick plastic base makes this a particularly durable rig, and those doubleshot keycaps will be able to keep up with longer term use without losing their legends as well. 

The size and shape are very similar to the wired Razer Huntsman V2, plush leatherette wrist rest and all, though the wireless connection won’t be able to keep up with that 8,000Hz polling rate. You’re still getting those satisfying Razer switches and vivid RGB lighting, as well as all the other bells and whistles associated with Sneki, all coming together to create a truly premium wireless gaming keyboard. 

Read more: Razer BlackWidow V3 Pro review

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4. Keychron K8

The best hot-swappable wireless keyboard

Specifications

Size: TKLConnection: Bluetooth / WiredSwitches: Gateron G Pro Red / Blue / Brown (hot-swappable)Keycaps: ABSMedia keys: Not dedicatedMacros: NoneWrist rest: NoneBattery: up to 240 hours no RGBWeight: 31.2oz / 884g

Reasons to buy

+More affordable than other Keychron models+4,000mAh battery

Reasons to avoid

-No 2.4GHz connection-Hot-swappable design is extra

Keychron is one of the biggest names in hot-swappable keyboards, but the K8 ticks just the right boxes to serve both typists and gamers alike. Its TKL design keeps things svelt, but you’re still getting arrow keys and a dedicated function row to play with. Not only that, but this is one of the more affordable wireless hot-swappable keyboards on the market right now and certainly one of the better value for money options. Yes, that Bluetooth 5.1 connection isn’t going to top the lightning fast 2.4GHz dongles of more gaming-specific decks, but if you’re not investing too much time in FPS titles, you can still easily get by. 

The real value here comes in those hot-swappable switches. The Keychron K8 ships with a range of Gateron switches straight out the box. However, you’ll be able to seat any 3 or 5 pin switch into this PCB without soldering a thing. That’s perfect for customizing your deck in the future, or swapping out certain keys for a more dynamic feel. 

It should be noted that hot-swappable keyboards in general aren’t as focused on the gaming market as the likes of Razer, Corsair, or HyperX. However, the mechanical switches found under these keycaps certainly are, and you’re still getting plenty of RGB effects to give off that aesthetic to boot. 

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5. Razer BlackWidow V3 Mini Hyperspeed

The best mini wireless gaming keyboard

Specifications

Size: 65%Connection: 2.4GHz / Bluetooth / WiredSwitches: Razer Green / YellowKeycaps: Doubleshot ABSMedia keys: NoneMacros: Assign to any keyWrist rest: NoneBattery: 1Weight: up to 17 hours full brightness / 200 hours no RGB

Reasons to buy

+Compact size+HyperSpeed wireless+Responsive, tactile keys

Reasons to avoid

-Poor battery life with RGB -Pricey for a 65% design

The best wireless gaming keyboards are built for portability as well as performance, and nowhere is that better exemplified than in the Razer BlackWidow V3 Mini HyperSpeed. This is more than a scaled down version of the V3 Pro above; you’re getting a 65% keyboard perfect for slinging into a backpack (and to keeping your desk space clear), with functionality options often abandoned on smaller 60% models. 

By that, we mean arrow buttons. While the Razer Huntsman Mini Analog, for example, offers a similarly tiny form factor, it – and many others like it – moves directional arrows onto a double function layer across the rest of the deck. That’s fine for casual use, but it quickly grates. You’re getting full access to everything you need here, though – perfect for both gaming and productivity. 

On top of that, we found the V3 Mini to be particularly responsive – indistinguishable from a wired device thanks to that HyperSpeed connection. Plus, we were particularly impressed with the Yellow linear switches in our test unit. Packed with sound dampeners, these switches don’t just perform well, they sound great too. 

All in all, those after a super clean setup should certainly start their search with the Razer BlackWidow V3 Mini. 

Read more: Razer BlackWidow V3 Mini Hyperspeed review

How we test wireless gaming keyboards

We put each gaming keyboard that passes our desks through a series of rigorous tests to see where it lands among the competition. We take each keyboard into our daily lives during the entire testing process, working, living, and playing with these devices for a considerable amount of time. On top of our speed, durability, useability, and customization checks, we’re also testing connection speed and reliability, and battery life on wireless gaming keyboards in particular. 

For more information on how we make our recommendations, take a look at our full GamesRadar Hardware Policy and our guide to how we test gaming keyboards


We’re also rounding up all the best Razer keyboards for more inspiration, or for more cordless setup options check out our roundups of the best wireless gaming mouse models and best wireless gaming headsets available now. 

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