Anidees Prismatic Bluetooth Keyboard Review
Any time there is a new far-eastern manufacturer on the block there is a tendency to go “who?” when a product arrives. But dismiss them at your peril because for every fly-by-night company there is one that will soon take over the world. It is, to some degree, a hangover of the old Japanese car manufacturer thing wherein both Detroit and Longbridge dismissed them and very quickly – in business terms – collapsed under the competition. A quick glance around anything you own shows how much of it is manufactured in an Asian country, so just because it’s a brand you haven’t heard of doesn’t mean you should just assume it’s some flaky Chinese copy of a better product and ignore it.
We, of course, treat every piece of hardware entirely on its own merits and try as hard as possible to ignore the brand name on the box. Expectations are the root of all disappointment as well as a lack of objectivity. Anyone who has glanced at a less reputable streamer or website and seen how they absolutely love anything that has been sent to them regardless of objective quality. That’s no way to ensure your readers understand you review everything upon its own capabilities and will berate a poor quality item from a larger manufacturer if the product deserves it.
So, Anidees, a company you probably haven’t heard of, have a range of cases and peripherals and we’re taking a look at their extremely compact keyboard, the Prismatic, today.
A regular full size keyboard runs to about 450mm wide by 160mm deep, so the 293mm x 103mm dimensions of the Prismatic show how tiny it is. Obviously something with a footprint this small has to make compromises and in this case the keys are far more in keeping with a notebook than even a TKL design, much less a full 104 key offering.