Face Off: Eagletec KG011 vs Huo Ji E-Element Z-88
Posted 8th January 2019 By: Derpina    460 Views
Tech Review – Building a gaming setup on a budget is a challenge. Here, you’re not only considering the price, but quality and longevity of the equipment. The obvious place to start hunting is by looking at stores that offer the best deals to customers. Hence, today’s episode of Tipify Gaming Equipment series features two budget-friendly gaming keyboards on Amazon: Eagletec KG011 and Huo Ji E-Element Z-88.
Though still function as small retail companies, Eagletec and Huo Ji are both well-received by amateur gamers who frequently buy gaming gear and equipment on Amazon. They’re not just budget-friendly, they’re also top-rated.
Eagletec KG011 Mechanical Keyboard
The Eagletec KG011 impressed nearly 2,000 buyers on Amazon. The keyboard is currently priced at $41.99 USD and is frequently bought together with an RGB Gaming Mouse in a similar color. One of the main reasons gamers rave about it is because its fit and finish and design—KG011 is a head-turner. It has a white, brushed aluminum design that makes the keyboard’s texture look spectacular. The keys attached to it are non-slip and splash-proof and only makes a tactile and quiet click, so it’s satisfying to use. Minus the color, many say that the construction of its body is similar to the more expensive Corsair K55 RGB. The only downside you’ll notice is it only offers three LED backlighting: silver, black, and white. But the three colors look really good on a white backdrop.
The keyboard’s features can truly rival other high-end brands. It has a standard 104-key design with custom switches equivalent to Cherry MX Blue. The switches can last up to 50 million keystrokes. Moreover, it has an n-key rollover which allows you to press every key at once without losing your previous and present input. You can also customize the keyboard to fit your favorite gaming genre as all keys are interchangeable and easily removed.
Huo Ji E-Element Z-88 Mechanical Keyboard
Facing the build, design, and performance of Eagletec KG011 is Huo Ji’s E-Element Z-88. The keyboard sells for $49.99 USD on Amazon and currently boasts a 4.4 out of 5 stars customer rating. Surprisingly, not all of them are gamers. The product developer claims that it was geared to blend two different usage scenarios: office work and gaming. It features a non-slip ergonomic and water-resistant design that can stand long and intense typing and gaming sessions, but the most impressive premium features include its 104 anti-ghosting keys, n-key rollover, and Outemu switches equivalent to Cherry MX).
The built and design of the keyboard, as expected, is perfect for everyone’s office or gaming setup. It is built with top-quality, white metal and ABS construction. For aesthetic purposes, it offers crystal clear uniform backlighting and lettering where you can manipulate the 10-mode RGB backlighting. You can program all of the keys to be the same or any color you want with no software needed.