Logitech is now starting to do some nice third-party accessories for Android devices. Before, third-party accessories and peripherals are plenty for iPad and only few are available for Android devices and Windows phones. There are some accessories for them but they usually come from their own manufacturers and typically available at a higher price. It can be concluded that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 can already be considered a success for the South Korean tech giants because a third party accessory manufacturer such as Logitech has decided to supply a keyboard for their tablet.
Thin Keyboard for Galaxy Tab 3 for More Portable Feel
The name says it all. The new keyboard from known PC accessory company will be named the Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Folio S310. As its name suggests, it is a folio for your Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 with an ultrathin keyboard. They keyboard will measure for roughly 80 percent of the actual width and diagonal length of a standard and full-sized PC keyboard. It has island keys which is also with rounded corners that provide decent spaces between the keys. However, its ultrathin built gives the user the inability to do some long keystroke. Well, you can’t have both in this kind of product.
Keyboard to Be Connected Via Bluetooth; Has Its Own Battery Inside
According to the announcement, the new Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Folio S310 will be connected to the Galaxy Tab 3 through Bluetooth. Aside from that, the keyboard will be independent with the tablet when it comes to power supply. It has its own internal battery which helps in preserving the battery life of the tablet. It could be charged with a micro-USB cable. The product’s box will contain a micro-USB cable but a wall-mount charger will not be included. The charger of a smartphone or the tablet’s charger will work just fine with the keyboard. According to their advertisement, the new Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Folio S310 can have a battery life of up to three months considering a usage of just two hours within a day.
Tablet’s Weigh Almost Doubles Up With Keyboard Attached
The Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Folio S310 will be attached with the Galaxy Tab 3 through a two-piece plastic corner bars which are called the “SecureLock System.” It holds the tablet pretty good and provide a good security addition for it. However, they keyboard weighs for about 450 grams while the Galaxy Tab 3 is at 510 grams. That’s almost 90 percent increase in weight for the tablet. But the heavy built is for a reason. It provides balance when the tablet is attached.
Do you think the Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Folio S310 will be a good accessory for the Galaxy Tab 3?