Logitech K600: A Keyboard To Connect Your Smart TV and More


Logitech_Black logo high quality original officialLet’s be honest. Navigating your Smart TV can be a bit of a hassle, especially when there’s typing involved. If you connect your PC to the TV, you still have to go through the awkward navigation of the screen with your mouse and keyboard, which is still not ideal. But don’t worry, Logitech’s got you covered, with their Smart TV remote keyboard – the K600.

Logitech K600 – Just a Remote Keyboard?

This remote keyboard isn’t just that. It also contains a touchpad to rid you of the inconvenience of having to connect and use a separate mouse. And not only that, but it also comes with the Smart TV shortcuts lined up on its left-most side.

K600 also has a D-pad because every TV nowadays has the on-screen menu and app grid interface. Heck, you can even control media players in streaming apps with it.

The touchpad has all the precision of any laptop-like touchpad, in addition to supporting the use of two fingers to scroll up and down web pages, as well as zooming in and out on the PC connected to the TV.

Logitech Remote Smart TV Keyboard K600

Speaking of the TV, the Smart TV shortcuts available on the left side of the keyboard include all the necessary keys – Home, Back, App Switch, and Search.

Not only that, Windows and Mac users can even personalize the K600 in Logitech Options software by assigning specific functions or shortcuts to whichever keys they want. But that’s not all folks! You can also customize the touchpad settings.

You can use it to browse the web, search for content you want to watch, enter complicated passwords, all the perks you can imagine having with a remote keyboard + mouse combo.

Tech talk

This Smart TV remote keyboard supports a wide range of Smart TVs: Samsung SUHD/UHD (Tizen – 2016+), LG OLED/SUHD/UHD (WebOS – 2016+), and Sony Bravia UHD (Android TV – 2016+).

The size is the same as most of your typical keyboards – 0.8 inches (20 mm) in height x 14.4 in (367 mm) width x 4.6 in (117 mm) in depth. Add its weight of just 1.7 lbs (500 g) and you get a compact keyboard that you can place on your lap.

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It has a wireless range of up to 49 feet (15 meters), a 12-month battery life for two AAA batteries, and can be connected to up to three devices. You can keep track of its connection status with the help of LEDs.

As for software support, you’ll only need Logitech Options on macOS 10.11 and above, and Windows 7 and above.

The keyboard is available for purchase in October for $69.99. If you’re not sure whether or not your TV is compatible, you can check on this page.

YouTube: Logitech K600 TV Keyboard – Smart TV typing and navigation Black

Photo credit: All images used are owned by and were provided by Logitech.

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Sead Fadilpasic
Sead Fadilpasic
Freelance writer / journalist / blogger. Tech enthusiast and gadget freak. Guitarist. Previously Al Jazeera journalist.
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