Xiaomi first launched the 87-key Yuemi mechanical keyboard in October 2016 with a price tag of 299 yuan ($42). After that, the company had in 2018 gone on to launch an improved version with 104 keys priced at 329 yuan as well as the Mechanical Keyboard Pro Silent Edition with a 599 yuan price tag. The tech giant has now announced a second-generation Yuemi Mechanical Keyboard in China.
The keyboard retains the 87-key design and the 299 yuan price tag. It utilises an aluminium alloy body but the 87 keycaps present with a dual-colour design made from both TTC red shaft and ABS materials.
It retains the dimensions at 358mm x 128mm x 31.6mm and weighs 940g. The keyboard has a 6-layer design and the body is made of an H32 aluminium alloy steel with an excellent finish and offers more wear resistance.
It also comes with 4 different levels of LED backlight. The keyboard has a built-in 32-bit ARM main control chip, 1000Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time and support for up to 11 key presses without contradictions.