I am relatively new to the wide world of mechanical keyboards. My first clicky board was a cheap Pictek pickup from Amazon, and last year I upgraded to a custom board with high-quality switches. Now, I’m a total convert and I was very excited to test the Womier G75, with its promise of a quiet yet satisfying typing experience, stylish look, and customisability.

The first thing you’ll notice about the keyboard is its design, which takes a ‘coffee’ theme, thanks to its proprietary Womier Coffee switches, and runs with it. The sides of the keys match the translucent, caramel-coloured casing, and the board comes with three novelty keys for the space bar, enter, and escape keys, all themed around coffee. It certainly stands out in a market filled with boring black and beige boards with the odd, garish eyesore here and there. It does this without feeling overstated.


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When you first plug the board in, you’re assaulted with that classic array of rainbow RGB lights. Fortunately, Womier’s software allows you to customise the underlighting to an impressive degree. Now, instead of an off-theme rainbow that clashes horribly with the coffee theme, I have soft lights that flash up under the keys only when I press them, which is much more befitting this elegant board.

Womier G75 Photograph

Experience-wise, the Womier G75 is understated yet satisfying. The keystrokes are, of course, clicky, but rather muted, feeling less harsh than keyboards with more typical linear switches. If you then switch from the default gasket mounting to top mounting, you get a slightly clickier, stiffer experience that feels more responsive. Changing between mounting methods is a simple task involving opening up the keyboard and either adding or removing eight screws, and it doesn’t take longer than a few minutes. I vastly preferred the softer clacks of the gasket mounts – and so will anyone else who shares an office.

The compact nature of the keyboard makes it a little tricky to get used to – especially if you’re accustomed to typing on a full keyboard with num pads and classically-arranged function keys – but once you’re acquainted with the layout, it’s very comfortable to use. I appreciate the placement of the delete key above the backspace key for ease of use, and I really like the volume control knob, which also functions as a play/pause button. Womier has crammed a ton of functionality into this thing.

A Womier G75 Keyboard from the side and from the back

At a price point of around $99, the Womier G75 is in a weird middle ground in terms of mechanical keyboards. It’s not up there with the enthusiast boards that cost hundreds of dollars, but it’s fairly cheap for a gasket-mounted board with unique switches. For how sturdy it feels and how satisfying an experience it provides, it seems like a very fair price, making it a good keyboard for the typist who wants to delve into the lower-end of upper-end mechanicals.

This keyboard gives me a great alternative to the far louder board I’ve been using for a long time, looks very sleek and stylish, and is the perfect size for travel. It feels like a quality bit of kit at a competitive price.

The Womier G75 was provided for this review

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