The CHERRY MX-LP 2.1 Compact Wireless Keyboard is not just another addition to the gaming keyboard market; it’s a statement piece. With its eye-catching design and advanced features, this 65-percent gaming keyboard is designed to impress both in aesthetics and functionality. This keyboard is a perfect blend of CHERRY’s renowned precision engineering and modern wireless technology, making it a standout choice for gamers and professionals alike. Whether you’re battling in an esports arena or crunching numbers in an office, the MX-LP 2.1 offers the versatility and performance to excel in any environment.

The Cherry MX-LP 2.1 is currently available on AMAZON UK FOR £117.65 or on AMAZON.COM FOR $149.99.

Cherry MX-LP 2.1 Specifications:

  • Design & Build: Compact with 68 keys, bold color combinations, and a trendy look.
  • Key Technology: CHERRY MX Low Profile precision switches, ensuring up to 100 million strokes.
  • Profile & Speed: 35% lower profile, 40% higher bounce speed, and fast key detection.
  • Wireless Technology: Advanced Wireless Technology with less than 1ms latency in 2.4GHz mode and Bluetooth 5.2 mode supporting multi-device switching.
  • Lighting: Customizable RGB lighting with over 16 million colors.
  • Ergonomics: Adjustable height with screw-in rubber feet.
  • Additional Features: Full n-key rollover, anti-ghosting, WIN key lockout, and abrasion-resistant key caps.
  • Dimensions & Weight: 308mm length, 99mm width, 27mm height, and weighs 427g.
  • Compatibility & Power: Compatible with Windows 10, 11, 7, 8; rechargeable Li-Ion battery with smart charging via USB-C

Closer Look

The front of the box has a nice image of the MX-LP 2.1 wireless keyboard. The image of the keyboard itself really pops and gives a great idea of what the keyboard will really look like.

CHERRY MX LP 2.1 Compact Wireless Keyboard box front

Opening the box and everything is presented very well. There is a small covering that not only helps the MX-LP 2.1 not get scratched or scuffed during transit, it also offers a more premium feel when unboxing the keyboard.

CHERRY MX LP 2.1 Compact Wireless Keyboard box open

Inside the box is the MX-LP 2.1 keyboard, USB-C charging cable and a wireless dongle.

CHERRY MX LP 2.1 Compact Wireless Keyboard box content

This is a very compact keyboard and has less than 70 keys on it. It was also nice to see how the keys are color-coded based on their function. I am normally a full-size keyboard kind of guy due to how much I use the numpad but there is no denying that the extra room on my desk while using this was absolutely amazing.

CHERRY MX LP 2.1 Compact Wireless Keyboard full keyboard

The MX-LP 2.1 is a sleek wireless keyboard that can be used for both gaming and professional needs. Keeping things compact can sometimes be hard but CHERRY has done a great job, especially giving some keys a secondary function.

CHERRY MX LP 2.1 Compact Wireless Keyboard keys 2

The MX-LP 2.1 can be connected to three devices at the same time, and you can switch between them simply by choosing which connection you want. Best of all, this is all done on the keyboard itself!

This means you can switch between your PC, tablet phone or any three devices you want with ease.

CHERRY MX LP 2.1 Compact Wireless Keyboard keys close up

The MX Low Profile RGB Speed Switches are amazing! Lately, my daily keyboard has had the MX Speed Silver switches so this low-profile variant was right up my alley. From typing to gaming, these keys are as responsive as any other switch I have ever used. After a quick adjustment to the size of the keyboard, I had no issues at all when typing or gaming.

CHERRY MX LP 2.1 Compact Wireless Keyboard cherry switch

There are a number of RGB effects and colors you can choose from to customize the MX-LP 2.1 wireless keyboard. Personally, I like the rainbow effect but that could also be due to the fact that is generally the default setting and I am too lazy to change it.

CHERRY MX LP 2.1 Compact Wireless Keyboard RGB

On the back or bottom of the keyboard, however, you look at it is the normal information we see on similar products. However, there is one additional sticker and while it may be hard to read in the image, the smaller sticker on the bottom says ” The fast-charging interface is not supported. To ensure security, you are advised to connect the interface to a computer.” Basically, don’t try to charge this up from the mains outlet, make sure it is plugged into a PC so it will charge up properly.

CHERRY MX LP 2.1 Compact Wireless Keyboard keyboard back

Use Cases

The MX-LP 2.1 excels in various scenarios:

  • For Gamers: Its low latency and precision switches cater to the needs of professional esports.
  • For Professionals: The compact design saves space, making it ideal for office or home setups.
  • Multi-Device Users: The keyboard’s Bluetooth multi-channel support allows seamless switching between devices like PCs, tablets, or smartphones.


The CHERRY MX-LP 2.1 Compact Wireless Keyboard is a game-changer in the world of compact keyboards. It’s a true testament to CHERRY’s commitment to combining style with substance, delivering not just a visually striking keyboard but one packed with cutting-edge features. From its ultra-responsive low-profile keys and versatile wireless connectivity to its customizable RGB lighting, this keyboard goes above and beyond to cater to both the hardcore gamer and the diligent professional. Whether it’s for gaming dominance or enhancing productivity, the MX-LP 2.1 stands as a symbol of innovation and excellence in keyboard technology.

As for the price, well you get what you pay for. The MX-LP 2.1 is far from the cheapest around but considering it is made by CHERRY, offers stellar performance, and can connect to multiple devices with ease, the price tag is OK with us!

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The Cherry MX-LP 2.1 is currently available on AMAZON UK FOR £117.65 or on AMAZON.COM FOR $149.99.