The SteelSeries Apex Pro TKL keyboard has an OLED smart display and is on sale for $180

Apex Pro Keyboard
Apex Pro Keyboard (Image credit: Amazon)

Dell has the SteelSeries Apex Pro tenkeyless keyboard on sale for $179.99. This is a special keyboard that does not go on sale very often. It is normally $200, and that's the price you'll find it at most places, including Best Buy. Best Buy's eBay store did briefly match this price, but the keyboard has gone out of stock there. No one else is carrying it for this low. Even though this isn't the greatest discount in the history of discounts, it's worth mentioning because this keyboard doesn't go on sale. It hasn't dropped this low ever outside of Black Friday.

SteelSeries Apex Pro TKL keyboard with display

SteelSeries Apex Pro TKL keyboard with display

The OLED display helps you adjust settings and track stuff on the fly even while in game without pulling up a different window. Made with a lifetime durable aircraft-grade aluminum alloy. Customize actuation distance. Full RGB lighting.

Our review of the Apex Pro gave it 5 stars out of 5 and called it "one of the best mechanical keyboards you'll try for some time." Rich Edmonds added, "This keyboard is unlike anything I've used before, and I doubt it'll be beaten, even by future typing platforms with my beloved low-profile switches. If you can stretch your budget to accommodate the price — and you've already got a kick-ass gaming PC — I cannot recommend the Apex Pro enough."

One of the coolest standout features of this keyboard is the small OLED smart display in the top right corner. This display can used as a sort of integrated command center for all your keyboard settings. You can adjust things on the fly and see where everything's at without needing to look at your computer, open up another piece of software, or tab out of whatever game you're playing or program you're working with. It will even work with third-party programs like Spotify, Discord, and more to give you relevant information.

The keybaord is also made for a lifetime of durability. It's built with aircraft-grade aluminum alloy. It has a palm rest to help keep your wrists from fatiguing during long sessions. It also uses OmniPoint adjustable mechanical switches that give you a rapid response when every keystroke matters. You can also use the USB pass-through port, which is compatible with plenty of accessories. Plug in your mouse or headset adapter or whatever else this way in case you can't reach the computer.

The keyboard has RGB backlighting for the keys, too, so you can keep using it in the dark or with custom lighting effects. It's compatible with both PC and Mac.

John Levite
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J.D. Levite has been in the deals game since 2012. He has posted daily deals at Gizmodo, The Wirecutter, The Sweethome, and now covers deals for Android Central, iMore, and Windows Central. He was there for the first Prime Day and has braved the full force of Black Friday. If you cut him, he bleeds savings. But don't try it for real. That's a metaphor.