"The Keychron Q1 brings premium keyboard enthusiast features, like a gasket-mounted design and open-source software, at an attainable price, setting a high bar."
" The Keychron Q1 is an easy keyboard to love. It’s exciting to see a $170 keyboard offer so much, including gasket mounting and stabilizers that are far less noisy than the vast majority of prebuilt mechanical keyboards on the shelves."
Keychron Q1 Review : A personalized keyboard that will last for years - by Andy Boxall @Digitaltrends
“The Keychron Q1 mechanical keyboard is as customizable as you want it to be, with plenty of options to personalize your typing experience and make it last longer, and for a price that's similar to non-customizable models.”
“ It’s a keyboard that can grow with you, or simply stay as it is, for not a lot more money than a non-customizable mechanical model."
"The fact that you can configure pretty much anything else to your liking makes this a great entry into the world of barebones keyboard at a price that’s very competitive."
"Should you buy one? Yes. It's an absolute pleasure to type on, and the extensive customization options mean it will last for years."
Keychron Q1 QMK custom mechanical keyboard review: A premium, affordable experience for you - by Matthew Miller @ZDNet
"Keychron makes it easy for keyboard newbies like me to dive right in and swap things out to create a fully custom and optimized typing platform."
"I've been extremely pleased by the performance and experience with the Q1 QMK so if you have any interest in customizing your keyboard or having one that you can easily maintenance each part by yourself, then you should seriously consider the Keychron Q1."
Keychron Q1 Wired 75% Mechanical Keyboard Review: The Hotswap Mechanical Keyboard for Perfectionists - by Kannon Yamada @Makeuseof
"As a veteran keyboard builder, I love the $169 Keychron Q1 75% ten-keyless (TKL) keyboard. Its near-perfect typing experience dominates the competition. It's perfect for typists who don't need a ten-key keypad."
" Its first designs focused on products for the Mac. But it's since moved on to building general-use keyboards."