NUU MiniKey for iPhone 5 announced

TextSo you love your iPhone, but you miss having a physical keyboard. Don’t worry, NUU has got you covered. It has just announced the $59 MiniKey case for iPhone 5 which includes a slide out full QWERTY keyboard. Using Bluetooth, the MiniKey aims to make your typing not only more comfortable, but faster, even including a built in backlight for after dark typing. The keyboard also includes a function set or keys in order to make sure you have all the punctuation you need at your fingertips. For those of you that are worried about this blocking your camera, don’t worry, NUU thought of that too and left a cutout for it. You can read the full press release here:

Rochester, Minn, March 6, 2013 – NUU, a mobile accessories company dedicated to improving functionality through innovative products, unveils the MiniKey for iPhone 5, a slide-out Bluetooth keyboard case that enhances productivity for iPhone power users.

The MiniKey for iPhone 5 is based on the acclaimed iPhone 4 model, adopting similar features such as a backlit keyboard, full 42-key keypad, slightly raised frame to protect the iPhone 5 screen from scratches and special function keys to quickly and easily edit text.  It enhances the previous design through a thinner and lighter frame, on/off switch, ergonomic buttons, quick-charge ability and improved Bluetooth 2.0 connectivity.

Designed for all users, from the business executive to the avid texter, the MiniKey for iPhone 5 features a snap-in design that securely hugs the iPhone 5 while allowing access to all controls, ports and camera.

“The iPhone 5 is a major communications hub in our lives, and while typos and auto-correct mistakes can be amusing and entertaining, it can also create embarrassing and costly situations,” said Danny Sit, CEO of NUU.  “The MiniKey eliminates mistakes by adding a full keyboard and allows users to take back their screen.”


  • Ergonomic Keys – tilted buttons for improved typing experience
  • On/Off Backlit Keys – improves typing in the dark
  • Rubberized Finish – improves grip and comfort
  • Shortcut Keys – quickly and easily edit text
  • Built-in rechargeable battery – charges using micro USB connector
  • Bluetooth V2.0 – improved battery life
  • FCC/CE/C-Tick/BQB Certified – universal compatibility
  • Compact and ultra-light design

NUU MiniKey for iPhone 5 is currently available for $59 at and through Noetic Inc.

What do you think? Are you interested in a physical keyboard for your iPhone? Thinking of buying this? Let us know in the comments, or tweet me @TiP_Kyle. If you are interested, you can check this out here: NUU.

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  • huypaulha94

    If it’s not too thick I mightactually give some thought into buying…