The keyboard's layout has one other problem: The Backspace key is in the wrong spot. My brain is trained to press the key at the far right of the numbers row to perform the backspace function, since that's where practically every keyboard puts that command. On the Targus keyboard, for some reason, the Delete key resides in that location -- and when connected to an Android tablet, the Delete key doesn't actually do anything. I found myself having to regularly interrupt my thought process to look down and find the Backspace key, which is awkwardly placed at the right of the top row, alongside the function keys.
Layout aside, the Targus keyboard sits on a slight slant, and its keys are large and easy to use. The keyboard is responsive, though somewhat noisier than the Logitech or Motorola models. Accuracy was excellent in my tests, with no "sticky key" experiences and only a smattering of missed letters during very fast typing.
Targus Bluetooth Wireless Keyboard for Tablets from Targus Group International
Price: $63.99 (direct); $48 - $74 (retail)
Dimensions: 4.9 x 0.7 x 11.4 in.
Weight: 0.7 lb.
Powered by: 2 AAA batteries
Pros: Compact and lightweight; large, responsive keys; excellent accuracy
Cons: No Android-specific functions; oddly placed Backspace key; feels slightly less natural than other models
Targus's Bluetooth Wireless Keyboard for Tablets wins points for its light and compact design. It's also the least expensive model of the three here. But unless you're looking for a multipurpose keyboard, the Targus keyboard's lack of Android-specific functions puts it a notch below the other contenders.
The Motorola Wireless Keyboard has the nicest form of any of the wireless tablet keyboards I tested. Its larger form and lack of bundled accessories put it just a hair behind Logitech's offering -- but with its excellent design and array of dedicated Android keys, Motorola's keyboard is a class act that's well worth its price.
However, the Logitech Tablet Keyboard for Android 3.0+ is my pick for the best overall, universal Android tablet keyboard. Its outstanding performance, combined with the included carrying case and tablet stand, puts it a step ahead of the competition.