World's first smart typewriter

Freewrite Smart Typewriter (2nd Gen)

$549 USD $499 USD
 Freewrite Smart Typewriter (2nd Gen)
 Freewrite Smart Typewriter (2nd Gen)
 Freewrite Smart Typewriter (2nd Gen)
 Freewrite Smart Typewriter (2nd Gen)

Freewrite Smart Typewriter (2nd Gen)

New and improved 2nd Generation with 2x real world battery life! Say goodbye to writer's block with the world's best distraction-free writing tool.

  • Best-in-class mechanical keyboard with Cherry Keyswitches (made in Germany)
  • Ultra low power and high contrast E Ink™ screen that looks like paper indoors and out.
  • 2nd generation design features larger battery and improved keyboard efficiency that results in 2x the effective working time of the original Freewrite.
  • Weeks of battery life and local storage for over a million pages
  • Rugged, lightweight aluminum body so you can write anywhere
  • Support for writing in over 20+ languages
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$549 USD $499 USD

"Just invested in an @Astrohaus Freewrite and I honestly think it might be the best thing I've ever done for my writing."

"One of the strangest yet coolest & most useful devices I've used in years. The Freewrite by @Astrohaus"

"LOVE the #Freewrite by @Astrohaus. (2016 tech in a 1970's device). Distraction free writing."

The Best Keyboard

  • Universally praised, your fingers will love the Freewrite's mechanical keyboard featuring Cherry™ keyswitches from Germany.
  • Write more accurately and quickly with aa mechanical keyboard.
  • Cherry™ keyswitches are rated for 50 million presses.

The Ideal Screen

  • The electronic paper screen from E Ink™ uses charged ink particles to provide an ultra-high contrast display.
  • Unlike your laptop or tablet, the Freewrite's screen is easy to read even while working outside in bright sunlight.
  • The built-in frontlight also makes nighttime work possible.

Cloud Connectivity

  • Drafts are always saved locally on the device.
  • When connected to the internet, drafts are automagically saved to the cloud.
  • The Freewrite also seamlessly transfers drafts you write to popular cloud storage services like Dropbox, Google Drive, and Evernote.

Multilingual support

Supports software mapping of 20+ languages

Technical Specification

Display E Ink™ screen with frontlight
Writing canvas – 121mm x 68mm
Status window – 113mm x 18mm
KEYBOARD Full-size mechanical CherryTM MX brown keyswitches
Available in American (ANSI) and International (ISO) keyboard layouts
ON-BOARD STORAGE Embedded flash memory
WiFi 2.4 Ghz Wi-Fi with capability for cloud syncing and over-the-air firmware updates
PORTS USB Type-C data and charging port
POWER Internal LiPo battery
4 weeks of running time with regular usage defined as 30 minutes per day
SUPPORTED CLOUD APPS Dropbox, Evernote, Google Drive
SUPPORTED KEYBOARD LANGUAGES English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, French, Danish, Swedish, Dutch, Greek, Russian, Hebrew, Arabic, Korean, Chinese, Japanese. See a list of keyboard layouts here.
SIZE 11.7” x 9.3” x 2.8” (298mm x 237mm x 70mm)
WEIGHT 4.0 lbs (1.8 kg)

USB-C Charging Cable
Quick start guide and warranty information

Customer Images

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I just recived this beauty from @astrohaus and I'm so excited to write on it! It's a digital typewriter, for completely distraction free writing. The neko atsume decal is my addition. #freewrite #digitaltypwriter
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The Freewrite is the best tool for the modern writer.

  • Double your productivity by eliminating distraction
  • Long-lasting battery frees you to write whenever, whereever you are
  • Write worry-free when all of your documents effortlessly save to the cloud
$549 USD $499 USD

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Pick Your Keyboard Style

The Freewrite is available with two styles of keyboards to support users from around the world.

American (ANSI)

Wide [return] Key
No [alt gr] Key

International (ISO)

⅂-Shaped [return] Key
With [alt gr] Key
NOTE: Freewrites are currently on backorder until November 2018. Orders will be shipped from the factory in the order in which they are received.

Important Shipping Update!

The Freewrite you selected has been selling better than we expected and is now on backorder 😲. Our factory can't keep up! We are in production of more Freewrites but they are not quite ready yet.

Don't miss out!! We are producing a limited quantity and they are quickly becoming reserved. This will likely be your only chance to get a Freewrite in 2017.

The new batch of Freewrites is expected to start shipping in July. Production updates will be announced in our community forum at

*Orders will be shipped based on the date the order was placed. Cancel for FREE anytime before your order ships. Payments can be made in full using a credit card or via installments through FuturePay or PayPal Credit. If paid in full, orders cancelled before shipment will be refunded 100%. If paid in installments using FuturePay, cancelled orders will be refunded the full amount less 5% non-refundable credit fee.