SV: Re: [ltp] X1 firs/second generation, X230 or X240 new keyboard design

Uwe Brauer
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:07:00 +0200

>> "birger" == birger  <Birger> writes:

   > I guess it is the same as the transition to the new style island keys. 
   > A lot of noise from a few users, but the majority actually liked them
   > better.

   > We have quite a few journalists and ad designers using the x1, and i
   > have yet to hear a complaint from them about the keyboard layout. 

Well here are some complains
where there don't talk bad about the new design, with the the exeption
of the key placement, which they consider as  inferior in the newer models.

More prominent ones:,2817,2455088,00.asp

Cons New function bar adds unnecessary complexity to simple functions. 
New keyboard layout may not be to everyone's liking. Ethernet requires
dongle. Short battery life.
Bottom Line

The Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon Touch (2014) makes some bold changes to one
of our favorite business ultrabooks, but while it's still a good laptop,
not every change is for the better.

And of course the one I cited at the beginning: