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Keyboard: X1 Carbon 7th Gen vs T490

2019-07-19, 9:52 AM

I'm considering both the X1C7 and T490 and leaning towards the X1 but I've read the new keyboard is a disgression.


Can anyone chime in with personal experience on how different they feel?


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Re: Keyboard: X1 Carbon 7th Gen vs T490

2019-07-19, 14:36 PM

I can't tell you about the T490 but I can say that I've been switching between X1C6 and X1C7 several times a day for a couple of months and I haven't notice a practical difference - still a ThinkPad keyboard.


The review you link to says they measured a key travel difference and then qualify their comments as their "initial subjective impression" with "we will use the keyboard over the next couple of days" [and report back].

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Re: Keyboard: X1 Carbon 7th Gen vs T490

2019-07-19, 15:01 PM

I can add that I have switched back an forth between an x1 Yoga Gen3 (very similar to X1 Carbon 6) and a T490s and have not noticed a practical difference.  I have the same impression as  - still a Thinkpad keyboard.


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