Stroke per stroke, the keyboard is the part of your notebook you interact with the most. A great keyboard can make you more efficient, allowing you to enter text quickly and comfortably. On the other hand, a poor keyboard, can cause shoulder, wrist, or finger soreness in addition to a raft of typos. To help you choose a notebook with a great keyboard, we’ve scoured our lab for the some of the best (and worst) examples.
Best: Lenovo ThinkPad T410s
Lenovo’s business notebooks have long set the gold standard for notebook keyboards, with their strong tactile feedback and concave surfaces that make it easy for touch typists to feel the boundaries between keys. The keyboard on the ThinkPad T410 and T410s takes Lenovo’s keyboards to the next level by enlarging some of the most important keys, including Esc and Delete. This series is the one to get if you’re serious above comfort and accuracy.