Conclusion: The Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard is a solid choice for anyone looking for a keyboard with Windows 8 hotkeys or who'd benefit from a dual-function spacebar. For everyone else, though, it's a fairly standard keyboard with a comfortable contour shape, but it could use more features, like...
Pros: Unique dual-function spacebar. Detachable padded wrist rest. Hotkeys and charm keys optimized for Windows 8.
Cons: Keys aren't backlit. Requires a dongle. Batteries aren't rechargeable. Directional arrows don't scroll through the Windows 8 tiled interface.
Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard Review: Split spacebar
2 December 2012
Excerpt: Between creating new operating systems and tablets, Microsoft also makes keyboards and mice. A very popular product in this category is the Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000. Microsoft is again aiming at users looking for an ergonomic solution, with the new Sculpt Comfort Keyboard.
Summary: Microsoft brings new innovations to its keyboard and mouse set – but how successful are they?
Pros: Good build quality Comfortable to use Wireless, As we've come to expect from Microsoft's peripherals, both the keyboard and mouse have excellent build quality, and they look good too. The curves and raised keys of the keyboard certainly make it comfortable to use, and it didn't take long to adapt...
Cons: Expensive Not many features Keys don't feel great Large spacebar can cause errors when typing, The keys on the keyboard could do with a tiny bit more travel to make typing on them more satisfying – sometimes you're not quite sure if you've properly hit a key when typing fast. While the Windows 8 ...