It helps.w0qj wrote: ↑Sun Oct 15, 2017 2:28 amI believe that it is just the same (American) keyboard, same as photos all over the internet, no difference.
There was a closeup shot of the [Enter]/[Backspace]/[Shift] keys, same rectangular shape as other internet web TP25 pictures.
Honestly, with TP25 going down the "no customization" route, I don't seriously expect ThinkPad would do yet another regional keyboard just for Asia!
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The pictures are the same all over the internet, even the German site has the same US keyboard pictured, but obviously the German layout is different, as it always has been:
https://www3.lenovo.com/de/de/laptops/t ... 2TP2TTTP25
So I'm curious to learn what the actual keyboard offerings in Hong Kong have been historically. I understood that typically it's either the US English keyboard, or the Taiwan Chinese keyboard (which seems to have the same basic layout). Is that true?
Lenovo's plans at this point are a bit moot. The Thinkpad 25 FRU BOM lists localized parts (keyboards, power bricks) for 13 different countries. However, as of now, the laptop has not yet been offered in all these countries.
More interestingly, Lenovo Parts Lookup allows you to look up parts by FRU. If you input any FRU between 01HW487 and 01HW526, it will come up with a valid keyboard part, with a whole lot of different layouts, even those which at the moment do not appear in the FRU BOM. It remains to be seen whether Lenovo actually intends to manufacture these parts (and perhaps, offer the Thinkpad 25 in additional locales), or whether these are just 'reserved' with no particular plans attached.