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T25 Keyboard raised?

#1 Post by jra166 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:53 pm

Hello Everyone, recently received my T25 and I love it, however the bottom of my keyboard isn't level. I've looked at many HD pictures and of the T25 and it appears that they all have similar raised keys on the bottom right side of the keyboard compared to the left side. Possibly do to the compressed/slim/redesign required for a modern laptop. Maybe it is the angle, or maybe I have a defective unit, but here is an image of my t25 which seems to be more pronounced.

Can anyone else with a T25 look at their keyboard from a similar angle and let me know if this is normal?
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https://imgur.com/PUZieea

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Re: T25 Keyboard raised?

#2 Post by Thinkpad4by3 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:53 pm

Possible bloated battery.
Probably should be Thinkpad16by10.

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Re: T25 Keyboard raised?

#3 Post by chx1975 » Sun Jan 14, 2018 5:15 pm

Yeah mine doesn't look uneven at all.

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Re: T25 Keyboard raised?

#4 Post by dr_st » Mon Jan 15, 2018 3:38 am

This is mine:
https://postimg.cc/image/dhzcpqqgv/
https://postimg.cc/image/hecolqj67/
https://postimg.cc/image/kl785dbbz/

As you can see, there is some unevenness, with the keys on the right of the spacebar appearing more raised, but it's not as pronounced as in the jra166's picture, and the Fn key on the left is actually more raised than the arrows on the right.
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Re: T25 Keyboard raised?

#5 Post by jra166 » Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:09 am

Thanks everyone. I'm going to send it back and pick up another T410s. Bigger screen, classic keyboard, and much much cheaper.

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Re: T25 Keyboard raised?

#6 Post by TPFanatic » Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:07 pm

The T410s screens are not good. The Toshiba LCD will develop MIGR-76367 and the Samsung LCD has poor colors. And some Toshibas come with Lenovo's Samsung FRU on them so you never know what you're really getting.
lenovo T61 T7500, SXGA+, 8GB
lenovo T430 i5 3320m, HD+, 8GB
lenovo T500 P9700, WUXGA, 8GB
lenovo X201 i5 520m, WXGA, 4GB
lenovo T520 i7 2760QM, FHD, 8GB



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