When comparing TrackPoint vs Logitech MK270 Wireless Keyboard, the Slant community recommends TrackPoint for most people. In the question“What is the best mouse for programmers?” TrackPoint is ranked 20th while Logitech MK270 Wireless Keyboard is ranked 25th.
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Pro Keep your fingers on the keyboard
Pro No need to carry around a mouse
Pro Long battery life
The battery of this keyboard lasts for up to two full years for an average user.
Pro Programmable hotkeys
You can program 8 available hotkeys to launch your most used applications.
Pro Works right out of the box
You can start using the keyboard by simply plugging the receiver into the computer. No additional software or drivers are required.
This keyboard weighs only 8.8 ounces, making it great for taking along in a trip.
Con Common software glitch comes up when scrolling
The trackpoint "rest point" gets skewed, and keeps scrolling when you release.
Con Not good for people with thicker fingers
Depending on how worn down the trackpoint is. People with thicker fingers will often hit adjacent keys by accident.
Con Requires a lot of force to use
The stiffness of the trackpoint leaves your fingers fatigued after even 2 minutes of use.
Con No key illumination
The keyboard has no backlights, making it hard to use in rooms with poor illumination.
Con Not for gamers
This keyboard works great for office work or casual gaming, but it's not recommended for competitive gamers. It's not meant to deal with the same amount of wear as a mechanical keyboard.