Editors Liked

  • LCD can provide a variety of useful information
  • Configurable special function G-keys
  • Backlit keys with three lighting levels (off, low, high)
  • Multimedia controls
  • Extra LCD functions can be programmed
  • Strong macro programming capability
  • Broader support for homebrew LCD apps
  • More responsive-feeling keys
  • Orange LED comes through better in the dark
  • Logitech got it right this time
  • Refined design takes up less space than the original but keeps most of the same features

Editors Didn't Like

  • Price
  • Still no USB 2.0 ports
  • Lack of new options for LCD
  • LCD is still of questionable value
  • Some buttons appear to do nothing
  • Backlighting could be better
  • 6 G-keys vs. 18 on original G15
  • No volume knob
  • POP3 applet has some issues
  • Should have had a different model number to better distinguish it from original G15 keyboard