Will the Alcantara fabric on the Surface Laptop keyboard wear out or damage easily?
Microsoft's newest goodie, the Surface Laptop, was revealed May 2, 2017. This slim, light, powerful laptop is immediately recognizable as a Surface device, due to its the logo and screen, but especially due to the keyboard covered in "Alcantara" fabric. This material, according to Microsoft, "ages beautifully, growing richer and darker over time, and is wonderfully soft to touch."
This is the same stuff used on the company's Signature Type Cover and Surface Ergonomic Keyboard, so you might already be familiar with it. The fabric is sourced from Nera Montoro, Italy, and is often used in high-end automotive interiors. It's soft and warm, and it looks great. But how does it hold up after a few years of use?
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