The palm rest is plastic; a strong magnet system holds it. Despite the lack of padding, the textured soft-touch surface feels rather comfortable but not perfect.
The USB cable is 1.8 meters in length, is detachable, is beautifully braided, and is pretty sturdy.
Okay, let's get this party started. The general layout and design are outstanding (but absolutely not surprising). Even in the middle of the day, the backlight is brilliant, vibrant, and clear.
The surface on which the switches sit is black, but it doesn’t look odd when the LEDs are off.