Best Ergonomic Keyboards for Small Hands

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

List of best ergonomic keyboards that's good for smaller hands, such as female or Asian's hands.

They are actually all standard size, except the Esrille New keyboard from Japan, which comes in small size model.

Kinesis Edge

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Kinesis Edge


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Microsoft Sculpt

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Microsoft Sculpt

These are ok. But for prolonged typing, you probably don't want shallow keys.

Microsoft Surface


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Esrille New

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Esrille New

Thes is perhaps the most comfortable, invented by and for Japanese.

They have 2 sizes, 1 standard and 1 for Asian sized hands.

Very expensive.

Mistel Barocco

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Mistel Barocco

Not bad. But no function keys, no arrow keys. And Alt is not under c and v. Meaning, you have to curl in thumb more.


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For travel use, this is ok.

Avoid flat shallow keyboard for prolonged use.

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