QWERTY Key phones are mobile phones that come with a QWERTY keyboard like on your desktop or laptop computers. In QWERTY key phones each alphabet has a dedicated key, unlike your standard 12-key keypad phones where alphabets share keys. Because each alphabet has a dedicated key, QWERTY keyboard phones allow for faster typing making them very popular with users who type a lot with their phones. Sending lots of messages and posting lots of updates on social media site are made easy and fast by QWERTY key phones. Here we will be looking at some QWERTY key phones.
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Because of their capability in speeding up message typing, manufacturers also incorporate lots of messaging and social media features in these phones. For this reasons phones with QWERTY keyboards are also called messaging phones. QWERTY keyboard phones have grown in popularity, especially the compact candybar models that allow for fast and comfortable one thumb typing. A new trend in some models is the addition of a Touch screen, for easy and friendly navigation.
Nokia Messaging phones
Nokia has a number of QWERTY Key phones with most of its premium models in the ESeries range. All current ESeries phones feature QWERTY keyboard. The Nokia E6 is the latest Nokia QWERTY key phone. It is a member of the Nokia ESeries range targeted at business users and people who value their connectivity while on the move. Nokia E6 is Touch and Type featuring a 2.46-inch capacitive touch screen with a full QWERTY keyboard. Other ESeries phones include the Nokia E7, E5, E71, etc. Nokia also have QWERTY key phones in other series. There are two in its XSeries range of music and entertainment phones, the X5-01 (Touch and Type) and X2-01. However, if you are looking for cheap Nokia messaging phone, you have to look towards the CSeries. Nokia C3 is a low cost messaging phone offering a 2.4-inch display, GPRS/EDGE, 2MP camera, and Wi-Fi at a price of around N18,000.
Blackberry Messaging phones
QWERTY keyboard is a trademark feature of Blackberry phones. Most Blackberry phones spot the trademark 35-key Blackberry keyboard. Blackberry phones are well known for their secure wireless connectivity. BlackBerry phones also feature corporate data access, wireless email, and extensive email support. They either use trackballs or touch sensitive optical trackpads for Navigation.
RIM introduced a Touchscreen QWERTY key phone in the BlackBerry Torch 9800 (Touch and Type). RIM has also announced two new phones with Touch and Type feature, the BB Bold 9900 and BB Bold 9930.
HTC ChaCha is one of two Facebook phones released by HTC. The two phones are called Facebook phones because they offer a dedicated Facebook button offering users one-click access to the world’s most popular social networking site. HTC ChaCha comes in a sweet design and features a 2.6-inch touch screen with a full QWERTY keyboard. Other features of this Android based phone are 5 Megapixels camera with LED Flash, Android 2.4, GPS Navigation, etc. HTC ChaCha is not yet available. It is expected by mid June. Other QWERTY key phones from HTC include the HTC Desire S and the HTC 7 Pro.
Samsung QWERTY key phones
Samsung also boasts of a lot of QWERTY key phones, especially in its BSeries. The Samsung B7510 is its most impressive model featuring a 2.8-inch touchscreen and a full QWERTY keyboard. It is an Android phone running Android 2.2 on an 800MHz processor. If you are looking for a cheap model, you can consider Samsung [email protected] 322. Samsung Chat 322 comes with a 2.2-inch display and a 1.3 megapixel camera.
More QWERTY keyboard Phones:
- Sony Ericsson Aspen (Touch and Type)
- Nokia X5 Touch and Type (X5-01)
- ZTE X990 (Touch and Type)
- Motorola Pro XT610 (Touch and Type)
- LG X330
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Here is our overview of some QWERTY keyboard Phones. We will update this page as more offerings become available.