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Any Windows Phone 8 with a keyboard?

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I currently have an HTC 7 Pro running Windows Phone 7.8. This phone is about four years old now and I have avoided upgrading because as much as I like Windows Phone, I cannot find a newer one with that physical slide-out keyboard! I do not like touchscreen-only phones, especially when I use it for email or Office.

Is there anything newer with a keyboard? Or anything on the horizon? Otherwise I'll keep this phone for years longer.
post #2 of 4
No, there's no phone with a keyboard. Keyboards are pretty much out. If you want a physical keyboard on a phone, you're probably best off with Blackberry, otherwise, embrace the touchscreen.
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Thread Starter 
Somehow I always end up in that niche market that most vendors don't cater to. doh.gif

Well I have no gripes about my phone, just that it's getting old. I'll probably keep it for a while longer. Maybe keyboards will be in style again by the time it dies.
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The only other Windows Phone I know of, 7 or 8 with a keyboard would be the LG Quantum.

WP7.8, of course though.
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