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post #11 of 22
Well, if you're not the big customizer (like I once was with my Excalibur) then you can get a Sidekick, pretty simple to use, good layout and things can be done 1,2,3

Just a suggestion, for a WM phone, i'd suggest the T-Mo Wing, Dash (Excalibur/S260), BlackJack2/1, or the HTC Tilt
 
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post #12 of 22
The Sony Ericsson P1 has a QWERTY keyboard, so does the M600.
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post #13 of 22
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Originally Posted by Wasting Away View Post
is the HTC diamond the only smartphone with a qwerty?
I was looking into the iphone, but im not to fond of the texting on there, as you have to use the touch screen. The HTC is far too expensive for me.
IMO, the touch screen keyboard is better than any physical keyboard could ever be. I can type very fast on it, and each application can have its own custom key layout, for instance if you're likely to use certain symbols more often in that app. Thus you're not stuck with one keyboard, because the layout could be anything.

Also, in many apps you can tilt the iPhone to landscape mode, and the keyboard gets even wider!

Dynamic keys, dynamic size. Some things a physical keyboard can never do.



Anyway, those are some of the pros of the iPhone's touch-screen keyboard. I don't want to force the iPhone on you, but there's my opinion of it. I hope you find the QWERTY that works best for you.
    
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post #14 of 22
The new Diamond from sprint is awsome with the keyboard and even with the touch panel.Way to go HTC.
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post #15 of 22
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alright, im thinkin about buying the Kaiser. I was wondering though, how easy is it to get the phone unlocked? If i buy a locked one, can i just call up ATT and have them unlock it? My mom uses them, but my dad uses TMO (which is what i have now)
    
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post #16 of 22
HTC Dream that is being released in the coming days will have a full QWERTY keyboard Cannot wait to get my hands on one
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post #17 of 22
if it has a standard qwerty, then it's not a smartphone... it's a ppc, imo
 
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post #18 of 22
If you get it from AT&T its not just locked, they brand it with AT&T symbols and such as well as a different rom. The only reason I would buy it from the AT&T store is if your getting a new contract which will lower the unit price. Now if you get it from say Newegg it does not have AT&T on it and it will have the regular rom. The only thing you need to do then is insert a SIM card.
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post #19 of 22
eten m700 and the other glofish's have qwerty too
    
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post #20 of 22
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If you get it from AT&T its not just locked, they brand it with AT&T symbols and such as well as a different rom. The only reason I would buy it from the AT&T store is if your getting a new contract which will lower the unit price. Now if you get it from say Newegg it does not have AT&T on it and it will have the regular rom. The only thing you need to do then is insert a SIM card.
well then lets say i got it from ebay or craigslist, would i have to activate and get it unlocked? what if i bought an "unlocked" one?
    
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