Qwerty layout is one of the most common-modern day keyboard. Do you like texting and sending emails via your phone? Generally, a phone like this is a must have for business-like users. We know, the majority probably uses a smartphone with touch, but a full QWERTY device is more adequate to provide fast and efficient typing speed. Probably many people ask themselves which is the best Qwerty phone? It’s hard to name it, because each device has its pros and cons, but we’ll make a top with some of the most important Qwerty phones.
1. Samsung Captivate Glide is an impressive qwerty smartphone, AT&T’s first announced device with a sliding qwerty keyboard. In terms of form factor, the Captivate Glide keeps the same classic and elegant design as the rest of Samsung’s devices, featuring a lightweight plastic construction plus the textured signature on the back. For those loving Qwerty device, the Captivate Glide is a good option, priced at $150 with contract.
Although it doesn’t come with 4G network, Samsung Captivate has AT&T’s HSPA+ speeds, a bright Super AMOLED display, a dual core processor Nvidia Tegra 2 clocked at 1GHz, dual cameras: a rear 8 megapixel with LED and flash plus a frontal 1.3Mp camera for video calls. It is capable to capture videos at 720p and runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread. A great Qwerty phone with great internal specs a good-looking design.
2. If you are a Droid fan and a Qwerty lover, Motorola Droid 3 is an excellent choice for you. The handset is part of Verizon’s lineup and is the successor of the Droid 2, the third device with improves specs and a high quality Qwerty slider keyboard. Motorola Droid 3 has a re-branded design and features a new five row keyboard plus better internal specifications.
Powered by Android Gingerbread, it includes a 4-inch qHD capacitive touchscreen, a rear 8 MP camera capable of 1080p coupled with a front facing webcam for video calls, a dual-core 1GHz processor, 16GB of built-in memory along with a bunch of pre-installed apps from Google such as: Google Maps, Gmail, Google Places, Youtube and more. Motorola Droid 3 is currently available at Verizon for $200 with contract, but lacking 4G connectivity.
3. T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide is the carrier’s 4G advanced Android smartphone with a sliding Qwerty and some great specs inside. If you manage to skip its not so aesthetic form factor, you’ll discover a powerful handset that you can rely on. It is available via T-Mobile for $200 after sigining in for a new two year agreement.
Packing a 3.7-inch WVGA touchscreen, a QWERTY keyboard, an advanced rear 8MP camera with many nice features capable of capturing videos at 1080p and coupled with a frontal camera, 4GB of internal memory plus a card with 8GB, 768MB of RAM, 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor, Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi, 4G, 1540 mAh Li-ion battery and running Android 2.3 Gingerbread.
4. BlackBerry Torch 9810 is also a handset that sports a slide out qwerty leyboard, which can be a great option for BlackBerry fans. In terms of design, it does ressemblances other BlackBerry phones with small differences. The handset is available via T-Mobile since November 9th 2011 with a pricing of $249.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a 2-year contract.
Powered by BlackBerry 7 OS, it features a 3.2-inches VGA display, 1.2GHz processor, a 5 megapixel camera on the back with 720p video recording and LED flash, 4G connectivity plus access to BlackBerry App World for downloadind apps and games. A must-have device for those active persons, always on the go, who need a nice and catchy RIM phone to stay in touch with friends.
5. The list wouldn’t be complete without BlackBerry Bold 9900. Another QWERTY phone from RIM fans with a simple, elegant and compact form factor. Just like the Torch 9810, it runs the new BlackBerry operating system, targeting the business people and being a great option for them and others who need a phone for emails or texts. BB Bold 9900 is already on the US market via AT&T and T-Mobile.
Quick look at its internal specs. BB Bold 9900 packs a 2.8-inch VGA TFT display, a rear 5MP camera with HD video recording at 720p, flash, geo-tagging, zero shutter lag and other features. There is also a 1.2GHz processor, 768MB of RAM, 8GB of built-in space, expandable up to 32GB with a microSD card slot, NFC feature, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/, integrated GPS, BlackBerry Maps, Facebook and more apps.