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4/15/2013
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Smartphones With Physical Keyboards

Do you want a physical keyboard on your smartphone? The new BlackBerry with a hard keyboard will be here soon, but there are alternatives. Here we show you eight phones, including six not from BlackBerry.
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Motorola ADMIRAL

The Motorola ADMIRAL, available only from Sprint, also uses the classic BlackBerry candy bar design. Unlike the Samsung Replenish, you could easily mistake it for one at first glance.

The technology is not as behind the times as the Replenish's, but it's far from top drawer. The screen is 3.1 inches (same size as the BlackBerry Q10). It only has 4GB of built-in storage, although it can take as much as 32GB of microSD, and it's running Android 2.3 (Gingerbread).

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3/11/2015 | 10:17:41 PM
Worthless Phones
Did it ever occur to any - ANY - one of these manufacturers (or the writer of this article) that the reason many of us don't want smart phones is because we don't want a ridiculous touchscreen. We want buttons for the same reason we want a keyboard - we DON'T want a dodgy touchscreen! Are manufacturers so clueless and out-of-touch that they don't understand want their users want?


Oh, wait, there was that whole Windows 8 thing...sorry.
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