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After being die hard BB users my wife and I finally dame the change to Iphone and Galaxy and we are so happy we made that change. Sorry BB but you arrived too late. I am not saying that BB is not good but at this time of the game they really need to come up with something that nobody else has.
They did...a kick-ass querty key pad.
First, it isn't £600; it's £528 from Handtec, £440 to businesses. Technically it's an iPhone 5 with a smaller screen, a keyboard, larger and removable battery and NFC. It's at least as well made as an iPhone 5, so it is not at all obvious why it should be cheaper. If you don't spend your time watching videos on a phone (use a tablet for that) the screen size rapidly becomes immaterial because when you are typing, the remaining screen is the same size as the space above the keyboard on a slab phone. For reading and writing, the screen is big enough.Even the comment about iPlayer is a bit pointless. BB 10 is designed to work well with HTML5; wherever possible things should run in the browser. Too many apps on iOS and Android are basically wrappers around a mobile site that doesn't run too well in the browser.It isn't competing with the "superphones" because they are in a different market.I know someone who uses a Galaxy Note 2 because he thinks while doodling, and he can doodle on the GN2. Me, I just don't get on with glass keyboards. It doesn't matter how good the screen is, I find the iPhone unusable. I may be part of a niche, but the industry is so big nowadays that it can support many niches.
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Correct. And precisely why you have the Q10!
I need to send a lot of emails while out and about for work, I also need an interface that allows me to access and search what I need quickly with no fuss or bother. I HAD been using a Bold for a couple of years but it was showing it's age so my boss bought me a new Samsung Galaxy S4. 5-days later I am sending it back, sadly it's all gimicks and toys and looks like it would be broken within a month. I'm expecting delivery now of a new Q10. Out of interest and as an experiment I tried to type "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. (With punctuation) on my aging touch screen Motorola and then on the Bold. I tried a minimum of 5 attempts each with a stopwatch. The touch screen Motorola took me generally around 42 seconds ( I managed 1 attempt at 24 seconds (but missed that I had failed to correct Fox from "Fly" ). Most of my BB attempts were around 18 seconds ..but with 1 at 14.6 !! Therefore for me, taking into account the usual corrections and errors, one simple sentence takes me usually half the time to complete with a keyboard as opposed to a touch screen. I don't dispute that the Galaxy is probably great for messing around with apps and games and I am sure that there are indeed better touchscreens than my Motorola, but people need to remember that there are a good many of us who simply need to get the job done. (Oh, and yes..I do think the Q10 is a beauty )
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