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Nokia to announce QWERTY feature phone tomorrow

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 23 Apr 2013 23:06 User comments (4)

Nokia to announce QWERTY feature phone tomorrow Nokia has teased their latest feature phone, set for launch tomorrow.
The teaser reveals a standard Nokia design with rounded corners and colorful hardware.

By showing off a Z and Shift key, it is clear the device will feature a full QWERTY keypad, a feature rarely seen nowadays.

Most expect the device to be similar to the company's popular Asha 205, and the announcement is coming from the Mobile Phones team, guaranteeing it is not a Lumia phone.

Nokia's feature phones have been aimed at emerging markets in Asia, Europe and Africa.

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4 user comments

124.4.2013 6:33

They can put a full keyboard on a cheap phone...but not on a high end model???



224.4.2013 7:12

When the cheap phone has an OS with more features than the so-called high end one, yes.

325.4.2013 15:53

Originally posted by KillerBug:
They can put a full keyboard on a cheap phone...but not on a high end model???
Smartphones with keyboards don't sell! They make the phone bulkier and so few people want a keyboard it isn't worth the trouble for the company to make one.


426.4.2013 0:45

Originally posted by stuntman_:
Originally posted by KillerBug:
They can put a full keyboard on a cheap phone...but not on a high end model???
Smartphones with keyboards don't sell! They make the phone bulkier and so few people want a keyboard it isn't worth the trouble for the company to make one.
There is a new "Double Thumb" configuration that is being introduced anyway.

Its a lot easier being righteous than right.


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