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Punkt MC01 Legend is an Android phone with a QWERTY keyboard, minimalist design… and no plans for a commercial release

Swiss consumer electronics and design company Punkt has been selling a line of simple phones with barebones design and features for a few years. But it turns out that before building the Punkt MP01 and MP02 mobile phones, the company designed an Android smartphone with a QWERTY keyboard… but decided against manufacturing and selling it. […]

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Unihertz Titan Slim smartphone with BlackBerry-style keyboard hits Kickstarter for $249 and up

The Unihertz Titan Slim is a modern smartphone with one significant retro feature: it has a physical keyboard that looks like something ripped off of a BlackBerry phone. Now available for pre-order through a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, the Titan Slim is the latest in a line of niche phones from Unihertz, a company that also […]

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Unihertz Titan Slim packs a QWERTY keyboard but comes up short

Unihertz has never been opposed to taking risks with smartphone designs and its upcoming Titan Slim is no exception. While the phone has yet to hit Kickstarter a few early reviews are in… and they’re not too flattering. The Titan Slim looks like a pretty standard QWERTY update. Its elongated body bolts a physical keyboard […]

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Unihertz Titan will be a crowdfunded BlackBerry clone (for $199 and up)

Smartphones with physical keyboards may be an endangered species, but you can still pick up a BlackBerry-branded phone if you really want one. Soon there may be another option. Unihertz plans to launch a crowfunding phone for a BlackBerry clone called the Unihertz Titan. There’s no word on the release date or retail price, but […]

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BlackBerry Q20 goes back to roots with a QWERTY keyboard

BlackBerry has been spending the past few years playing catch up with touchscreen smartphones like the Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy range. But for its next act, BlackBerry is going back to basics and offering a phone that features one of the best features of the company’s older phones: a QWERTY keyboard. The BlackBerry Q20 […]

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BlackBerry introduces Q5 QWERTY phone for emerging markets

BlackBerry has introduced a new smartphone aimed at developing markets. It’s called the BlackBerry Q5, and it’s a phone with a QWERTY keyboard, a 3.1 inch touchscreen display, and BlackBerry 10 software.   The handset sports all the usual BB10 features including BBM messenger, video chat, screen sharing, and the BlackBerry Hub social app. BlackBerry […]