Even though we've grown accustomed to onscreen keyboards on our touch-screen smartphones, many people still want the feel of physical keys. Fortunately, there are still many smartphones on the market with full QWERTY keyboards to cater to their needs.
Slider and flip models tend to be the more popular QWERTY designs, simply because they can accommodate larger displays and wider keyboards. The LG Genesis for U.S. Cellular has one of the roomiest keyboards we've seen, with five whole rows of keys, one of which is just for numbers. The same goes for the Motorola Droid 3; its keyboard has a nice nonslippery texture as well.
The T-Mobile MyTouch 4G Slide is one of T-Mobile's latest Android QWERTY handsets, and we think HTC was mostly successful in adding a whole keyboard to the original keyboardless MyTouch handset. It has only four rows and it does seem a little flat, but we still think it is spacious.… Read more