Motorola Droid 2 Keyboard First Pics

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  1. danDroid

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    Engadget has posted this photo sent in from a reader of what could be our first look at the Motorola Droid 2 Keyboard! A close look at the two and you'll notice the font used in the lettering is nearly the same. The D-Pad has vanished only to be replaced with an arrow key-pad and the return / shift keys have grown. Current rumors suggest the Droid 2 resemble the Droid almost to a tee with a few cosmetic updates and hardware improvements.

    Source: Engadget
     
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    hip hip hurray on getting rid of the dpad for the buttons. That looks huge to me.
     
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    Looks like they gave the keys a more rounded profile too which should help a lot.
     
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    I think it looks pertty good to me. I agree, glad to see the DPad gone. With however the arrow buttons were on the left so oldschool Nintendo games would be better on here, hah.
     
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    This keyboard was confirmed by a guy I know who has already tested the Droid 2.

    No more reaching with the right thumb...
     
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    according to engadget, and you can tell from they keyboard shot, the Droid 2 will be chrome-colored
     
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    After finally getting accustomed to the touch screen keyboard, I now wish that my Droid had no keyboard at all. It is worse than useless.

    The keyboard on my Voyager was good. This one sucks. 5 year old tech beats new tech.
     
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    Hard to see in the picture but does it have the stupid lip/chin/whatever you call it on the Droid?
     
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    Don't mean to nit pick but am I the only one who is a little bummed that they still haven't found a way to include a dedicated row of number keys?
     
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    Yay for offset keys.
     
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    U are not alone......
     
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    i was hoping for a bigger screen, but doesnt seem like that will be happening. the question that really dictates if ill be upgrading or not: does it have an hdmi out?
     
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    The Alt Lock key kinda makes up for it.
     
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    You could alt lock on the original Droid by just pressing alt twice. I see the alt-lock as superfluous.
     
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    i'm with everyone else, better, but really. much better keyboards out there to copy, i had a sidekick2 5 years ago or so and that keyboard blows this one away, the sk3 was even better. you really could type on it without even looking and not miss keys.


    but i guess its the price you pay for how slim the phone is.. blah, either way i have over a year till i will be upgrading.