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New Droid with better keyboard?

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by rda990, Jan 26, 2010.

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    I tried searching because i heard of this a couple weeks back but i cant find anything/the thread,tomorrow i think is the last day i can return the phone so i would like to know if it was true? I can wait 1-2 weeks without it if a better one is.
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    Anyone? I just don't want a new droid coming out like in 1 or 2 weeks.
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    Lol I wonder how soon they will fix the keyboard, I just got the Droid a few days ago.....
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    The article that came out on Jan 13th mentions it was just a rumor and nothing 'official.' I highly doubt this will come out in 2 weeks if at all. We'll end up waiting for the Driod 2 next year or a modification to the phone like they did with the Palm Pixi/Palm Pre. For imagination purposes:

    [​IMG]
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    I loved the keyboard on my Samsung i760. If I could transplant that keyboard to my Droid I would be set. Here's a rough Photoshopped version. LOL

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    New Droid in 1 to 2 weeks... lol
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    that would own this keyboard for sure
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    This would be cool



    Wagner :motdroidvert:
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    yes please
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    Yeah true I doubt it would come out anytime soon (2 months) more like Q4 of 2010.

    Nice Photoshop pic,but i think i would rather keep the one i have now, and some people will probably think that picture is a new one coming out,I wouldn't be surprised if i see that pic on Engadget tomorrow morning with the title "New DROID 2" or something -_-



    and I was also reading about this somewhere else and saw this:

    Which made me think i have nothing to worry about :)
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    put a D-Pad on there and i'll sign up for it
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    I think that it shouldn't have a dpad cuz thats taking up so much space on the original droid keyboard already.
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    A D-pad is a must for me, but I readily admit that the d-pad on the current droids are WAY to big.

    For me d-pads are used to select small items in a browser where touching is too impressible. And a decent d-pad would go a long way in terms of gaming controls, imo.
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    A clickable trackball would be nice too like on the BB.
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    Getting rid of the D-pad will allow for more spread out buttons, I personally think it was a waste of space putting it in there (that big at least). I had always thought that it would have been awesome if they had made the phone slide horizontally as well as vertically. Have it so the numbers can be where the d-pad currently so it can be quickly accessed either way. This way when its slid up when vertical we could have T9 input which make it much easier to text with one hand when you're on the go... but I would NEVER do that because its illegal to text and drive here in Washington ;)
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    Here's a slightly modified version with a trackball! Let's send this to Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha.

    [​IMG]
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    Nice but no Dpad...
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    See the one above. A trackball would be easier than a D-Pad, but its personal preference.
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    Too bad it's not as easy to build as it is to PS! Myself - I need the numerical keys also. I'd take that over a trackball or Dpad.

    Motorola - Let's Git 'er Done! :) cuskit