Quick Reminder of the Flagship Smartphones Launching Within a Week

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  1. cr6

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    A "slider keyboard"? Wow, that's a blast from the past. Once you learn Swype you'll never go back to "type".

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    swype is great, but there's something annoying about losing so much real estate when that keyboard pops up, especially in landscape mode. especially when responding to emails, i like to read what im responding to.
     
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    Moto X+1 or Nexus X are my next choices for a device, I am interested to see how the iPhone 6 holds up/feels with the bigger screens.

    on the move..
     
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    What I'm about to say will be contrary to popular opinion, but the sapphire display on the iPhone actually concerns me. It will be HIGHLY scratch-resistant no doubt, but it is also much stiffer that glass. I see the potential for seeing cracked iPhone screens actually increasing. See below:

     
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    That is swiftkey is nice as you can have a floating, movable keyboard - I know that then size may become an issue for those who like a larger keyboard...
     
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    Interesting! Thanks for sharing.


    tap'n on my S5
     
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    I'm interested in the Nexus X, as well...but it sounds like another 5"+ phone. I'm really looking for something in the 4.7-5" range (which recently have tended to be very middling specs).
     
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    thanks for the clarification. I just watched the video on the apps site, and im hoping it works well ^_^!
     
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    I think you'll like it Heero. SwiftKey is definitely one of the best swipe style keyboards out there. Good luck!

    tap'n on my S5
     
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    if Big Red doesn't get the Sony then this is my reaction

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    I've wanted the xperia for a long time. I want one on VZW come on.
     
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    I am giving it a shot, it still eats up so much screen space in landscape mode in the stock text messaging app.I think im going to go with a translucent keyboard.
     
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    I never use my keyboard in landscape mode, unless I'm on my tablet. It's too wide to swype comfortably (or quickly) imo. I'm sure you'll be able to find one suitable to your style. Good luck!

    tap'n on my S5
     
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