Need advice on buying new smartphone.

Do you miss physical keyboards?

  • Yes, they were superior!

    Votes: 1 50.0%
  • No, that technology is obsolete!

    Votes: 1 50.0%

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Retrowire

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Hello all,

So my upgrade date is approaching and I'm hankering for a new phone.

I'm coming from a Motorola Droid 4. I've tried sticking with that line of phones, but apparently Motorola is ending the original Droid line and so I cannot continue with it.

I am however very fond of Motorola phones though and so I'm open to anything they have to offer but there's one small problem.

I swore to myself that I'd never get a phone that lacks a physical keyboard. There are so many benefits to having a physical keyboard that it makes my head spin. It's not just about ease of typing, it's about, no matter the extreme temperature outside, I can take a picture with my phone with the OK button. If I'm running a emulator, I can map the keys to the physical keyboard, much easier to use.

But alas, all the big phone companies are killing off physical keyboards. Why? To save money? I went to Sprint's website and searched all their smartphones with a physical keyboard. NONE of them are new. NONE of them are better than a Droid 4.

So now, I'm tied. What do I do?

Can anyone recommend a smartphone to someone that preferred physical keyboards? I know I can't have it that way anymore, so I'll just have to accept it. Any help is appreciated. And please, no phablets. (Samsung Note series is an example of that.)
 

Retrowire

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I once had a Blackberry Storm that I had a good experience with, but I must say that I'm an Android devotee these days.
 

yimmi

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I think that only blackberry can give you what you are searching,if you bypass the keyboard issue i would suggest nexus 5 or moto g,
 

adamyasaxena

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