1. Psycmeistr's Avatar
    Bluetooth keyboard is a functionality that is sorely missing from Windows Phone 7--

    Is it on WP8?

    I currently have a Lumia 900, but I'd happily jump to a 920 if that is the case- it really makes taking notes at meetings so much easier-
    12-22-2012 08:27 PM
  2. spaulagain's Avatar
    Sorely missed? I've never even seen someone do that with a phone, Android, iOS, or Windows Phone.
    12-22-2012 08:44 PM
  3. johninsj's Avatar
    Sorely missed? I've never even seen someone do that with a phone, Android, iOS, or Windows Phone.
    yeah I've done it even with a wm6.x phone... Bluetooth profiles for wm8 don't seem to include hid so no keyboard. don't miss it on a phone these days, that's what the tablet is for :)
    12-22-2012 10:07 PM
  4. Patpar's Avatar
    Windows phone 8.0

    Microsoft still need to catch up on the basics, Bluetooth keyboard support exists on iPhone iOS and Android and has time some time now, Android actually supports integrated keyboard mouse support over Bluetoothnow that's impressive. You'd think MS would realize how killer office apps, the Skydrive with external keyboard support would be! *Blind to the obvious, MS if this is not going to be included pls let me know so I can eBay my new Lumia 920 sooner rather than later. The last time I used an MS portable device was Pocket PC PDA, more lately switched from iPhone 4, thought MS was ready to take on the Smart Device market....
    12-28-2012 04:55 AM
  5. Coreldan's Avatar
    While it was totally gimmicky for me on an N8, it was funny how it would support even wired mouse and keyboard with the USB OTG feature. Was funny using the phone with a mouse the whole 2 minutes I bothered :D

    But I guess with Office-apps it could make a LITTLE sense. At least I would include it if I was MS, although I don't see why most people would do it on a phone. The people who need to do that probably use a tablet or a laptop for it then. I sure wouldnt bother writing on my stuff on a phone. Small edits etc are doable on the touch screen.
    12-28-2012 05:16 AM
  6. Freakstudios's Avatar
    the whole idea of an external keyboard is you effectively DOUBLE screen size... as well as type twice as fast.
    Is it really a debate over what the advantages are??
    toyotast165 and loveleo like this.
    01-28-2013 01:57 PM

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