1. jalb's Avatar
    Would be perfect for my daughter. I'd get her a Palm Pixie if the OS wasn't dead.
    03-17-2012 06:53 PM
  2. TheDoros's Avatar
    I think the dell venue pro is something like what you're looking for. Not sure if there is anything coming up with that form factor though.

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    03-17-2012 07:30 PM
  3. GeneralJoffre's Avatar
    Doubtful the OS really is not suited to that form factor.
    03-17-2012 08:59 PM
  4. gsquared's Avatar
    I could see Nokia reviving one of their old designs. They made many phones that looked just like the BB's.
    03-21-2012 09:15 AM
  5. gwydionjhr's Avatar
    I thought that new screen resolutions were being brought in with Tango, 480x320 that would be perfect for a BB style device.
    03-21-2012 12:16 PM
  6. RiseAgainst94's Avatar
    hmmm....not that I know for Windows but this new Samsung Android phone just came out (I dare recommend Android) and it looks very similar to a Blackberry. It doesn't necessarily have the same form factor but some of the design characteristics are strikingly similar.
    Samsung Galaxy S Blaze
    Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G review | The Verge
    03-21-2012 01:00 PM
  7. jfa1's Avatar
    Nokia has many phones that are symbian based like the C3 which looks substantially like the treo pro. They could slap WP in that format withou a whole lot of issues I would think. They could make the keybaord a bit less tall and increase the screen size to about 3.3 diagonally and it could work. Or they could come out with something like the BB Torch II with a verticall slider keyboard like the DVP
    03-21-2012 02:44 PM
  8. Mitlov's Avatar
    Haven't heard anything that meets that description specifically, but the HTC 7 Pro (US Cellular), aka HTC Arrive (Sprint), offers a high-quality slide-out keyboard behind a 3.6" screen, giving much of the same benefit as a Blackberry for lengthy emails and the like. I can't rave enough about the keyboard...I didn't know that a phone's physical keyboard could be this good.
    03-21-2012 03:47 PM
  9. bwood100's Avatar
    Not sure if there is anything coming up with that form factor though.
    03-22-2012 09:13 PM
  10. anodynamic's Avatar
    Not sure what happened, but there has been rumors and concept art about something called "chassis 2", which was supposed to be a qwerty-candybar form factor: Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Chassis 2 Design Revealed Phone Reviews

    There are probably newer sources, just grabbed the first hit off Google. :)
    03-22-2012 11:59 PM
  11. cedarlog's Avatar
    maybe will Apollo update
    i thought this kind of devices will be seen with Tango Update :(
    03-24-2012 01:54 AM
  12. gwydionjhr's Avatar
    maybe will Apollo update
    i thought this kind of devices will be seen with Tango Update :(
    Let's see what happens with the big reveal in China. You'd think Nokia will want to have some surprises, qwerty type stuff that might not have drawn favourable attention at MWC, but will make the rollout for China a bigger deal that just the current known devices.
    03-24-2012 02:58 AM
  13. Honestabebread's Avatar
    The Trophy was actually supposed to look like a BB Bold 9930. Thank God it didn't end up that way.
    03-24-2012 10:56 PM
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