The folks of IntoMobile recently had a look at some very hot QWERTY keyboard devices, comparing their keypads. We’re talking about INQ Chat 3G, Nokia E72 and BlackBerry Curve 8900, that you can check out below and see what separates the 3 phones:
INQ Chat 3G is a BREW device, while the RIM handset runs BlackBerry OS and the E72 goes with Symbian. From the video above we learn that the Nokia handset uses angular buttons that are slightly domed, with the INQ Chat 3G keyboard is based on curved keys and the BlackBerry uses divided/separated buttons.
All keyboards are made from the same material (more or less), with Curve 8900 relying on plasticky buttons. The reviewer claims that the best and easiest device to type on is the one made by RIM, the BlackBerry Curve 8900, that is also the shortest and chubbiest of the trio. Nokia E72 is the tallest and thinnest, but its business features are nothing short of amazing.
The RIM phone is also meant for business, while the INQ Chat 3G is more of a consumer device, with social networking features, a decent web browser and media features. Conclusion? Curve rocks!