Since myTouch and HTC Hero took Android to the virtual QWERTY/touchscreen side, it would seem like a curious fact to launch an Android handset with a QWERTY keyboard, specially one that isn’t part of the T-Mobile portofolio. One such special case is the freshly leaked Samsung Instinct Q, bearing the Sprint logo.

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Rumour has it that Instinct Q will hit the market on October 11th or early November and we have no idea what its specs are, aside from what we see. Thus, we can notice a couple of hardware buttons (Menu, Home, Back, Call, End Call and the D Pad), a very decent touchscreen and tons of Google apps.

Now let’s see how well can text messaging and Android blend in…

[via mobilecrunch]