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slider phones with hardware keyboards, that's who

https://www.zdnet.com/article/slider-ph ... -keyboard/
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I'm just glad they finally figured that people don't really care anymore if their phone is slightly thinner than the competition.
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OMG! :love:

They didn't even skimp too bad on the SoC - That SD835 is way more than enough for such a device. I'm genuinely impressed.
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1080p .. more than adequate without the "4K eat your battery" display
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Honestly, though, $649 is pretty steep for a 2017 SoC and a 1080p display, even if the keyboard is pretty nice.
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What is it? A phone?
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You know, one day they're going to figure out that you can put a phone in any computer.
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dv wrote: Honestly, though, $649 is pretty steep for a 2017 SoC and a 1080p display, even if the keyboard is pretty nice.

need more than 1080?
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Metacell wrote: You know, one day they're going to figure out that you can put a phone in any computer.

Didn't the Motorola Macs make calls?
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Post by Betonhaus »

Plus Skype-to-landline is a thing
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Post by Pariah »

Old Yoda wrote:
Metacell wrote: You know, one day they're going to figure out that you can put a phone in any computer.

Didn't the Motorola Macs make calls?

I could make calls on my Power Mac 6500/275. It also functioned as an answering machine. All part of the software bundle from Apple as I recall.
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macnuke wrote:
dv wrote: Honestly, though, $649 is pretty steep for a 2017 SoC and a 1080p display, even if the keyboard is pretty nice.

need more than 1080?
you been drinking the coolaid again yes?


Hardly, but I've got a 2 year old phone with same-or-better specs than that, which "only" cost me $300.

That's a lot of money for a keyboard.
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justine wrote: What is it? A phone?


yes
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Echoes of Sidekick.
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