Qwerty Mobile Phone

Buying Guide for QWERTY Phones on eBay

For mobile device users who do not enjoy using the keyboard of a touch screen, phones with physical keyboards could be the answer. A QWERTY mobile phone can satisfy your need to feel the physical keyboard beneath your fingertips. On eBay, there are a number of QWERTY keyboard phones to choose from; here is what you should know when buying your QWERTY Android mobile device.

Which Android mobile phones have both QWERTY and touch keyboards?

The mobile devices that have both the QWERTY and touch keyboard include the following:

  • LG Mach - This QWERTY mobile phone comes stocked with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. It has a full touch screen capability as well as a full physical keyboard for typing. Simply slide the touch screen portion of the phone to access the physical keyboard.
  • Blackberry Priv - The body of this QWERTY mobile phone is part touch screen and part physical keyboard. To access the physical keyboard, you must slide the touch screen element upward. Within the physical keyboard, there is a track pad to accommodate navigation throughout the mobile phone. The keys are also programmable to the phone’s apps.
  • Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere 2 - This QWERTY mobile device comes stocked with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. It has full-screen touch capabilities as well as access to a full physical keyboard. Simply turn the phone to the landscape position and slide the touch screen upward to access the physical keyboard.
Which Verizon of QWERTY phones are available?

QWERTY mobile phones on the Verizon network include:

  • LG Xpression C395 - This is a slider mobile phone with both a touch screen and QWERTY keyboard.
  • Blackberry Key2 - This mobile device is also available on the Verizon network. This physical keyboard is backlit and also sensitive to touch.
  • Blackberry KeyOne - This mobile phone has a long battery life with customisable keyboard shortcuts. The space bar of the keyboard is also equipped with a built-in fingerprint scanner for added security. The buttons of the keyboard are capacitive, allowing you the ability to swipe and scroll as you would on a fully touch screen mobile device.
Does the Blackberry Passport work on the AT&T network?

Yes. This QWERTY keyboard phone is equipped with a quad-core Snapdragon processor. The rear-facing camera captures photos at 13 megapixels, and you can view apps and other documents on the 4.5-inch HD screen. The physical keyboard is compact and promotes typing. The controls of the mobile device are also managed by touch gestures.