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Review: HTC EVO Shift 4G

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Jan 15, 2011, 2:45 PM

The Keyboard...

That's two phonescoop "reviews" I've read saying that the keyboard was not very good. One from Eric and one from Rich... what gives? The keyboard won't win any awards, but I love it. I think the keys are well placed and easily used. And I also like the fact that you have to move the keyboard without the spring action. I've seen several spring loaded keyboards fail miserably. This one feels like it will last for years. Oh and as far as the video calling...
I'm pretty sure it was abandoned on purpose for 2 reasons. 1. Qik being bought by Skype. 2. Everyone bitches about Vid calling on anything but WIFi. The fact is, like you touched upon in one of your articles, Vid calls aren't perfect even on a pc, so I'm not really demanding my cell phone ...
I stand by my opinion and agree with Eric. It's a crappy keyboard compared to many, many other phones.

The Cliq 2 keyboard, for example, may look funny and feel kinda cheap, but the keys are a much, much better shape that makes them easier to feel ...
DE 2 Philly

Jan 14, 2011, 1:25 PM

Spelling error

"we'll tell you *want works, and what doesnt".

Jan 16, 2011, 2:53 PM

What research?

The processor is the newest version of the Snapdragon processor (the same one in the g2) and is much faster than the Evo's, not to mention a better graphics processor. This phone is essentially the g2 without the trackpad, and Sense on top. Please do your research!
Agreed, the megahertz myth is in full effect here...if clock speed meant that much, we'd have 10 GHz processors in our computers by now.

Jan 14, 2011, 6:30 PM

Nice review--

--and you have rugged, manly hands.
muchdrama said:
--and you have rugged, manly hands.

muchdrama! lol
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