I've just tried two models with Samsung Touch Key technology. One was on the keypad and the other the U700, which I returned yesterday has them in the same place this model has. I have to say that if you use your phone a lot, text a lot and like to fly speedily through the menu system then these keys make it very hard.
-Press too hard and it may exit you out of a message completely instead of just deleting one letter during texting. -Press it too hard on your face in conversation and it hangs up. -You cannot set the sensitivity so you're stuck as is. -Sometimes I had to hit the menu key numerous times before activation.
I loved the look and camera of the U700 but it was just too much of a pain in the butt to use as it's p... (continues)
Use this one: it's different. When you talk on the phone the touch keys are automatically locked but you can use the other buttons right away and u need to press only one button to unlock so it's simple. And it's impossible to press it too hard because that'n not how touch keys function in the first place the only thing i don't like about the touch keys is text messaging erasing letters it takes longer than just pressing a button but otherwise they're not that different.