Originally Posted by takeshi
I don't think the 8700 series is intended to replace the 7100 series. The form factors are definitely different and there are clearly people who prefer SureType while others prefer QWERTY.
I was not clear, the 8700c it is replacing MY 7100t. I was using a 7100t right before I got the 8700c, so the 8700c is replacing MY 7100t.