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Old 12-05-2009, 03:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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If there is a market for it, it seems RIM is going to build it.

So, what's the demand for sliders? Seriously, I'm asking because I don't know. Is the fraction of slider devices going up? Down? Holding steady?
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I guess it depends if any carriers push for such a form factor or maybe rim won't know what else to do for next year's bold.
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Most Sliders are typically touch screens, Let's let RIM get the touch screen correct before jumping into Sliders

(Granted the Storm2 is a fairly decent touch screen, I have to admit the touch screen on the iPod Touch is extremely easy to deal with)
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all there phones are great i have the storm 1 right now its awesome. ive never had a slider phone and i think i would like one so i was wondering if blackberry would ever create one
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rim is working on a slider touchscreen actually. I think its still in hardware/board design phase though
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If there is a market for it, it seems RIM is going to build it.

So, what's the demand for sliders? Seriously, I'm asking because I don't know. Is the fraction of slider devices going up? Down? Holding steady?
I for one would welcome a slider. I love the touchscreen's usability when navigating the web or the device. Yet I'm sticking with my 9700 because I find it hard to use the touchscreen when typing narratives, especially long emails.

A slider would be perfect. Use the touchscreen to navigate, use the keyboard for word processing.
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