Originally Posted by d_fisher
I fully expect RIM to continue the 7100 series style BlackBerries. For a long time, all the BlackBerrys looked the same. To me, it didn't matter which BlackBerry you got. Just pick your carrier and go. Now, you pick your carrier and have two very different BlackBerry designs to choose from. Some people want a smaller device, and the 7100 series fills this need nicely. I think the people who compose a lot of messages will always favor the full QWERTY keyboard.
I use 7100 series BlackBerrys and I do a lot of messaging.