Touchscreen smartphones are currently all the rage in the mobile phone market, largely thanks to the [[artnid:355503|iPhone]] and the rising popularity of [[artnid:369312|Android phones]]. Although touchscreen is the preferred input for general use, many consumers prefer typing on a physical keyboard rather than a touchscreen. For these users, we've rounded up the best Android smartphones that combine a touchscreen, and a full QWERTY keyboard.
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The HTC Desire Z is an excellent smartphone, mainly due to a combination of Google's excellent Android platform and HTC's Sense UI. However, its biggest selling point -- the "pop-out" physical QWERTY keyboard -- has a poorly designed hinge mechanism that detracts from the handset's overall appeal.
- Review Date:
- 16th Dec., 2010
- Ross Catanzariti