No way. This is amazing. I'm elated..
Such a brilliant form-factor, great to see someone showing it some love.
Im looking at the animation and i cant see how the slide mechanism would work out. I dare say it will follow the n97 or e7 slide mech system.
ishreal, 31 Mar 2020Nah that keyboard you have is closer to a full-sized laptop keyboard than a smartphone physica... moreThe only time people write in portrait mode is when doing social media, not Office work. So the horizontal keyboard is still a relevant feature. At least Planet Computers have decided to make it a sliding phone á la Motorola Droid 4: https://www.gsmarena.com/motorola_droid_4_xt894-4418.php
Anonymous, 31 Mar 2020..and the sales will dwindling.. who will use it except gamer?They are alot of gamers you know,
trajcevasilev94, 31 Mar 2020Good luck fitting a gamepad and the joystick switches there. Ever heard of the xperia play?
I'm waiting for my F(x)tec Pro1 but I'm really excited to se more QWERTY phones come out.
I went from a nokia E7-00 to a BlackBerry Priv and will move to my F(x)tec Pro1 when it arrives.
No physical keyboard is a deal breaker for me so I'm always glad to see this trend (it's also perfect if the screen slides and tilts and if the keyboard has a 5 row layout with directional arrows and a ctrl button).
thedude, 31 Mar 2020Instead of a keyboard , i'd prefer a gamepad...and the sales will dwindling.. who will use it except gamer?
Anonymous, 31 Mar 2020Why these half baked products.. it looks cool, but why only a single camera ? Give us an ultra... moreI'd suggest you learn to read. The phone is called Astro Slide 5G made by Planet Computers, not ASUS.
Why these half baked products.. it looks cool, but why only a single camera ? Give us an ultra wide at least.. its 2020 Asus !
If this phone arrives means please make a OS as windows latest version it will b much more useful to everyone and this phone would be the 2020s best Ph of the year
thedude, 31 Mar 2020Instead of a keyboard , i'd prefer a gamepad.Good luck fitting a gamepad and the joystick switches there.
What a pleasant surprise. I always wanted the Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 which had one. They should do another Xperia Play. Something different. Tired of the same old slabs.
It says it works in the US but I wish they'd list the LTE bands before pulling this trigger...
Nice that it supports Linux for programmers that are interested.
YUKI93, 31 Mar 2020I do. I always type faster with physical keyboard instead of virtual touch keyboard. That is w... moreNah that keyboard you have is closer to a full-sized laptop keyboard than a smartphone physical keyboard. This one is too small for full hand typing and still requires the two-thumb typing grip. The problem is the two-thumb typing method is easier on horizontally shorter phones so this one is going to be much harder to type on because how long it is for two-thumb typing. No way anyone is going to type faster on this than a virtual keyboard in portrait mode.
It's a 2340x1080 (20:9) display. Specs are on the Indiegogo page if you scroll further down.
ishreal, 31 Mar 2020There is no way in hell anyone who's used a smartphones for years would be able to type quicke... moreI do. I always type faster with physical keyboard instead of virtual touch keyboard. That is why I always bring that fold-in-half Microsoft Universal Bluetooth keyboard all the time.
Finaly, a worthy rival to the F(x)tec Pro1. The chipset used is definitely interesting as it is the same chipset found in the Oppo Reno3 5G.
Anonymous, 31 Mar 2020A physical keyboard is an additional wear and tear part and causes more electronic waste. Plus... moreHave a look at the F(x)tec Pro1, in contrast to the Astroslide it actually IS
"just like the beloved 10-year-old Nokia E7."
And you can have it with qwertZ.