RIM patents strange form factors you may or may not love

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When a smartphone manufacturer patents a form factor, it doesn’t necessarily mean they’re going to produce the device, it just means they don’t want someone else making it. RIM has put together a package of technical drawings of form factors that they believe could work with the BlackBerry platform.

What do you think? Would you like to see any of these form factors actually implemented?


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  • Fraser

    BlackBerry is best when it sticks to a simple QWERTY layout, although their subtle modifications to the grid are easier on the thumbs. Simple is almost always better. Plus, why mess with a winning form factor? I don’t want a Sidekick, I want a BlackBerry.

  • Fraser

    BlackBerry is best when it sticks to a simple QWERTY layout, although their subtle modifications to the grid are easier on the thumbs. Simple is almost always better. Plus, why mess with a winning form factor? I don’t want a Sidekick, I want a BlackBerry.

  • http://twitter.com/fadiputra/statuses/3126834488 fadiputra (Faizal Adiputra)

    RIM patents strange form factors you may or may not love http://bit.ly/2kK1Hx (via @BlackBerryCool)

  • http://twitter.com/fadiputra/statuses/3126834488 fadiputra (Faizal Adiputra)

    RIM patents strange form factors you may or may not love http://bit.ly/2kK1Hx (via @BlackBerryCool)

  • http://twitter.com/barrypak/statuses/3127140238 barrypak (Aamir Barry)

    RIM patents strange form factors you may or may not love http://bit.ly/2kK1Hx (via @BlackBerryCool)

  • spiritpyre

    Would be kinda nice to have something like a storm with a slideout keyboard… as long as the memory issues are fixed. the designs don’t really say if the form factors could include a touchscreen with keyboard or not. time will tell.

  • spiritpyre

    Would be kinda nice to have something like a storm with a slideout keyboard… as long as the memory issues are fixed. the designs don’t really say if the form factors could include a touchscreen with keyboard or not. time will tell.