A little post on keyboard phones, and the few alternatives available

Since BlackBerry-phones are now seeming to come to a complete end (not even licensed devices), the options for keyboard phones are even more sparse.

I guess no one reading the blog is unaware that I go for the Pro1.

But in all fairness there are alternatives.

2020-04-12 Updated with the Astroslide announced for spring 2021.

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Cases/shells for the Pro1, DIY experiments

There are no official case(s) for the FxTec Pro1, so I have ordered over a score of cases/shells for various phones of dimensions close the keyboard part…

Ten have arrived, nine Nov 13., and here are the preliminary results, and a flip case fitted

Add Nov 21, two more have arrived, for Huawei P20  Pro and Note 7

Add Dec 28, two more have arrived a week ago, Flip cases for Huawei P20  Pro and they are better (the above image)

Add Jan 23, a little more on a P20 Pro flip, reverting the inner part

Add Apr 1, a better shell case with strengthened corners.

(Will update if any of the remaining ones proves a better fit)

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