iPhone 4G - Slide Out Keyboard Accessory

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by ipedro, Apr 19, 2010.

  1. ipedro macrumors 68040

    ipedro

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    #1
    With the introduction of Bluetooth keyboard connectivity in iPhone OS 4.0, it's bound to happen: an accessory manufacturer will introduce a case with a slide out Bluetooth keyboard.

    This is why I think Apple will do it themselves and finally satisfy one of the biggest requests -- a physical keyboard -- while not forcing it into their minimalistic keyboard free design.

    The flat back of the leaked iPhone 4G is a clue to this. The rounded back of the latests generations would have added a lot of bulk to a case with a slide out keyboard. The flat iPhone 4G will allow for a flush keyboard that can be snapped right on to the back. If not intentional, the flat back of the new iPhone will make snap on keyboard manufacturers' life a lot easier.

    This is my prediction.
     
  2. Roessnakhan macrumors 68040

    Roessnakhan

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    Whoever gets that accessory out of the gate first is going to make a lot of money to be sure.
     
  3. fhall1 macrumors 68040

    fhall1

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    I just hope my old iGo Stowaway BT keyboard (used to use with my HP ipaq) can be put back into service with my iPhone when 4.0 is released.
     

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