Love new smartphones and QWERTY keybords? Meet the F(x)tec Pro 1, a modern smartphone equipped with a landscape QWERTY keyboard that sports five staggered rows and a sliding mechanism inspired by the classic Nokia E7 and N950. The slider tilts the screen to a 155° for optimal viewing, and thanks to innovative key design, the keyboard provides responsive, tactile feedback with each keystroke. It’s powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset and features a rear dual camera system with Sony’s IMX363, a notch-less AMOLED display, stereo speakers, dual SIM card support, and a bespoke landscape-optimized UI. Read more for another hands-on video, additional pictures and information.
You can pre-order one now for $649 USD, and they start shipping in July 2019. “At F(x)tec, our vision of the ideal smartphone blends a modern handset with the very best features and technology we loved and miss, to create a perfectly balanced package that is delightful, functional, and unique. Our goal is to be the best at bringing back our favourite technology, making it better in a more modern way – that’s technology refined. ” said Adrian Li Mow Ching, founder and director, F(x)tec.
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