There is nothing that beats a QWERTY keyboard as one of the best inventions for fast and accurate typing in smartphones. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) has already proved through tests that BlackBerry Passport user’s type with ease on their QWERTY keyboards with four times accuracy compared to their counterparts on virtual touchscreen keyboards.
It is still a surprise that BlackBerry Passport offers more accuracy when typing with speed compared to Z10 and Z30 whose touchscreen keyboards are believed to be the best in class. Their ability to suggest intelligently words that one is going to type still does not match the ease and accuracy that comes with typing from a QWERTY Keyboard.
It is not a secret that BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)’s QWERTY keyboard can increase the accuracy and one’s typing efficiency while also offering breathing room for people with beefy fingers. BlackBerry Passport QWERTY keyboard was designed to perfection both from the slope of the keys to the sound clicks that come out when one is typing. The keys are also perfectly spaced meaning that one can type without having to go back to correct misspelled words.
Unlike earlier models, BlackBerry Passport runs on BlackBerry OS 10.3 meaning that when one is typing, the system can suggest probable words that one may be looking for. This way one may not need to type full words in order to move on. The operating system is also able to suggest up to three words that one may have in mind.
The feel and clicks when typing makes it quite interesting and exciting always sure to boost the confidence of typists. It is not a surprise that a study carried out by BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) found out that people were able to type an average of 42 words a minute on a Qwerty Keyboard with fewer errors compared to when typing on a touchscreen keyboard.
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