Smartphone Holiday 2009 Buyer’s Guide: Texting Focused

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Obviously, the first requirement for a texting phone is a good keyboard. In addition, those who are looking at this class of devices are generally not that interested in a lot of “bells and whistles”, but instead are looking for bargain. That’s why most of the models on this list are under $100 with contract.

 

That said, all of these phones can do much more than simply send text messages. Naturally, all are good phone, and they can act as MP3 players, too.

 

Samsung Impression

Samsung Impression
The Impression is a sleek phone with a large, landscape-oriented keyboard. It also has a good-sized AM-OLED touchscreen and GPS receiver. It is probably the least powerful device on this list, but it has the best keyboard. The Impression is available from AT&T.
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Palm Pixi

Palm Pixi
The newly-released Palm Pixi does everything the Palm Pre can do, but it’s easier to type on and costs less. Like its big brother, it runs the webOS and can pull in information for a variety of sources, from Gmail and Microsoft Exchange, to Facebook and LinkedIn. This model is offered only by Sprint.
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Nokia E63

Nokia E63
The dark-horse candidate in this category is the Nokia E63. It’s more than $100, but still affordable and easy to use. There’s just one issue: it’s not being offered by any U.S. carrier. Instead, it has to be bought unlocked from Nokia and used with AT&T or T-Mobile.
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