Apple iPhone 4 gets a physical QWERTY

Apple iPhone 4 gets a physical QWERTY
You have wanted a physical QWERTY on your Apple iPhone 4 ever since Apple's latest handset was released? Well, your cure is now available – it's called Keyboard Buddy iPhone 4 Case – and the clumsy name aside, it provides you with a slide-out landscape-orientation physical keyboard for your Apple gadget.

The good news is that the Keyboard Buddy iPhone 4 Case doesn't pose a problem for the rear-facing camera, the iPhone 4's controls and other vital hardware features' functionality. Furthermore, the manufacturer claims that the keyboard that's connected via Bluetooth to the device has a charge duration of 45 days. The bad news is obvious – it makes your iPhone 4 bigger in appearance – but you can't have it all.

We told you two days ago how another kit – this time one that turns the black iPhone 4 into a white iPhone 4 – earned his inventor, a NY teenager, $130 000. Now, here is yet another kit for the iPhone 4 owners that not only provides it with a physical QWERTY, but also protects the device. Everyone wants a piece of the Apple pie, right? You can pre-order it from the Box Wave link below for $69.95 and it's set to be available on December 14. Anyone hoping to get it for Christmas?

source: Box Wave via Reg Hardware

Related phones

iPhone 4
  • Display 3.5 inches
    960 x 640 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera)
    0.3 MP VGA front
  • Hardware Apple A4, 0.5GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB,
  • Battery 1420 mAh
  • OS iOS 7.x



9. Lajo unregistered

Nice solution for iPhone. Does anyone think that there is use for a product that lets you feel the key on an iPad. I always felt it was a problem to type and not actually feel the keys. One of the problem of having a screen keybord

7. newfdog 13

Posts: 64; Member since: Mar 06, 2010

Hey it's brilliant! let's copy the clickable screen like a Blackberry too! And lets make it a clambshell too! Keep smoking crack you marketing retards!

6. Pings

Posts: 304; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

I don't think this will be the Android killer.

5. CRICKETownz

Posts: 980; Member since: Oct 24, 2009

What the duece? Now i see why Apple iPhone designers opted for full touch. This a real life illustration of what an ugly bastard of a phone the iPhone would be with a slide out keyboard.

4. stan unregistered

that has got to be the worst keyboard layout...ever. even worse than my og droid!

3. zerglisk

Posts: 544; Member since: Feb 09, 2010

It looks pretty convenient for a small sized screen.. i just can't use anything below 4" now

2. messiah

Posts: 438; Member since: Feb 19, 2010

iphone was ground breaking for being a keyless phone. This reversion is a step backwards only confusing its client base. or, would that make nokia correctas they said in 2007 "customers want physical keyboards". so the keyless phones were a three year industry fad, and phones like the Motorola droid and palm were the real power houses listening to the ppl's requests. Excellent touch screens AND a keyboard to boot. beh.... clearly i'm bored ...i just wanted to type a comment.... on my KEYBOARD

1. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

nice, but makes me wonder if iPhone users may want to sacrifice the slim phone for a keyboard, and how convenient will it turn out to be

8. yophone unregistered

take ur picture off man i keep seeing u on every article juss pis off ok ur picture makes ur comments weezy

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