LG Optimus F3Q with slide-out QWERTY keyboard headed to T-Mobile

It has been a while since we last saw the launch of an Android smartphone rocking a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, hasn't it? But they aren't quite dead, it seems. As a matter of fact, T-Mobile appears to be interested in releasing one, judging by this recent leak. The smartphone you see drawn above is allegedly known as the LG Optimus F3Q. Accent here is on "drawn" as the picture appears to be a crude representation as to how the phone should look like in real life, as if it has been pulled out of a service manual. 

Unfortunately, nothing in terms of specs has been revealed but the leak's source. But if we had to make an educated guess, we'd expect the LG Optimus F3Q to be similar to the Optimus F3 on a hardware level. In other words, we're likely looking at an affordable mid-range Android smartphone with a screen of about 4 inches or so. We could be wrong, of course. 

That's pretty much all we know about the LG Optimus F3Q so far. Would anyone be interested in grabbing one of these? Or have you already adapted to living without a physical keyboard? Let us know in the comments!

source: @evleaks

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Optimus F3Q
  • Display 4.0 inches 800 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera) 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 1GB RAM
  • Storage 4GB, microSDHC
  • Battery 2460 mAh
  • OS Android 4.1.2


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