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Nuu's Mini Key case adds a physical keyboard to the iPhone 4

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Nuu's Mini Key case adds a physical keyboard to the iPhone 4
Ever wanted an iPhone with a physical keyboard? Nuu, the Hong-Kong accessory company, will be selling a $69 iPhone 4 case that adds a QWERTY slide-out keyboard to the thin handset, and uses the whole phone as a tilting screen.

It is a pretty good implementation from what we are seeing in the pictures, with elevated letters on a chiclet-style keyboard, complete with its own battery for the backlighting. It should enhance typing speeds quite a bit, compared to the touchscreen keyboard for people who miss the good ol' tactile feedback ever since they got their first iPhone. No word yet on how much will this case weigh, but at least now you can be watching movies on your iPhone 4 and shouting "Look, Ma, no hands!".

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source: MobileMag

Nuu's Mini Key case adds a physical keyboard to the iPhone 4

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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:48

1. russellw10 (Posts: 13; Member since: 15 Feb 2010)

I might buy one of these, shave off the plastic that encases the Iphone, then attach the back structure that supports the keyboard onto a Dell Streak battery cover. If my estimated measurements are right it would be great for attaching it to the Streak. By the way this qwerty keyboard uses bluetooth, it doesn't work through the Iphones plug in port. Phonearena just kinda forgot to mention that.

posted on 07 Sep 2010, 06:25

2. ilia1986 (unregistered)

Thats bad. Battery will go down faster than you can type this sentence on that keyboard.

posted on 07 Sep 2010, 07:41

3. russellw10 (Posts: 13; Member since: 15 Feb 2010)

Oops, forgot about how fast it drains with bluetooth on, thanks.

posted on 07 Sep 2010, 12:59

4. dljkd (unregistered)

we get the point!.. ok ok ok..its C R A P

posted on 07 Sep 2010, 15:44

5. skymitch89 (unregistered)

it says that it has its own battery. i would say that since it does have its own battery, the battery life of the iphone 4 will only be impacted as much as if it were to have a bluetooth headset connected.

posted on 07 Sep 2010, 16:53

6. cc16177 (Posts: 312; Member since: 09 May 2010)

That's actually pretty badass in my opinion.. if I could get one for my X I probably would just to have for occasional use.

posted on 24 Sep 2010, 01:04

7. 000 (unregistered)

very cool love it .. i got one this morning and am currently usingit to type this.. the best invention ever homies !!!!

posted on 10 Dec 2010, 05:26

8. Kirsty (unregistered)

Are these available in the UK/ EU yet? I want something before Christmas but I'm struggling to source.

Did find this one which comes with a leather case but does a similar jobhttp://www.mobilefun.co.uk/typetop-bluetooth-mini-keyboard-case-for-iphone-4-p27130.htm so I might go for that one, cheaper anyways

posted on 07 Apr 2012, 09:57

9. kennkerp (Posts: 1; Member since: 07 Apr 2012)

They've drastically lowered the price on these. You can get them for $40 shipped now:http://www.cellmacs.com/iPhone-Sliding-Bluetooth-Keyboard-Case-and-Stand-p/cmsnsbtkci4.htm

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