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  1. ChocPrez's Avatar
    So, i finally found a spot to get a brand new Q10 for about 200 bucks, but still find myself hesitant because of the "double typing issue'" that some users reported.

    Just wanted to know if there were long time Q10 users who haven't experienced this issue, or if its somewhat of a guarantee to happen.
    03-07-15 05:53 PM
  2. iatansaldanha's Avatar
    Never happened to mine.

    Posted with a BlackBerry Q10, Australia
    03-07-15 06:27 PM
  3. cdw5510's Avatar
    Same here.

    Posted via CB10
    03-07-15 06:31 PM
  4. 100bigdaddy's Avatar
    Nor mine.

    Posted via CB10
    03-07-15 06:31 PM
  5. iCoutinoc's Avatar
    I have it for almost a for a year, and now my dad and no problem at all

    Posted via CB10
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    03-07-15 06:35 PM
  6. Giovonni Rinaldis's Avatar
    never had it with mine had it about 5 months now
    03-07-15 06:37 PM
  7. workittywork's Avatar
    Is a 5-month user long enough? My keyboard is doing ok so far (though honestly I haven't used it that heavily, just short messages and I utilize the prediction text option)...
    Morty2264 likes this.
    03-07-15 06:39 PM
  8. double_fault's Avatar
    I was thinking about getting another Q10 in the hopes of snagging a problem free unit this time (my 2 year old Q10 has been double typing for about 18 months)

    I know that "new " q10s are pretty cheap right now but I can't bring myself to buy technology that is not new and that has a likelihood of developing this known problem.

    I'm even reading about the Classic and Passport already developing double typing.

    So I'm trying out the Q5 as my daily phone. So far not bad. I'm 95 % email, text and BBM so the Q5 works for me and I like its size to work with.

    Posted via CB10
    03-07-15 07:25 PM
  9. zombiecupcake's Avatar
    I've had my Q10 almost a year now with frequent drops, no problem to speak of yet!

     Once you go BlackBerry you never go back...Berry 
    03-07-15 08:08 PM
  10. GeoATL's Avatar
    Year and a half with no problem.

    Posted via CB10
    03-07-15 08:16 PM
  11. wutradition's Avatar
    Wish I saw this thread earlier... compulsive purchase >> buyer's remorse; classic.

    Posted via CB10
    03-07-15 09:04 PM
  12. jpi1960's Avatar
    Also year and a half. Had a few drops. Absolutely no problems.
    03-07-15 10:31 PM
  13. paulwainhouse's Avatar
    About 12m here, no issues at all, the new upgrade has made the Q10 even better. Forget my Z10 and SG5.

    Posted via CB10
    03-07-15 10:34 PM
  14. cscott44's Avatar
    Had mine over a year never experienced that problem.

    Posted via CB10
    03-07-15 10:59 PM
  15. Giovonni Rinaldis's Avatar
    Is a 5-month user long enough? My keyboard is doing ok so far (though honestly I haven't used it that heavily, just short messages and I utilize the prediction text option)...
    yea i have used mine for 5 months but trust me the milage on it and abuse is more like 2 years worth ... multiple drops ... by accident of course .. and well over 200 000 txt msgs in that short time .. so yea .. its already earned its keep. and no dual typing ...
    03-07-15 11:28 PM
  16. Tatwi's Avatar
    6 month owner. Was a never opened new SQN100-1 from Rogers. Being totally honest, I have had a few double types, but nothing consistent or frequent. I never had it on my 9900, but my wife did on hers and we bought them at the same time. Mine was much better taken care of over the course of 2+ years.

    I think how hard one presses and if they use the pad of their thumbs or their thumb nails to type makes the difference between those who double type and those who don't. Nail presses apply more force to the keys. My wife was a nail typist, I am a pad typist. Of course, I could be wrong.

    Posted via CB10
    03-07-15 11:47 PM
  17. Swamp55's Avatar
    My wife and I have both had Q10s for around 20 months. Neither of us have had this problem. (Knocks on wood.)
    03-07-15 11:53 PM
  18. Magnetox's Avatar
    16 months with me, no issues, quite a heavy daily usage. I had also at least 4 nasty drops that luckily left no major damages but minor scratches on the edges.
    03-08-15 12:58 AM
  19. ChocPrez's Avatar
    Thanks for the responses everyone.

    Iv decided ill be taking the plunge. I played with the Classic again, but i feel its a bit too big (wide) for my taste.
    03-08-15 10:32 AM
  20. adamlau's Avatar
    1.5 years. No issues.
    03-08-15 10:43 AM
  21. nielsthorsen's Avatar
    Two years with no problem what so ever.


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
    03-08-15 10:54 AM
  22. anon(8063781)'s Avatar
    I have had hypersensitive keys and double typing. Both are fixed. I think it's the luck of the draw. I wish there was some objective way of measuring the frequency of these problems, but there isn't. Since people tend to come to forums to find resolutions for problems, the double-typing issue may be overstated. Or it may not be.

    If you buy one and end up having problems, check out the thread in my signature. But hopefully you won't have any problems at all.
    03-08-15 11:05 AM
  23. zombiecupcake's Avatar
    If possible, make sure you get the SQN100-5. That seems to be the model with the least hardware issues.

     Once you go BlackBerry you never go back...Berry 
    evodevo69 likes this.
    03-08-15 12:43 PM
  24. PufoCallo's Avatar
    1.5 years without any double typing issue
    03-08-15 02:01 PM
  25. bbnrs's Avatar
    Had double type problems with previous Q10. In Aug 2014 got a refurb from AT&T (thank you), no problems so far. No heavy typing usage though. Runs great.
    03-08-15 03:51 PM
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