1. Unbiased Tech's Avatar
    A couple of weeks ago I went in a Verizon store and played with the Z30 and the extra screen real estate made the keyboard seem much better than my Z10. The extra spacing made it more comfortable and the extra space seemed better for swiping up words. I was probably 1.5 times faster on that demo unit keyboard than on my Z10 that knows my writing style and learned words.

    My question is for Z30 users who switched from a Z10, how does the keyboard on the Z30 compare to that on the Z10? Are you faster on it or is it not a noticeable difference?

    Disclaimer: I have about average to large sized hands. I could use the Z30 one handed no problem.
    01-17-14 09:14 PM
  2. PatrickMJS's Avatar
    I have the Z10 and we have a Z30 in the family. I'm a big guy and would love a larger keyboard. The Z30 is gorgeous... kinda hoping the rumoured Z50 arrives this year... it could be the sweet spot for me... but I would take the Z30 in a heartbeat... except Bell wants over $600. Grrrrrr....

    Posted via CB10
    01-17-14 09:21 PM
  3. Unbiased Tech's Avatar
    I'm going to wait until the price drops and I'll probably buy it unlocked. It felt really good in hand and if the battery life is as advertised then it should be a great phone for my personal needs.
    01-17-14 09:39 PM
  4. SteelGreek's Avatar
    I bought it when it first came out and upgraded from a Z10 both are Verizon. Its such a better device and the battery life is worth it alone ... The other features (miracast etc) are great but the screen size and battery are amazing. You will not be disappointed. Of you like your Z10 you'll love the 30.

    Get it bro

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk Pro
    01-17-14 10:37 PM
  5. Creativeink72's Avatar
    I have absolutely massive hands and I love the keyboard on the Z30. It is gem of a phone!
    01-17-14 10:45 PM
  6. TheBigHarvCombo's Avatar
    It looks so small, in my absolutely massive hands.

    Posted via CB10
    01-17-14 10:49 PM
  7. peter0328's Avatar
    I'm about the same speed on either. I don't have large hands and was satisfied the the Z10 other than missing features and poor battery life.

    Posted via CB10
    01-17-14 10:55 PM
  8. Unbiased Tech's Avatar
    Yea the Z10 is a good phone, but I'll be lucky to get more than 12 hours out of it and that would be a good day. With moderate use its usually about 8-10 hours which isn't awful, but it's just mediocre.
    01-17-14 11:45 PM
  9. Arabianhorse's Avatar
    I used the Z10 as soon as it came out and upgraded to the Z30 on the day it was available. There is an immense difference in the keyboard speeds just because of the size for me. Battery life is phenomenal too.

    STA-100-3 v10.2.1.1925-r1926
    01-18-14 12:54 AM
  10. Ben1232's Avatar
    I did notice a huge difference. The Z30 keyboard is the first glass keyboard which I have liked to type on.

    The Z10 keyboard seems tiny in comparison but it's whatever you're used to. People don't seem the complain about the i-phones keyboard yet and that's stupid tiny, especially for a man and butch women.

    Posted from my Z30 via the CB app
    01-18-14 08:29 AM
  11. SteelGreek's Avatar
    I did notice a huge difference. The Z30 keyboard is the first glass keyboard which I have liked to type on.

    The Z10 keyboard seems tiny in comparison but it's whatever you're used to. People don't seem the complain about the i-phones keyboard yet and that's stupid tiny, especially for a man and butch women.

    Posted from my Z30 via the CB app
    I have both a Z30 and a 5c (work gives us one) and I can't type for crap anymore on the iPhone. I used to have a 4s as my daily driver during my brief break from BlackBerry... the screen is too tiny and the auto correct is so poor.

    The size of the Z30 is perfect in my opinion

    Sent from my Verizon Z30 on Tapatalk Pro
    01-18-14 12:23 PM
  12. Ben1232's Avatar
    I have both a Z30 and a 5c (work gives us one) and I can't type for crap anymore on the iPhone. I used to have a 4s as my daily driver during my brief break from BlackBerry... the screen is too tiny and the auto correct is so poor.

    The size of the Z30 is perfect in my opinion

    Sent from my Verizon Z30 on Tapatalk Pro
    They do look small after using a Z30.

    For me the Z30 keyboard is near on perfect as long as I am upright. Typing at any angle for me, the best has to be the Q10.

    Posted from my Z30 via the CB app
    01-18-14 12:58 PM
  13. dmsbang's Avatar
    Nothing compares to a physical but the z30 has the best virtual by far. Z10 2nd best. Hopefully we see a BB10 Slider and we can have the best of both.

    Posted via "Nessie" The Loch Ness Z30
    01-18-14 01:16 PM

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