The Nuu Mini Key case takes a perfectly respectable iPhone 4 and turns it into a big, fat, ugly slab of corporate crap, which looks and works just like every other smartphone with a slide-out landscape QWERTY.
I might not be the best person to judge, as I actually type faster on virtual keyboards than on actual real physical keyboards, but it seems silly to add little plastic chiclets to what it arguably the best soft-keyboard around. If you want to feel the clicks when you’re typing, go grab a Blackberry: they’re great. If you’re still here, read on to find out if you really want the Nuu.
The little keyboard slides and tilts from under the back of the iPhone 4, turning it into a tiny laptop-style device. The keyboard itself is backlit, and connects to the iPhone via Bluetooth. This means that it needs its own battery, which is presumably what makes the thing so hideously overweight. The folks at Engadget Spanish got a hands-on with the little accessory and pronounced the buttons as hard to press. This is no surprise. Put the thing on a desk and you’re poking at it with fingertips. Hold it in your hands to thumb-type and the phone-part will flap around like a fish on the quayside.
Should you still be in the market for this bulky and minimally functional case, it’ll be on sale sometime later this year for $60 or €60, depending on where you are.
Nuu Mini Key protege y complementa tu iPhone 4 a partes iguale [Engadget Spanish]
Photo: Engadget Spanish
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