On the downside, there is no QWERTY keyboard (only a regular numerical keypad), so inputting text in the case of emails, schedule events, and SMS text messages can be more difficult than on other smartphones or on PDA phones.
This is basically the same smartphone as the Motorola DROID 2 with its touchscreen display and slide-out QWERTY keyboard, but this version has been outfitted with an array of Star Wars-themed accessories and customizations.
People who are coming from a BlackBerry or other similar device have grown much more accustomed to using a physical QWERTY keyboard, so the transition to the touchscreen virtual keyboard of the iPhone can be difficult.
The touch-sensitive navigation bar of the original is replaced with a trackball, not unlike the ones found on contemporary BlackBerry devices, and this is backed up with a 2.4" QVGA display and full QWERTY keyboard.
Text entry is performed via an on-screen keyboard, and you can choose between a full QWERTY keyboard (like your computer) or a cell phone-like pad for people who are more comfortable with a text message style entry.
If you're not as interested in taking pictures and listening to music on your phone, but you want to keep your life organized and you appreciate the appeal of a QWERTY keyboard, the Palm Centro might be for you.
BlackBerry Bold 9700: Suitable for business users and regular consumers alike, the newer BlackBerry Bold comes with an optical trackpad, a smaller size than the Bold 9000 before it, and a full QWERTY keyboard.
While the company doesn't have any smartphones in its arsenal, available options include a number of capable basic phones from LG, Samsung, and Motorola, including many with QWERTY pads for easier texting.
Motorola Backflip: Perhaps one of the most innovative Motorola cell phones in recent memory, the Backflip features a unique "flipping" design with a QWERTY keyboard, touch display, and touchpad in one.
The Mogul was a Windows Mobile smarphone that featured a touchscreen display, a slide-out QWERTY hardware keyboard, and an integrated camera, among several other notable features like wireless e-mail and a built-in media player.