People are more familiar use numeric keypad on the phone. As popularity of touch screen Qwerty keyboard and facilities, the existence of the numeric keypad to predict future tergusur.
[Ponsel with numeric Keypad predicted extinct. ] WHEN this, people are still more familiar use numeric keypad on the phone.
However, over the popularity of mobile phones or touch screen with full Qwerty keyboard, the numeric keypad to predict future tergusur.
In Indonesia, it may not yet visible, but in the United States indikasinya already seen.
In CTIA Wireless, the largest wireless industry show in North America, there are only a few types of new mobile phone with numeric keypad. Other armed Qwerty keyboard or touch screen.
AT & T Inc., the second largest operator in the country to introduce uncle Sam 6 handset CTIA in which all the QWERTY keypad or touch screen.
While the Samsung as the largest mobile phone seller in the U.S. do not exhibit a single new mobile phone with numeric keypad.
Quoted detikINET from RedOrbit, predicted extinction numeric keypad not separated from melonjaknya sending SMS.
Data in the U.S. according to the CTIA (Cellular Telephone Industries Association) as much as 1 trillion SMS thatch years ago in 2008, jumped three-fold rather than in 2007.
This makes the mobile phone manufacturers compete with the QWERTY keyboard or touch screen in order to bring comfort when typing.
In the quarter four years ago, 31 percent of mobile phone sold in the U.S. using the Qwerty keypad.
Handset with full keyboard is also cheaper so the more encouraging in popularity.
But the mobile phone with a numeric keypad is still very popular in various parts of the world.
According to NPD analysis, this is because the population there has been so familiar with the type of handset.
That's why mobile phone manufacturers like Nokia and Sony Ericsson mobile phones are still many menggelontorkan with the numeric keypad in the country besides the United States.