BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY) Passport Touch-Enabled Keyboard ‘truly something special’

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) Passport is unique in a number of ways, but on one front it impresses most, which is the all-new touch-enabled keyboard, according to a Blackberry blog.  The new QWERTY keyboard from the company is sensitive to touch input as well, giving the best of both “tactile and virtual keyboard” in one along with an enlarged view of the 4.5-inch, 1,440 x 1,440 screen.

Never before experience from BlackBerry

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) is known for providing best keyboard experience in the industry that allows the user to write and respond to the messages accurately. Such experience, according to the blog, is something that none of the devices available in the market offer. Over the year, the Canadian firm has been refining and improving the keyboard, “and what we’re introducing on the BlackBerry Passport is truly something special,” says the blog

Further informing on the keyboard, the blog says that the touch-enabled keyboard helps a user to “brush” fingers over the QWERTY keyboard, as well as scroll through the information. This, blog notes is very helpful while “managing” the messages in the BlackBerry Hub or while website browsing.

The blog also gives a tip to use the feature effectively, saying “turn your Passport sideways for smoother swiping when you’re in hard-core content consumption mode.” The device allows a full-wide view of the content, and users can scroll without “obstructing the screen.”

“Fantastic” typing experiences

Passport keyboard gives user a never before “fantastic” typing experiences, says the blog. On flicking the QWERTY BlackBerry keyboard, users will get the suggestions on the next word allowing a quick and accurate typing.

A research from the company reveals that users are 4 times more accurate while using the BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) Passport versus virtual keyboards. But even if there are mistakes, then instead of tapping the delete repeatedly users can delete the full last word just by swiping right to left.

Keeping in mind the professionals, who generally deal with large documents or long emails, Passport touch-enabled keyboard allows the user to use it as a trackpad. This helps professionals to easily select a specific text and cut, copy and paste.

“You now have more control over how you select and interact with text and information on the large square touchscreen,” says the blog.