Just the other day, Brad wrote about his excitement for the upcoming BlackBerry Passport, and today the Inside BlackBerry blog has a great article on its design. There are benefits of having a wider screen – 60 characters wide – both for reading and general productivity, without having a virtual keyboard taking up your screen space. I definitely feel that despite the nice size of my Z30, there are some cases where the rectangular screen just may not be optimal, whether in portrait or landscape – particularly for tasks like viewing schematics or using full-featured websites that are crippled in their mobile incarnations.
But what really got me was this beautiful rendering of a spreadsheet open on Apple and Samsung devices versus the passport:
Is there any question as to which would be more useful for doing ACTUAL WORK?
– emstardeluxe (@emstardeluxe)