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What's really sad is that every manufacturer has such a huge lineup (including stupid curved versions of phones that are more expensive and worse than the original uncurved version --- looking at you Samsung) and yet nobody can squeeze out a qwerty with a modern chipset.

The Relay is indeed a keeper! Hope this great community can go on collaborating and updating it for the next few years
 
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I think i will buy another relay to keep in storage! The f3q does not look great:
http://www.t-mobile.com/cell-phones/lg-optimus-f3q.html
And not a lot of dev in the horizon:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...2650840&page=4
 
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Easiest way to get aosp is piggyback off a popular device, like we did for s3. I spoke to the LG guys at CM. Nobody is interested in the f3 (non qwerty) or the f3q. I'm personally waiting for project ara
 
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Easiest way to get aosp is piggyback off a popular device, like we did for s3. I spoke to the LG guys at CM. Nobody is interested in the f3 (non qwerty) or the f3q. I'm personally waiting for project ara
The LG Feck really doesn't seem like a new device, so I'm not surprised.
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F3Q? No... absolutly not an option to "upgrade".

http://geekaphone.com/compare/Samsun...LG-Optimus-F3Q

The parameters are worse than relay. But F3Q is the ONLY qwerty android released 2014. Sad. Very sad.

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F3Q? No... absolutly not an option to "upgrade".
Strongly agree. It's a piece of s**t
 
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endangered species listed here

qwerty android phones:
http://www.meetgadget.com/gadget/#/g...78][]=9439

gsm qwerty android phones:
http://www.meetgadget.com/gadget/#/g...27][]=4772

side-sliders qwerty android phones:
http://www.meetgadget.com/gadget/#/g...78][]=9439

I am really considering buying another relay to have another one backup phone just for the day when the qwerty phones will be absolutely extinct in the future.

EU import of Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G (full qwerty android!) running CM11
 
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I think i will buy another relay to keep in storage! The f3q does not look great:
http://www.t-mobile.com/cell-phones/lg-optimus-f3q.html
And not a lot of dev in the horizon:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...2650840&page=4
Agreed. And Relays seem to remain available through ebay. The prices vary: I've seen some as cheap as $170 and as expensive as $250, but at least they are consistently available from various vendors. And I'm talking brand new still in the package with the plastic. But this may not last forever, though, so yeah, getting two might be in order.
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Agreed. And Relays seem to remain available through ebay. The prices vary: I've seen some as cheap as $170 and as expensive as $250, but at least they are consistently available from various vendors. And I'm talking brand new still in the package with the plastic. But this may not last forever, though, so yeah, getting two might be in order.
yes, I bought mine (used device) in november for $125 (plus shipping and import charges, it was ~ 150). Now the lowest price for a device listed as NEW is $163. The only problems I had to replace the screen protector and now my display flex cable is starting to die. Maybe a good idea is to by one for spare parts too But I would recommend to buy a new one just to make sure that the keyboard mechanism isn't used too much.

EU import of Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G (full qwerty android!) running CM11

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