There's been such a rush of Android messaging phones these days, we almost did a double take when we realized that the
Then there's the keyboard. I personally enjoy the compact size (others with larger paws may disagree), but the buttons were so flat, they actually impeded my typing speed. This was the consensus among others as well, I found after passing the phone around.
Samsung's Trender does have enough features to get by--Bluetooth, threaded picture and text messaging, a music player, and a 1.3-megapixel camera. There are also driving mode and voice commands and some links to download games. For $29.99, it just isn't a compelling enough option next to budget Android phones like the QWERTY
However, not everyone wants to or can afford to pay for Android's recurring data fee. In that, the Trender offers an alternative that will still satisfy heavy texters--as long as flat keyboards don't bother them.