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Old 17-07-2008, 06:15 PM
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Bartmanekul is right, sliders let you have a bigger screen without making the keypad tiny or the phone huge. Steve Jobs' infamous comment about "too much plastic" took no account of sliders, which let you have the best of both worlds.

And it is quite fun and intuitive handling calls with a slider, you slide it open to answer and closed to end the call. You don't even need to look at the phone to do this.

And yes, the 6110 slider is indeed excellent, totally rock solid both when open and closed, and better than the N95's.

However, the N95's slider is rather unusual as it goes in two directions, which may explain why it's slightly looser than normal single slider phones.