2014+ Android Smartphones With A Slide-out QWERTY Keyboard
From 2013 on, new smartphones with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard started getting rare, but there are still some models for those who aren't very fond of SWYPE and other virtual keyboards.
If you think that there's nothing like a physical, built-in or slide-out full QWERTY keyboard when it comes to typing a lot of text, this list is for you. However, check the weight and thickness because a slide-out keyboard tends to make a thicker, bulkier and heavier smartphone. That's why we've included weight and thickness info -- whenever available -- with this list of the latest Android smartphones with a physical keyboard.
Latest Slide-out Model: The LG Enact(The LG Enact is currently the latest Android QWERTY keyboard smartphone.)
It is certainly considerate of LG Enact to install a simpler interface for beginners (but it will probably soon be a common-enough feature), a handy QWERTY slide-out keyboard (which thickens it to 15.7 mm), and a long-lasting 2460mAh battery (although the LG G2 has an impressive 3000mAh). First-time smartphone users would probably find such usability promising. However, with its 1.2 GHz of processor speed, use of the Android 4.1.2, 8GB memory, 1 GB of RAM, and 5-megapixel camera keeping it firmly in the mid-range category, we find it a little harder to believe that it is also ideal for seasoned users (as stated by LG), not when there may be other Android slider smartphones with better specs (higher-resolution camera, faster CPU, larger screen) on the market (like the Motorola Photon Q). Along with a beefed-up 2460mAh battery and a rare slide-out QWERTY keyboard (most new smartphones are touch only), the LG Enact offers a Starter Mode interface which is designed to ease in smartphone neophytes (and a Standard Mode for power users)...
Thickness:15.7 mm / Weight:5.99 oz.