When iPhone users start dreaming about the iPhone 7, do you think that they’re fantasizing about having a BlackBerry Priv-style slide-out QWERTY keyboard? No, they probably aren’t, which is why the latest iPhone concept from CURVED/labs is so amusing. As you can see in the photo above, it has a slide-out keyboard that looks a lot like the kind of keyboard you’d expect to see on a BlackBerry.
Here’s a closer look at the phone and its keyboard. Note the troll-tastic “email” to Tim Cook from Eddy Cue praising the new device’s physical keyboard:
For comparison, here’s a look at the BlackBerry Priv, which also features a slide-out keyboard and is BlackBerry’s first crack at making an Android phone:
While we will never, ever see a device like this come from Apple, it’s still a pretty amusing concept to ponder. Check out the whole concept video below.