Keyboard showdown: Droid 2 vs. Epic 4G vs. BlackBerry Torch

Droid 2 (top), Epic 4G (bottom), and BlackBerry Torch (right)

For those who still prefer a hardware keyboard on their smartphone, here are comparison photos of three great devices: Motorola Droid 2, Samsung Epic 4G, and BlackBerry Torch 9800.

Check out the close-up photos at the end of the gallery for a description and critique of each of the three keyboards. You can also read the companion blog post.

Photo credit: Jason Hiner / TechRepublic

By Jason Hiner

Jason Hiner is Editorial Director of CNET and former Editor in Chief of TechRepublic. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.