Handwriting for the P1i is an art, there I said it! You either get it or you don’t, and for about a fortnight I had no freaking idea what was going through the UIQ departments heads when they did handwriting for mobiles!
Handwriting Areas of the Sony Ericsson P1i
Let’s start with the basics, notice that triangle glitch that appears randomly halfway up the screen on the right, it turns out that it appears on purpose indicating handwriting regions when creating message, or filling out fields. But how does a triangle help me write?
Using Handwriting for the Sony Ericsson P1i
As an emerging technology far from simple, characters written below the half triangle on the screen are lower-case while those above are numbers, any letter that crosses the half way triangle from either side is uppercase.