My own opinion is that the Bold is valuable primarily for it's international capability. For email, contacts, calendar and tasks connecting to corporate email, I reallylike the Curve. As has been mentioned, the best thing is to go to the cell provider's store and check them out. Hopefully your provider will have a 30 day return policy, so if you don't like it you can exchange it for another one. The other thing to note about the Curve and the Tour is the difference in the keyboard. The curve seems to have independent letters, while many of the other devices have keys that are "smushed" together..don't know how better to describe it.