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Old 08-31-2011, 01:49 PM   #9 (permalink)
jimfraser
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Default Re: Go for a Blackberry?

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Originally Posted by juwaack68 View Post
From my experience with OS7 on a different device (the 9850 Torch), the browsing experience is a huge improvement over older device (I'm sure also due to the faster processor). There still is no flash - that will not come until QNX devices are released next year (which mY be the 'OS8' you are thinking of).
I am intrigued by the new Blackberry divices and went into a Rogers store yesterday. The sales person confirmed your point that the Browser is much improved in OS7. I was also told that the the theoretical connection speed in 3G is double with the new BlackBerries. Could be that a processor at twice the speed and connection twice as fast = better browser performance. May have all to do with the hardware and little to do with OS 7.
With my carrier quietly changing the rules for upgrade eligibility (26 months) I will confirm the same advice as mentioned in a number of posts here and stick with my 9800 until the QNX devices come out and then shop around between Rogers, Bell and Telus for the best deal.
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