Originally Posted by thought
To me the differences are significant.
EVDO generally will give you about 300 to 700 Kps download speed, whereas EDGE will only give you about 75 to 150 Kps.
For short, text email or IM, EDGE will suffice. But if you want to use your device to surf the web, for instance, EVDO will make a huge difference.
thanks any EDGE users/tmobile in particular have any thoughts?
also, would a verizon blackberry have all the same capabilities as my current tmobile 8700? i know verizon likes to cripple features (IMing/Bluetooth), but would I still be able to load software/yak-on/change themes/etc?