Originally Posted by Dee9
Hey, I'm considering buying an unlocked GSM BlackBerry 8100 smartphone. I live in The Bahamas and the prices are ridiculous for the blackberry devices and services. I do have a gsm sim card but I was wondering if all of the features of a BlackBerry would be available to me if i purchased the 8100 and just slipped my SIM card in. Or would it just have the features of a normal cell phone? Thanks in advance!
Unless you have a BB data plan on that sim card you will only have normal cell phone features. No data plan--no email, internet, or data. You can SMS but that's about it.