BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 12-31-2009, 12:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Model: 8310
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Orange
Posts: 7
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Blackberry 8520 OS 5

Please Login to Remove!

Hey hey heeey, happy almost new year everyone.

I have a question, I saw sprint launched OS 5 for BB 8530... i was wondering, can I install that same os on my 8520, and wouldnt it work flawlessly? what are the diffreneces between 8530 and 8520? I searched and searched and couldnt find any...


TIA! :D
Offline  
Old 12-31-2009, 12:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
Grumpy Moderator
 
NJBlackBerry's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Somewhere in the swamps of Jersey
Model: i5s
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 27,803
Post Thanks: 33
Thanked 442 Times in 382 Posts
Default

Sorry - the 8530 OS is only for the 8530. You can't put an OS for one model BB on another.

The 8530 is a CDMA device and the 8520 is GSM. 8530 has GPS. They are quite different. Smartphones, Cell Phones & Smart Phones at BlackBerry.com has a comparison feature which will assist you.
Offline  
Old 12-31-2009, 12:39 PM   #3 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Model: 8310
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Orange
Posts: 7
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Thanks NJBlackBerry for the help and incredibly fast reply
Guess I will have to wait for the official OS for 8520
Offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On





Copyright 2004-2014 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.