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Old 08-24-2009, 12:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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As time goes by and the need for reading glasses has arrived. It is getting harder to fit enough on the screen of my little pearl with the font I am using. So I am looking at a larger screened model. I am with Tmobile and it looks like the 8900 has the biggest screen available. The problem is the qwerty keypad looks to be a bit harder to see. Has anyone done this upgrade for similar reasons and if so what are your impressions?

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I got real glasses and have no problems seeing screens or keyboards. Progressive lenses are great.

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Old 08-24-2009, 05:08 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Hey Bill
Dont worry about it too much. I use the 8900. I am on tmobile. I use font size 14. After using the 8900 for a few weeks you tend to know where the keys are. Letter D and letter J are perforated keys so that they act as your guiding stars as to where the rest of the keys are on the keypad.
Finally I am partially sighted and doing absolutely well with the 8900. So go for it.
Also have a look at the 9000 Bold. My personal view is that it is better than the 8900. It is more feature rich but is a touch too big for my liking.
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