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Old 01-03-2010, 11:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Am considering an upgrade but I need 3g -will 8900 support 3g after software update ?
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No. The 8900 is EDGE/WiFi only. Hardware, not software controlled.
The only 3G BlackBerrys for AT&T (Cingular doesn't exist anymore) are the 9000 and 9700.
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No 3g. No software upgrade. Please see this article. It may help.

T-Mobilexxx8217;s BlackBerry 8900 xxx8211; why the lack of 3G may not matter as much as you thinkx|xGear Diary
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