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Old 08-22-2010, 03:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Once again, going back to BB.

I am currently looking at Blackberry 9000 that is T-Mobile branded.

Is this true? I thought T-Mobile didnt carry this model. The lady selling it to me also said that it was capable of T-MO's 3G, but she wasnt sure on UMA.

Any insights on this? (I'm stoked, only getting it for $80)
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T-Mobile USA certainly never sold it...
Remember there are several T-Mobile around the world.

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The 9000 was never on T-mobile US.
T-mobile UK, and european countries had a 9000.

If the startup image is t-mobile, its not a US model.
If only the branding on the phone (bottom plate beneath keyboard) says T-mobile, its likely been swapped out.

T-Mo US's 3G is different than Europe 3G, so it won't work for 3G; and European models didn't have UMA.
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Thanks for the insight guys.
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So, it was a European version. I declined to purchase as the Z and Y keys were switched out on the keyboard. Thanks guys for the insight!
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