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Old 08-26-2008, 09:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question The deal breaker! Will the Thunder work outside the USA?

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OK, SO I love(d) my Iphone and now I hate my 3g.. its total garbage and Apple has abandoned its customers .


BUT.....

My biggest problem with this phone is simple.

WILL IT WORK OUTSIDE THE USA?? I travel alot and this is the deal breaker for me. Will it work on GSM?
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Old 08-26-2008, 09:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Yes, it will be a world phone much like Verizon's 8830.
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Old 08-26-2008, 09:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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So, I can use this thing in London, Ireland etc...?


and i wont function on GSM in the usa?
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Old 08-26-2008, 09:25 PM   #4 (permalink)
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So, I can use this thing in London, Ireland etc...?





and i wont function on GSM in the usa?
Based on current speculation... That is correct. Everything is pretty much still rumor. Not much hard details on the 9500 yet.
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Old 08-26-2008, 09:27 PM   #5 (permalink)
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ok, thank you!!


Im gonna be happy to tell ATT to drive off a bridge!!


and Apple as well!
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Old 08-26-2008, 09:28 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I feel an iPhone in the Buy Sell Trade section soon
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Old 08-26-2008, 09:29 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I feel an iPhone in the Buy Sell Trade section soon
Your not kidding!! This thing has turned into a total nightmare for me...
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Old 08-26-2008, 10:35 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Be careful jumping on the 9500. Keep in mind that it WILL be a first gen touchscreen device...I believe that there will be glitches with it as well.

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Old 08-26-2008, 10:42 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Be careful jumping on the 9500. Keep in mind that it WILL be a first gen touchscreen device...I believe that there will be glitches with it as well.

-simpson
Actually, the glitches are being worked out as i'm typing this. The last one i know of is a MMS problem but it was only on certain Thunders, not all.
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Old 08-26-2008, 10:44 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Awesome!

How is the typing compared to other touchscreens?

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Awesome!

How is the typing compared to other touchscreens?

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First of all, i'm just telling you what credible insiders have already said. I don't personally have first knowledge but from being on different forums for a few years now, i know who has real info. As for the touchscreen, its designed so you don't make mistakes while typing. That's a big part of the UI. It has 'localized haptic feedback'. You touch the letter and it feels like you are pressing an actual qwerty keyboard button. This is new technology.
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Old 08-27-2008, 08:23 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Be careful jumping on the 9500. Keep in mind that it WILL be a first gen touchscreen device...I believe that there will be glitches with it as well.

-simpson
It cant be worse thatn my DIEphone which is useless using 3G (The entire selling point)

I cant wait to tell att and apple to suck a fat one!!
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Your not kidding!! This thing has turned into a total nightmare for me...
Before this turns into an Apple bash fest, the Bold also seems to be having its share of problems as well.
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Old 08-27-2008, 12:40 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Im gonna be happy to tell ATT to drive off a bridge!!
and Apple as well!
Are you gonna change your id? Some one hating Apple wouldn't want iphone in their name.
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Old 08-27-2008, 08:56 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Actually, the glitches are being worked out as i'm typing this. The last one i know of is a MMS problem but it was only on certain Thunders, not all.

How do you know this? There will only be come and not all...
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How do you know this? There will only be come and not all...
From someone on another site involved 'very' closely with this phone.
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Old 09-04-2008, 03:22 PM   #17 (permalink)
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My question is do we think this will be a true international phone and work on the Japan and South Korean cell networks like the Bold is supposed too.
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Old 09-05-2008, 01:23 AM   #18 (permalink)
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A wold phone!!!??? What about a camera? If so than its official....Im getting one!
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