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Old 12-29-2009, 05:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a Blackberry 8800, and I must say, its old and it shows. I am interested in a new phone and was planning on getting the iPhone 3Gs, but not sure as its price is too much. I don't mind having the top of the line phone but I am wondering if the Storm 1 is worth buying? Online they're cheap used.

What are the pros and cons to it?
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Old 12-29-2009, 05:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Cons, it is quite difficult to get the 9530 to work on Tmobile, very possible, just difficult. If you got a Storm1, get the 9500 model from Vodafone. Or the newer Storm2 9520.
On Tmo, you might just get the 9700.

Pros - great screen, you can't beat the screen and screen real estate.
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What is the difference between the Vodafone version, and the Verizon version? I don't want to get the Bold 2 cause I don't have a lot of money to buy a phone. And second, I want a touchscreen phone with multi-touch capabilities.
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The major difference being: 9500 and 9520 are GSM only, and 9530 and 9550 are CDMA and GSM.
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Why not change carriers? Move to Verizon and you wont have to deal with the issues associated with unlocking the phone. Verizon pretty much has the same features as TMO.

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ZelhaBB, I really would but I don't pay for the phone and not to mention that my parents have me on a pre-paid plan with T-Mobile, and I'm happy with that. I just have to many issue's with my 8800 that I want to buy a used one on eBay. I just didn't know if it was worth it cause I don't want a phone that they will drop support for cold turkey.

Also, for the 9500, what do I need in order to use it on the T-Mobile network?
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