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Old 03-28-2009, 10:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Both are in the same (or close) price range. It's big money for me so I want to pick the right one.

Some points:

- Not really dying for 3G but hey, it's no harm.
- I'd like a decent camera.
- WiFi at a decent range.
- Best, most lasting and least dirty trackball, God those thigs are fragile.
- Don't really care about the size. (Screen size is another story).

and yeah, well. I'd love to hear your opinion. You should back up why you chose the device.

P.S. I KNOW the power and capacities of each phone I'm just curious about what people think of them and why.
Old 03-28-2009, 11:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Both are great devices, but with your stated parameters (camera, least dirty trackball) get the 8900.

I have both, and like them both. I like the 3G on the Bold, but since you don't care... the WiFi makes both speedy as heck.
Old 03-28-2009, 11:35 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Wirelessly posted (BlackBerry Curve 8900)

I agree with JSanders as well, as is required by law...
Old 03-28-2009, 11:51 PM   #4 (permalink)
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You know StarChest I'm in the same situation. I have a BB 8320 but from all the wear and tear, I'm looking to upgrade.
I love the Bold's form, it fits nicely in my hand and it looks very well, masculine. The keyboard is nice but looks like I may need to get use to it. The screen is magnificent of course and the leather backing ( i think its real right?)
The 8900 has a familiar form, the camera is awesome and I'm sold with the qwerty keyboard.
Wifi on both is a great asset and what would help me make up my mind is, as you mentioned, the trackball. I bought a black trackball for my 8320 and its such a burden lifted from the white trackball. I was so OCD on keeping it as clean as possible which was impossible since I'm a part time Gardener lol. But That's my dilemma as well, a bold or an 8900 lol. Best of luck to you!
9700 Bold on TMO USA.
Old 03-29-2009, 08:48 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Really hard to pick a choise, i get a new curve 8310 but the bold still my dream.
So i will say the bold.
8100 -> 8310 -> looking for a Bold

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