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Old 06-06-2009, 05:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I don't own a blackberry but I'm considering buying the cheapest bare-bones model out there and getting the most basic data plan just to try out the service for a few months before moving on to a more current model as my usage habits evolve. At a minimum, I would like to be able to do the following on this blackberry:

1) Check/trade stocks online.

2) Check maps in Google Maps

3) Check bus schedules.

I found a Blackberry 7280 on Overstock for about $63.. will that suffice? Also, what's the cheapest nationwide data plan that'll work with this phone? Thanks.
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Old 06-06-2009, 06:45 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Wirelessly posted (9530; (I'm mobile) MF231; 35h)

No no. Old out of date model.


Get ai least an 81xx or 88xx. For web browsing. Or 83xx.


And TMobile BlackBerry plan for $20/ month if their coverage is decent where you live work and travel.

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Price should not be the first consideration, You should be looking at which carrier provides the best coverage for you based upon where you will use it - where you live, work, travel and play.

A cheap plan is too expensive if you don't have good coverage.
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