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Old 03-20-2010, 04:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey.. A friend just gave me his blackberry.. and I was wondering which one it was..

If you guys could help me out..

Thank you so much

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Old 03-20-2010, 04:27 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Go into Options, then select About.
It will give you the model number.
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Old 03-20-2010, 04:51 AM   #3 (permalink)
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sorry.. didn't find an "options", nor an about :/

I thought of the settings.. but there wasn't anything of the such in there.

In the MAIN MENU this is what there is :
-Email
-Message center
-Services
-Phonebook
-Settings
-Call Center
-Multimedia
-Organiser
-File manager
-User profiles
-Google
-Extra
-Fun
-Camera
-Audio player
-Phone TV
-FM-Radio
-Video
-Alarm
-Msn
-Keypad lock
-shut down

If I go on Settings
this is what I see:
-Dual SIM settings
-Phone Setup
-Network setum
-Security setup
-Restore factory settings
-Sound effects

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Old 03-20-2010, 06:22 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Its not a Blackberry, its a chinese fake.
Heres why.
1. BB = no silver around trackball
2. BB = no TV button
3. BB = no silver round screen.
4. BB = no dual sim settings AND no dual sim at all.
5. BB = no FM radio
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Yep, not even a good fake.
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Old 03-20-2010, 06:46 AM   #6 (permalink)
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there is silver around track ball
there is dual sim
there IS a tv button
there is Radio
antenna..

dudes wth..
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And it's not a BlackBerry.

Since there is no Options > About, what's on the white sticker under the battery?
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Sim1 slot / Sim2 slot // Micro sd slot // a "B-H 08-09" sticker // an "NCC" sticker

Model : B9630+

M_IMEI : 355648032389691

S_IMEI : 355648032489699
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You've confirmed again, it's not a BlackBerry.
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okay.. well thank you..
but if it's not a blackberry.. then it's a "chinese fake" ?

what does that mean though?
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Counterfeit device. Knock off. Fake. Imitation. Bogus. False. Forged. Inauthentic. Phony.

Not a BlackBerry.
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Old 03-20-2010, 07:31 PM   #12 (permalink)
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And it won't be usable on the BlackBerry infrastructure. No PIN or BB Messenger messaging, no BlackBerry email, etc.
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It's a device made to look like a BlackBerry when in reality it's not.
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Old 03-20-2010, 10:10 PM   #14 (permalink)
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that was a good catch. good job guys
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Old 03-21-2010, 08:05 AM   #15 (permalink)
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It's not even a good fake.
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May not be a BB, but does it work? I mean, is it a decent phone? If it is, use it as a back up when you get a real BB.
If nothing else, impress your friends.
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If your ever unsure, just go to BlackBerry's website where there is a photo of each and every model, you can find which model you have, and if you don't see it there, it's a fake.

The square metal around the trackball was the first give away for me, it's so out of place, then the call and end call buttons aren't correct as well. Chinese fakes often boast that you can get TV on your "BlackBerry", but a real BlackBerry won't have a tv button.

To clarify MD, she was saying BB = "equals" NO fm radio. So she was correct in saying that those features should NOT be there. Not that the BB should have those features.
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