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Old 07-09-2010, 07:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello all :]

Well, I'm aware that this case was discussed before, and I surely Googled it, yet, the opinions I've read so far didn't satisfy me enough to make up my mind.

By judging my needs from a phone, iPhone suits me the best. I'm not a gadget person, or someone who plays games on his phone and so on, and even so, I posses an iPod 3G, mainly because I hear lots of music.
Yet, I chose not to buy Apple's iPhone for the sole reason it costs too much in my country. Hence, I decided to buy something very simple and cheap instead.
However, recently a hot sale came to my attention that changed my plans. I could purchase BB 9700 for quite the small price, a lot cheaper than iPhone, and not too expensive compared to the simple cellphone I had intended to buy. So, I think it's nice to have something.. different..
As I've already mentioned, I'm not some kiddo that's interested in all the hype of iPhone or some fancy Nokia iPhone killer wannabe, I'm just looking for a stable phone, that will keep me company for the next 4 years

Therefore, I would like to hear opinions about personal use of BB - if it isn't that big and heavy to carry around, if it's not too complicated for non-business use, if it has good basic features, if it's fun to use, if I can download many free apps, and so forth. Basically, if 21 years old kiddo could enjoy this massive business phone arena..

Because this phone is neither popular is my country nor my friends, I didn't have many opportunities to play with it, from the little experience I do posses though, it seems quite nice..

Thanks in advance :]
Old 07-09-2010, 09:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You will need a BB data plan to get the full measure of use. And a BB is NOT an iPhone.

And before you buy read this - even if you aren't buying from eBay, it is still good advice:

Buying a BlackBerry off eBay - BlackBerryFAQ
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