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Old 10-28-2010, 07:11 AM   #1 (permalink)
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is there any special reason to change my 8900 to a 9700, except the trackball? i know 9700 is a bit thicker, heavier, but most of the technical specifications are almost the same.is there something i don't know yet?
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You'll also have 3G along with the trackpad.
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any technical advantages???
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3G. Allows for much faster data transfer, and simultaneous voice and data. That's a pretty good technical advantage. What are you looking for?
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you are suppose to get better battery life from the Bold 9700 as well
8900 - up to 5.5 hrs of TT
9700 - up to 6.0 hrs of TT

8900 - up to 15 days of Standby Time
9700 - up to 21 says of Standby Time
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I have a bb 9700. It can standby about have a month. The battery rated capactity of BB 8900 is a little shorter than BB 9700's
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thanks a bunch, however, i will tell you guys my first impresion after i'll got my new bb9700.the reason why i was curious about the diference between the phones is that i have to sell my old 8900 to buy this new one.and because i am in love with 8900, i was wondering if 9700 will be same love at first sight
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thanks a bunch, however, i will tell you guys my first impresion after i'll got my new bb9700.the reason why i was curious about the diference between the phones is that i have to sell my old 8900 to buy this new one.and because i am in love with 8900, i was wondering if 9700 will be same love at first sight
Just the track pad itself won me over! lol
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trackball has more wear/tear but the optial pad is much more navigation exp. Otherwise it has more memory ... Keyb is def different between 89xx ad 9xxx devices.
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