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Old 09-26-2014, 05:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have been playing around with mine for a couple of days and still can not get used to the size of the thing. And I have large hands. You would figure large device would work better with large hands, but maybe the keyboard is just not designed for this?
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Old 09-27-2014, 08:14 AM   #2 (permalink)
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IF this is your first Blackberry device then yes it will take a bit to get accustomed to
the feel.
If you see the trend in cell phones, its bigger. This is actually a smaller phone. when you get used to the screen you may find you only pull the keyboard out when really needed.
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Old 09-27-2014, 10:00 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I'm comfortable with q10. I'm wondering if, in light of larger size, there will still be a decent usable belt/holster. I don't wear a suit jacket usually on weekends and need a decent usable belt/holster. (I'm also a little nervous to see no numerals and speakerphone key visible on what's left of the physical keyboard. I know size matters for screen, but I'm one of the fuddy duddies who continues to need good usable physical keyboard for all typing, and I don't want to have to interact with the screen while typing numerals or anything else!)
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Old 09-28-2014, 07:06 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I Have a Lumia 1520, also a "Phablet". It must be part of the trend.

The Lumia is taller than the Passport and heavier.
The Passport is wider and a bit thicker.

I can't use the 1520 as a daily device. It is too big and always requires two hands.
I expect the same for the Passport. And since the Passport is even wider than the Lumia 1520, I would expect a lot of drops.

Will see what happens.
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Old 10-01-2014, 08:53 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Size matters. The Z30 size is perfect...IMHO. The Passport has been getting great reviews (yes, I'm a bit surprised by that) but not sure it's for me.
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Old 10-02-2014, 12:46 PM   #6 (permalink)
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screen is wide, that's for sure
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I have been playing around with mine for a couple of days and still can not get used to the size of the thing. And I have large hands. You would figure large device would work better with large hands, but maybe the keyboard is just not designed for this?
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Nice to see Tom is getting a blackberry
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Old 10-04-2014, 10:00 AM   #9 (permalink)
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10.3.1.xxxx is pretty nice. Think I am going to pass on the port. See what the Classic feels like.
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feels like a small passport kinda
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Nice to see Tom is getting a blackberry
I have never switched from BlackBerry. 9900 -> Z10 -> Q10 -> Passport

I have dropped the passport a couple of times now, but I am slowly getting used to it. My other phone is a Samsung S5 which I feel is a ideal size, but I still need/want a actual keyboard.
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Old 10-14-2014, 06:24 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I dropped my Z30 a month or so ago...6-8 inches from my hand to the concrete. Screen crack. Fortunately, it must be the easiest device ever built to change a screen on. 10 minutes and $75 on eBay and I was back in business. Passport, not so much. Don't drop it!
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I have never switched from BlackBerry. 9900 -> Z10 -> Q10 -> Passport

I have dropped the passport a couple of times now, but I am slowly getting used to it. My other phone is a Samsung S5 which I feel is a ideal size, but I still need/want a actual keyboard.
It's just different when your hands are big and the keyboard is small. It's too cute to handle. Hehehe.
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I've had it for a few days, It's not a phone but a miniature touch pad/ keyboard computer. I really like the device and I have been with apple since the iphone 4.

The big seller for me was the screen. For work documents, spread sheets etc its the only way to go but the Blackberry Blend is amazing !!

I use the blend on my pc and ipad mini.

The android apps solved allot of issues of what was going to be a return to the store - Netflix etc.

Very happy with the purchase. BTW, get a good quality Bluetooth ear piece, looks very awkward to hold this or an iphone 6 plus to your head ...lol
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On my 5th day with it and no problems. It's brilliant.
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Default Re: Anyone having issues getting used to the size?

guys!!!! This is their best phone by far.

I simply love it!!! The size is strange at first, I will give you that.

But I was never into watching videos or anything like that. This is a phone to work, check emails, chat, browse. I'm really happy to be able to talk to my friends again and say that BlackBerry is way better than iShit!

This BB is very productive.
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Thank goodness you included the word productive.
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If you say so. I want to see it produce
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You know; one of the speaking points - BlackBerrys make you more productive. No one can describe how, but that's not important. Second one is "tools not toys" (as they search for ported Android games).
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