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Old 08-22-2009, 06:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello,

I personallylove the build quality of the blackbery 8800 series. It feels like an actual phone. I was wondering if it is possible to upgrade the OS of the 8800 to the OS of the new blackberry curve 8900? The curve has a much better OS and I feel the 8800s lack in this regard quite a bit. Also has anyone been able to do this. What would be the procedure? Are there any problems with doing this upgrade?

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No you cannot put the 8900 os onto an 8800
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A second opinion - you cannot put the 8900 os onto an 8800
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A second opinion - you cannot put the 8900 os onto an 8800
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well isn't it kind of lame that the construction of the 8900 isn't as solid. I saw the 9000 and it's not solid. I think the 8800 series are better builds. But I don't know technically they might not be. The OS of the newer blackberries makes the experience a lot more enjoyable.
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To each his own. I didn't like the 8800 keyboard at all, and my 8900 is perfect.

Not sure what "solid" means in this context. The 957 - now there was a solid BlackBerry. You could run it over with a truck.
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To each his own. I didn't like the 8800 keyboard at all, and my 8900 is perfect.

Not sure what "solid" means in this context. The 957 - now there was a solid BlackBerry. You could run it over with a truck.
I ran over my 8700 with a 1989 Dodge Ram Charger Truck(the goat as it is affectionately called) dusted the dirt off and kept on going. my wife is still using that phone a year later with no problems. Now that is a tank of a phone!
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