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Old 01-07-2006, 12:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i have the 7520. i like the email/pin capability but the phone ergo and the functionality sucks. not like hanging up a regular cell phone.???
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I doubt you'll see an 8700 from Nextel anytime soon. Why not try the 7100i? I went from the 7520 to the 7100i and will not be going back. MUCH more like a phone, esp. with the green and red phone keys on the front.
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well. RIM and Nextel/Sprint may fashion a cell phone to look like the 8700 but there is no chance in hell that Nextel/Sprint will be getting the actual 8700. The reason: Network differences. The physical radios in the units are completely different and are not compatible with one another.
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