Originally Posted by NJBlackBerry
That would be true if you are 18 or younger. Perhaps 21. The Sidekick is designed for a much younger audience than the 8700. I doubt very much that you'll find many people - and certainly very few adults - who have made the change to the Sidekick.
I agree that marketing would certainly back that up, but forgetting about the devices intended audiences, functionally, they seem to compare pretty favorably. I left 21 behind many years ago, so I'm not looking for a toy, but in my case I don't need BES, I use the BB for personal internet mail accounts.