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Old 04-21-2007, 09:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have T-Mobile and I know the 8800 is coming out Monday. But if I use an unlocked one (off of Craig's list or something) will it work just as good (myFaves, t-zones, etc) as an official T-Mobile one? In other words, is it worth the extra cash?
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Old 04-21-2007, 09:54 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I have an unlocked Cingular 8800 running on T-Mobile. Only difference is the spalsh screen at startup and when you fire up T-Zones (the icon says T-Zones). I don't use My Faves, but the pieces are all loaded for it).
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Very nice info! I just might get one!
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If you can get an unlocked GSM BB there's no difference other than the logos (well, maybe some apps/themes as well from OS load to OS load but you can load any carrier's OS as long as it's the same device). Configuration is handled by service books -- not the OS load on the device.
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an unbranded one just looks soooo much nicer, but always command a premium.
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I've not seen an unbranded one for sale on the 'bay yet.
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