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Old 05-05-2005, 05:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all,

I'm having trouble deciding between the T-mobile 7290 versus the Cingular 7290. I'd like someone to go over the pros and cons. I do NOT require a head to head regarding rate plans etc, but rather if there are any differences regarding the handset. For instance, I noticed with the Cingular 7290 they've installed there own content on the device itself. Moreover, Cingular has their own web browser. I wonder if web browsing capability will ONLY be allowed using the Cingular network.

Ideally, I'd like to unlock the 7290 and wanted to know if there will be any problems with me moving to another carrier in the future. Moreover, when I travel overseas will I encounter difficulties surfing the web via GPRS with a non-Cingular SIM, since the only browser I have is cingular? Please advise.

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I have used both a cingular and tmobile blackberry. Not the 6290, but I have found T-mobile to have better customer care, and more willing to unlock the sim after you have had service for several months. The t-mobile plans are also less expensive, and I think t-mobile has a 1 yr contract where cingulars is 2 yrs. But you may want to check. good luck.
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If I am not mistaking, T-Mobile also has their own web browser called t-zones. Overall, t-mobile has been good, and like dean said, they will be MUCH quicker at unlocking your phone. plus you get a fully discounted phone ever 11 months, which is awesome because they DO only have a 1 year contract. And if something new comes out, you can get it at the price you'd pay for new activation.
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