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Old 09-08-2007, 12:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Can someone help clarify to me, if I buy a 8800 for Tmobile, that I am not going to have GPS built in and available?
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Old 09-08-2007, 12:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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As far as I know, Verizon is the only carrier which doesn't offer GPS on the 8800 series
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I have an 8800 on TMobile and I use my GPS all the time.
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Old 09-08-2007, 04:02 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I have an 8800 on TMobile and I use my GPS all the time.
Ditto
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Old 09-08-2007, 04:38 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Can someone help clarify to me, if I buy a 8800 for Tmobile, that I am not going to have GPS built in and available?
I just received my 8800 from T-mobile the other day and the GPS works great!
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I have an 8800 on TMobile and I use my GPS all the time.
same here
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Old 09-09-2007, 07:29 PM   #7 (permalink)
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well only if your outside of course!
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Old 09-09-2007, 08:02 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Or near a window!
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Old 09-09-2007, 10:26 PM   #9 (permalink)
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The BB implementation of GPS is superior to Nokia's, and I'm talking from experience. My N95 would take forever to lock in and update my position. Happens with the Blackberry in less than 1/2 that amount of time.
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wo that bad huh/
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Old 09-10-2007, 08:05 AM   #11 (permalink)
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it was bad. The original firmware could take a minute or two to lock on. The newest firmware is much better, but still slower then the GPS on the blackberry.
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