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Old 12-26-2007, 12:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I am thinking about switching from my BlackBerry pearl to an LG Voyager... Ive seen the phone on review and it looks like a pretty sweet phone, any suggestions or opions here? It would be greatly appreciated!
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My wife did just that. She prefers the larger keyboard on the LG, and likes the touchscreen as well. You give up some functionality (push e-mail, especially), but it's a nice phone. Just make sure you get software version V05 - it's a new firmware update that improves battery life and browser functionality, among other things. The update takes about 45 minutes at the local store (it's too big for OTA).

BTW, I would highly recommend a screen protector. We put an Invisible Shield on hers, and it works great, without interfering with the touch functions.
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You'll be back....

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i wouldn't, stick with the blackberry
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But WHY? Whats the disadvantages of going with an LG Voayger then the BB Pearl? excluding push email and a few other things....?

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just a quick thought... i went the other way... from the Voyager to the 8130... a lot more functionality, faster web browsing, a lot more 'settable' features.... just my opinion
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On the pearl right?

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just a quick thought... i went the other way... from the Voyager to the 8130... a lot more functionality, faster web browsing, a lot more 'settable' features.... just my opinion
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okay so i went to the verizon store today and DIDN'T Get an LG Voyager for 1 I didn't feel like dishing out $469.00 bucks and for 2 I have only had my BlackBerry Pearl ever since it came out for Verizon so I think I will stick with it for a while longer....
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good choice! that phone is def not worth $469 IMO.. the blackberry is so much nicer
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I went into Verizon last month to purchase the Voyager and walked out with the 8130. I have spent limited time with the iPhone and iPod Touch and was expecting the touch screen of the Voyager to react similarly. After spending about two days toying around with the Voyager in the store, I was unimpressed with the touchscreen, the UI, and the general size of the Voyager. The touch screen did not seem very robust, and I literally had to dig into the screen to drag the picture. I simply can't see its soft screen lasting two full years reliably.

I'm much more happy with the 8130, although I would probably pick up an iPhone if it were available with Verizon.
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