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Old 03-29-2006, 11:48 AM   #41 (permalink)
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[quote=rjharary]Whats good about the big form factor?[/QUOTE. . .

But seriously folks

I like the 7750's:

Big Screen
Big keyboard
Big case (I get cramps in my thumb when scrolling a lot on a 7250 series (eg. reviewing a bunch of emails from annoying customers.)) It doesn't happen on the 7750 because I can extend my thumb into a more ergonomic position. The device just fits my hand better . . .and I would say my hands are average in size.

Einstein said: "Things should be made a simple as possible; but not simpler."

I say "BB's should be made as small as possible; but not smaller!"
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The 77xx's aren't that much bigger. The large screen is mostly accomodated by reducing the size of the keys and the spacing between the keys--thus making the keyboard more difficult to type on...
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The 77xx's aren't that much bigger. The large screen is mostly accomodated by reducing the size of the keys and the spacing between the keys--thus making the keyboard more difficult to type on...
When I read your post, I went and got my wife's 7750. I was wrong about the Keyboard - it's the same size as the 7200 ketboards, but the keys are smaller making it more ergonomic from that change alone. Go get a 7750 or 7780 and try typing on it compared to a 8700 or 7200 and you will be astounded at how much better the 7700's are!!!!!

Something for RIM to consider for the future!!!!!
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After speaking with the RIM Carrier Manager for Alltel, he indicated that an 8700 was coming, but had a Sept time frame.
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After speaking with the RIM Carrier Manager for Alltel, he indicated that an 8700 was coming, but had a Sept time frame.
Same thing I heard for Verizon..... if/when is late summer 2006.
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