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Old 04-11-2006, 09:26 PM   #41
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I hate having so many numbers and really, I'm not trying to carry that many devices either. If you don't like to hold your BB to your ear (never had a problem with that), get a bt headset! just my two cents though.
I think that the 8700 is very comfortabel to hold and use as a phone. Every one that has used it liked it and did not feel weird about it. So far 5 have bought it because of that.
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Old 04-11-2006, 09:40 PM   #42
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I have a Verizon BB 7750 and a Sprint speaker-cell phone. At home, only the Sprint has a connection, so that's that.
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Old 04-11-2006, 10:18 PM   #43
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got a Razr v3i, and soon a BB8700c

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i had a sanyo 2300 for 10-4 before as well... but didn't need it that much
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Old 04-11-2006, 11:54 PM   #44
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I already have a Verizon phone...i went into Tmobile for a sidekick..but walked out with the Blackberry..and I love it.
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Old 04-12-2006, 11:16 AM   #45
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I think that the 8700 is very comfortabel to hold and use as a phone. Every one that has used it liked it and did not feel weird about it. So far 5 have bought it because of that.
Oh ya, I don't personally have a problem with using the 8700 as a phone. But, it is useful to have a headset so you can interact with the device while on the phone though.
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Old 04-12-2006, 11:40 AM   #46
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Oh ya, I don't personally have a problem with using the 8700 as a phone. But, it is useful to have a headset so you can interact with the device while on the phone though.
I use the BT headset too especialy when I need to multitask. I do that with any phone.
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Old 04-12-2006, 12:00 PM   #47
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Old 04-12-2006, 12:05 PM   #48
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I use the BT headset too especialy when I need to multitask. I do that with any phone.
Same here. The only thing missing from the BBerry at the moment is voice dialing. I use that feature all the time, and I see it as being pretty essential for a phone.
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Old 04-13-2006, 01:46 PM   #49
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I travel a lot so have an 8700 for Canada and a 7290 for Switzerland, each with its own chip (I travel with both). The 7290 is unlocked to accomodate the Swisscom chip, but at least all I need is one charger/sync cable for both units to always be up to date with the same contact & sched info...
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Old 04-13-2006, 03:18 PM   #50
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I have a friend with the old large Blackberry (7700 series) that uses a separate small cell on the weekends. With the size of the 8700, I can't see any advantage unless you have a work/personal issue to worry about.

8700 all the way. It's my home phone too.
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Old 04-13-2006, 08:24 PM   #51
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I have a seperate phone and Blackberry as well. The phone is a simple Motorola V180 and the BB is a 7780. I can't stand using BB's as phones. I tried using the 6210 that I had before the 7780 and hated it. Never went back. If I decide to upgrade to a 7100 series BB then I might drop the phone, but I'm not sure. I'll probably hold out for a while and see what RIM pulls out of their hat next. The 7780 still works just fine so there's no rush.

Then there's the Dell Axim X51v that I carry around too.
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Old 04-13-2006, 09:25 PM   #52
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I don't carry a separate phone (I did at one time for contract reasons). I hated carrying two devices, seamed pointless. The 8700 is a much better phone than my 7280 was. It is much louder, feels better, plus it has speakerphone and Bluetooth.
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Old 04-14-2006, 04:14 AM   #53
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I got another sony ericsson K750i, seldom carry them both!!!
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Old 04-14-2006, 08:10 AM   #54
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I'd love to be able to just use the 8700c, but Cingular coverage is just so poor compared to my Verizon LG phone. So I'm forced to carry both ;-(

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Old 04-14-2006, 08:22 AM   #56
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A shiny new 8700 and Black Razr. I use the 8700 strictly for business(real estate acquisition and finance) and the Razr for personal.
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Old 04-29-2006, 02:00 PM   #58
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The 8700r is always within arms reach, and Ive converged everything onto it. I used to carry a 7290 as well until I got 2 BES to work on one BB... now I dont see the point. BT Headset for calls, although I dont mind holding the wallet to the face either
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Old 04-29-2006, 02:59 PM   #59
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Verizon 7130e, single device. I have carried two devices before, got really tired of not fitting into seats with cell phones on each hip. One devise, all functions, not a pancake, it's a beautiful thing.
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Old 04-29-2006, 06:17 PM   #60
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My 8700g is my ultimate communicating device so I need no other phone. I encourage my friends to text or email me. if they must call I have my BT headset.
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