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Good: You can text your friends from £5 a month
Bad: The camera can brake and it can get damaged quickly
Comment: I want it
Good: Battery life, phone ergonomics
Bad: Boring OS, Slow, Awful App Gallery, Poor Screen Size, Flawed Firmware
Comment: These phones are massivley overrated, they are incredibly boring, the app gallery is a complete joke, with tacky applications that are over priced. The OS is incredibly poor, with frequent crashes, disappearing text messages, poor internet browsing experience, awful speaker, awful Youtube support, and the headphone socket only works with some earphones,
In my opinion the only reason these phones are loved is for Blackberry messenger, other than that there is nothing appealing.
Android is a much better choice for any professional, blackberry phones are adored by chavs! So, sadly, I give this phone a 2/5, the only reason it didnt score lower was for the good battery life, and easy to use keyboard, other then that, this phone has hardly any appeal, it even looks cheap, tacky and feels flimsy and too plasticy!
Comment: Plus I forgot to mention the qwerty keyboard that I love too, another reason why I am not getting rid of my Blackberry completely.
Good: Features, Sensitive Scroll Button, Blackberry Messenger, Push Email, Good Reception
Bad: Browser and screen size small when web browsing.
Comment: I have had this phone for 18 months now. When I first bought this phone it was one of the best phones on the market in my opinion, if not the best.
Sadly for RIM I feel that the newer Blackberry's like the Torch and 9780 have not technologically advanced in comparison to their Android and Apple rivals. I love my Blackberry Bold 9700, however my next phone will not be a Blackberry as they have hardly advanced in the last 18 months.
If anyone is thinking of buying Blackberry Bold 9700, I totally recommend it especially if you can get it cheap. I rate it as the best Blackberry ever released as the newer models have hardly changed and do not tempt me at all.
My next phone is going to be an iphone or Android mainly due to my smart phones needs changing in the last 18 months. I was really happy with my Blackberry until I saw the iphone 4 launch which blew me away. I was never a big fan iphone until that phone was launched. The other phone that has blown me away since is the Samsung Galaxy SII
Now I want a large browsing screen, touch screen, beautiful graphics and loads of apps.
However I love my Blackberry Bold 9700, so I will be keeping it on pay as you go mainly for my Black Berry Messenger which I use to communicate friends all over the world.
Good: Everything if am honest, its technology at its best, current, serious and also playful. Cheerful handset which puts a smile on peoples faces.
Bad: Nothing I've heard of.
Comment: Sick Sick Sick phone, no-joke. :-)
Comment: I had teh blackberry 8520 curve which i loved !! i was in a small shop one a few days ago and the phone fell out my pocket and the shop owner kept this !! :( i was very unhappy as this phone was pay as you go ( around Â£200 to buy ) insurance company usless !! so calling t-mobile to block my sim card they offerd me this phone on pay monthly boy was i gald !! this phone is great !!! emails come through very quick and can use you tube on teh go which i couldnt on curve ! very pleased and no top up bills thanks for stealing my phone mr shop man !!!!!
Good: Great Keyboard and very good wifi
Bad: Its a little big
Comment: Great phone easy to live with and very easy to use its soooooooooooooooooooooo much better than a touch screen as i find them very awkward.
Good: Very user friendly
Bad: Nothing as yet!!
Comment: This is my first Blackberry after many years using windows mobile devices. My MDA Vario III went pop about 4 weeks ago, so I thought I would try a Blackberry and see what they are like.
Wow, I was very impressed with this device from the word go. The screen is just wonderful, very clear and crisp. The keyboard is a joy to use, far better then the MDA's slide out keyboard. all the buttons have a nice feel to them, and the whole unit feels like a quality phone.
The apps store is great, I have not had to buy a single one yet, all the ones I have used have been free. Google maps works great, as does the built in BB maps - with only a small lag to get a fix from the built in GPS. The facebook and twitter apps work great as well. I found the user interface to be much easier to use then win mobile, and took no time at all to be fully comfortable with it (and thats after 7 years of win mobile use). One thing that never seems to get mentioned in any of the reviews is the voice recognition software. The voice dialling function is just superb, no training needed, and it has not yet not recognised a command first time. This makes it a joy to use in the car when paired with a Parrot CK3100, which by the way it pairs with perfectly (unlike win mobile devices, which always have the funny 5 minutes!!).
In conclusion, this is by far and away the best smart phone I have ever used, I would happily get another and would recommend this to anyone who is thinking of getting one - just superb!
Bad: don;t know
Comment: i am currently waiting for this phone to come through with my contract sim.
from reading the comments above, i am overlly exited about reciving this phone.!!
i use the hone for emails and cannot wait to get started, liek yourself, i am a new blackberry user and dont have much experience with keybord phones
my touchscreen is good don't get me wrong, but as i hacve already said, i cannto wait
HURRY UP POST!!!! :)
Good: i really want this phone, it seems really good.
Comment: i'm not sure if the blackberry curve is better... any comments?
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