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Which BlackBerry should I get?

by ThomasWillNot / August 31, 2014 4:08 AM PDT


I'm wondering if someone could advise me on upgrading my Blackberry!

I currently have a BlackBerry Curve 8530. I quite like it, but I would like to upgrade to something that is faster and better supported, i.e. OS 7.1 versus OS 5, better browser rendering engine, etc.

I have checked out the BlackBerry 10 phones, and while I think it's a great OS and interface and I was quite impressed by how well the touch interface was designed, I still prefer the classic BlackBerries and their interface.

I was thinking of getting a Bold 9900, but I wonder if there is any newer BlackBerry 7 phone with the Media and Convenience Buttons that my current BB has (they are very convenient!) I do use it as my music player (the only portable player I've ever seen that supports MP3 AND MIDI, and I hear the newer ones support OGG Vorbis as well!)

If the BB 7 phones have ditched these invaluable buttons, is it possible to use those fancy earbuds that have those media controls and 3-4 pole jacks on them like the iPhone has?


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(NT) I'd ask over at the crackberry forum too.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 31, 2014 4:29 AM PDT
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(NT) Thanks, I will!
by ThomasWillNot / August 31, 2014 7:15 AM PDT
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by richardbenson2110 / November 18, 2014 3:44 PM PST

What i prefer is to have Z10 or Q10 ...if you are willing to have smartphone then these were the choices.

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