- 05-03-2012, 04:27 PM #53
I have been eligible to upgrade since 2011 March.
I was waiting for the 9900 to be released and then I heard news about BB10 and decided to wait it out.
I will continue to wait for a BB10 device with a physical keyboard.
Currently rocking a 9000 and still loving it.BlackBerry 8900< BlackBerry 9000+BlackBerry 8100< BlackBerry 6210 (Dont ask)<BB 9000< BlackBerry Z10!
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- CrackBerry Abuser
05-03-2012, 10:26 PM #58
- 265 Posts
I still don't have my own BB (I have a company issued 9640 which is the only BB I've ever used and made me want my own) but am chomping at the bit to replace my HTC EVO 4G with a 9930. I have no contract and I guess I'm worried a bit about RIM's future and of course what the BB10 hardware will be like. I really don't like touch keyboards and I'm hoping the new hardware will include at least a model or two like the 9930.
- 05-03-2012, 10:41 PM #59
RIM has a good platform. I've used iOS, Android and now back to BB7. I'm a techie, so I appreciate having a physical keyboard and flexibility with what I can do with my one and only communication tool. RIM just need a new marketing/pr chief.
With regards to BB10, I saw a few videos and I'm not totally impressed with "all the features" as shown in the presentations. But it is what it is. I'd stick to my 9930 for a while since it does what I need it to do. I'm not an "app guy", so I'm not interested in what the current rendition of BB10 can do. However, I'd be interested in pursuing it if RIM could prove to me that BB10 would make my 9930 a better business tool, not an app-toting device. I'd be perfectly happy with 5 useful apps than a thousand junk apps on my 9930.
- CrackBerry User
05-04-2012, 12:52 AM #60
- 53 Posts
I've been thinking this issue over in the last couple of day watching the coverage from BB World 2012.
My issue is that I DO NOT want a BlackBerry smartphone without a physical keyboard: end of. Therefore I am, probably, going to be left waiting until 2013 to get a BB10 phone with the hardware I want - whereas I could just upgrade my 9700 in 20 days time to a 9810 and enter the world of touchscreen smartphones and give my poor eyes a rest from the tiny screen.
As I said, I'm all for BB10, but not just grabbing the first phone they throw out. And, of course, if it has the issues that the Playbook did with its first software package (or indeed like BB7 did in fact) then I see no reason to just grab the first thing that hits the shelves.
I guess I will just have to exercise a little patience here.
Thoughts peeps? Are we really going to wait until 2013 to see a BB10 smartphone with a physical keyboard?
- CrackBerry User
05-04-2012, 06:26 AM #62
- 57 Posts
i've got another year on my contract here from september so they'll all be out but seeing as how good bb10 looks now a year on it should be amazing and the phones with physical keyboards should be out then which is what i'd really prefer to a full touch screen device but i'll get be doing BB10"I will not fear, fear is the mind killer"
- 05-04-2012, 06:34 AM #63
Not waiting until the end of my "engagement" period (ends Oct. 2013 ), but won't change until BB10 hits the world.
Exactly ,You make a very good point, I been so devoted to the curve line ,it works me love the keyboard what kept me there. Had experience with only 1 touchscreen "Storm 1" that was let say beside the issue part-Why I went back to a curve was missing the physical aspect of a keyboard.
as the saying goes Patience is a virtue... Thank you for your feedback...
No harm in trying a BB10 touchscreen their is always a return policy ....