1. Sub's Avatar
    Any help would be great.
    04-14-09 01:32 AM
  2. dictoresno's Avatar
    what???? perhaps you can be more descriptive....jeez.
    04-14-09 01:34 AM
  3. Sub's Avatar
    I'm sorry for not being detailed enough. Basically every blackberry that both has Wifi, and another type of wireless internet capability. Like 3G. I would be more specific but I'm not great with the technical jargon.

    The just of it is that my sister wants a phone, which she can use Wifi on, while on campus at school but also be able to access the internet with her blackberry when wifi is not available.

    I still don't know if it's anymore clear, hopefully it is.
    04-14-09 01:45 AM
  4. amazinglygraceless's Avatar
    BlackBerry smartphones that support Wi-Fi*:

    * BlackBerry Bold™ 9000 smartphone - 3G
    * BlackBerry Pearl™ Flip 8220 smartphone
    * BlackBerry Pearl™ 8120 smartphone
    * BlackBerry Curve™ 8900 smartphone
    * BlackBerry Curve™ 8320 smartphone
    * BlackBerry Curve™ 8350i smartphone
    * BlackBerry 8820 smartphone
    04-14-09 02:03 AM
  5. dictoresno's Avatar
    i would have worded it like this....

    "which blackberry devices also support wifi. my sister needs one that has wifi for when shes at school.

    it also might have been smart to include what carrier she has or is thinking of getting. that will narrow your selection down from the list amazinglygraceless gave you above.
    04-14-09 02:41 AM
  6. Motorcycle Mama's Avatar
    To the OP, if she has Telus like you do, then she will be confined to CMDA devices.

    None of the CDMA BlackBerry devices have WiFi currently.
    04-14-09 06:19 AM
  7. Xopher's Avatar
    If she is in Canada, then that would mean going with Rogers to have a WiFi BB. I think that means her options would be:

    * BlackBerry Bold™ 9000 smartphone - 3G
    * BlackBerry Pearl™ Flip 8220 smartphone
    * BlackBerry Pearl™ 8120 smartphone
    * BlackBerry Curve™ 8900 smartphone
    * BlackBerry Curve™ 8320 smartphone


    Does Rogers have the 8900? I believe they have all of the others.
    04-14-09 08:32 AM
  8. pkcable's Avatar
    Another option if she has to use Telus would be a Windows Mobile device. Of course then no BBM, or PIN messages or other BB goodness. Switching to Rogers or Fido might be the best option if she must have a BB.
    04-14-09 08:42 AM
  9. Bcloutier's Avatar
    Rogers has the 8900 too.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    04-14-09 10:17 AM
  10. Sub's Avatar
    Thanks a bunch for the help guys. She is currently with Fido, but says she will switch carriers if needed. I'll also let her know about the Windows Mobile device, but she seems pretty dead set on getting a BB.

    Thanks again for the help!
    04-14-09 11:55 AM
  11. Reed McLay's Avatar
    If she is in Canada, then that would mean going with Rogers to have a WiFi BB. I think that means her options would be:

    * BlackBerry Bold 9000 smartphone - 3G
    * BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 smartphone
    * BlackBerry Pearl 8120 smartphone
    * BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone
    * BlackBerry Curve 8320 smartphone


    Does Rogers have the 8900? I believe they have all of the others.

    Yes they do.

    I live in a non-3G service area, the local store won't even show me a Bold.
    04-14-09 01:32 PM
  12. pkcable's Avatar
    Fido appears to ONLY have the Pearl, and it's the old pre wifi Pearl, the 8100

    http://www.fido.ca/web/content/phone...omo_blackberry

    Rogers is probably her best bet

    Rogers Communications - Wireless, Digital Cable TV, Hi-Speed Internet, Home Phone
    04-14-09 02:30 PM
  13. Autumn731's Avatar
    To the OP, if she has Telus like you do, then she will be confined to CMDA devices.

    None of the CDMA BlackBerry devices have WiFi currently.
    So, why exactly do none of the CDMA Blackberry devices support Wifi? Are they unable to do so, or collectively just don't want to?

    I am stuck with Telus for another 2 years, but would really like a Wifi device for when I am at work (cannot use EVDO because it is often blocked or very poor signal, but they have excellent Wifi).
    04-17-09 04:36 PM
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