If I'd had the choice I would have gotten WiFi over GPS. Unfortunately my carrier only has the 8330 and not the 8320. I have GPS in the truck so I have no need for it on my BB. But I could use WiFi all kinds of places...including at home where I don't get the best receprion.
I had a WiFi enabled Windows Mobile device previous when I was on Verizon and very rarely used the WiFi. The battery drain was substainally more than EVDO and I rarely had trouble finding an EVDO (or at least 1xRTT) signal. I love having the GPS in my device and use that regularly.
Wifi in BlackBerry is intended to support Unlicenced Mobile Access (UMA). I use my existing internet connection to insure quality of service in my fringe location. Getting one bar is normal, and occasionaly, I can not even get that.
If I had to choose, I'd pick wifi, since I already have a stand alone GPS. Wifi would be nice for the internet and email when roaming and I don't want charges for data outside the home network. Wifi is particularly handy since many hotels and resturants, etc offer wifi hotspots.
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Yeah I like WIFI too... I already have GPS in my car so I don't need it on my phone and like Sandman said I'd like to surf free in hotels,restaurants, coffee shops etc. Again- looks like I'm getting a BOLD then...
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