1. goosebuster's Avatar
    in your opinion or backed by fact, which is the best 7100 series phone and which is the worst? or do you think they are all the same?
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    03-09-07 08:00 PM
  2. rwmutton's Avatar
    I have owned a 7105t for 15/16 months now .It is a tank. I have abused it more than it has abused my relationship with my Fiance'

    I believe that the 7130 series of phones are the best. I dont like the look of the 7100, but the 7105 is a nice phone
    03-10-07 03:16 AM
  3. kasperapd's Avatar
    I had a 7130e and it was a good solid device. I would agree that out of the 71xx series, the 7130 is probably the best.
    03-10-07 06:59 AM
  4. goosebuster's Avatar
    because i use nextel, i really limited! i like the 7100i better than the 7250 which are about my only options with nextel!
    03-11-07 10:40 AM
  5. tmag2005's Avatar
    I had a 7100t but used it cos i had no choice...until i got my 8700 back...
    But i liked it cos it was BB

    Its all bout choice.....
    03-12-07 05:32 PM
  6. goosebuster's Avatar
    with nextel you dont have much choice!
    03-13-07 12:29 AM
  7. tmag2005's Avatar
    Cant you get an unlocked BB and then use it on Nextel? If you wanted?
    03-13-07 05:17 AM
  8. goosebuster's Avatar
    i wouldnt have the direct connect feature though
    03-13-07 04:51 PM
  9. tmag2005's Avatar
    What direct feature.......
    03-13-07 05:28 PM
  10. kasperapd's Avatar
    What direct feature.......
    It's a Push-to-talk feature on Nextel. Unlocked phones won't work as Nextel uses the iDen network and not GSM.
    03-13-07 09:35 PM
  11. tmag2005's Avatar
    See no disrepect but that is such an "American" thing - Push to Talk. I know alot of phones have them here but no one ever bothers here....

    I can now see why that might be an issue though.
    03-14-07 09:14 AM
  12. goosebuster's Avatar
    i wouldnt have nextel if not for that feature
    03-14-07 10:56 PM
  13. tmag2005's Avatar
    AH fair enough.....sorry its not helping.....
    03-16-07 03:59 PM
  14. kasperapd's Avatar
    I guess what you consider the best all depends on what device has the features to meet your needs. For you, looks like the 7100i is the only one that can meet your needs with direct connect. Not sure how much longer it will be around since Sprint merged with Nextel, but I heard Sprint is working on deploying a similar service.
    03-16-07 04:58 PM
  15. tmag2005's Avatar
    Surely with the amount of BBs coming soon, a new one might be available...?
    03-19-07 05:36 PM
  16. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    If I didn't have a 8700, 8100, Nokia 6682 or MPx220, I would most certainly would have kept my 7105t! It was solid as a rock, period!

    ps: I hate any push-to-talk device / service. I think it's an invasion of privacy. Not necessarily for the person receiving the call / beeps, but people around them at the time...

    I remember when I first landed in Atlanta. I was getting on the 'little train' that takes you to the main terminal, and some guy had a push-to-talk device. His wife wanted to know what he wanted for dinner, and if they could go to the mall later...

    Like hell do I want to listen to all that!
    03-19-07 08:17 PM
  17. tmag2005's Avatar
    Nav - Do you know Dom Jolly (Comedian)

    Nokia Ringtone and HELLO!
    03-20-07 10:23 AM
  18. lineus's Avatar
    I have 7105t and Pearl sitting in front of me... Be honest I like 7105t better and wish I has full BT enabled and some other Pearl furtures except camera.. It is sitting in my palm much better than smaller 8100 and has normal SIM holder But...unfortunately I have to sell it soon... I still can't understand RIM's philosophy concerning limited BT.. they lost bunch of customers who need to use pnone as modem for laptop...
    Last edited by lineus; 04-06-07 at 09:25 PM.
    04-06-07 09:23 PM
  19. ckq53's Avatar
    I got a 7100i from ebay. I'm a police officer and I HAVE to have the Nextel "direct connect" feature for work. I love this damned thing!! I can't stay off of it. I had the old used 7520 for about 3 days, and it blew up. So this is technically my first blackberry. I'm a fast learner, but I know there is a lot I still have to learn... But I can't go back to a regular phone again.
    05-25-07 10:37 AM
  20. kasperapd's Avatar
    But I can't go back to a regular phone again.
    I think we all know what you mean
    05-25-07 02:56 PM
  21. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    "What is a regular phone, is that from the 60's or something?"

    But I can't go back to a regular phone again.
    05-25-07 03:24 PM
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