1. dan96815's Avatar
    Just Switched From A 8900 To A 9000
    06-18-09 05:17 PM
  2. bt224's Avatar
    Awesome idea.
    06-18-09 05:21 PM
  3. bmwmpower's Avatar
    Ooh. Tough topic. Better if you prefer build quality over good looks, better/easier typing over good looks, better placed charging port, better charging port period.

    Not better if you need longer battery life or like wiggly keyboards.

    I still love both phones and have to make a similar decision this Friday when I receive my new Curve in the mail.
    06-18-09 05:22 PM
  4. papped's Avatar
    Keyboard is better, 3g is better, cpu is better. Good decision imo. I wouldn't even consider a non-3g device anymore unless I lived somewhere that just didn't have it.
    06-18-09 05:37 PM
  5. Madness87's Avatar
    Great idea... I was on the fence regarding which one to buy and so I went to the store and fiddled around with their working phones. Although the curve 8900 is a great phone, it was way too small for me, the keys were hard to type with and I had lots of errors (though you improve with time), and it wasn't 3g.

    The only real knock against the bold is the horrible camera. But then let's face it, who buys a blackberry for the camera?

    The Bold has the better processor and is 3G...
    06-18-09 05:56 PM
  6. silverback13's Avatar
    Great choice imo. My friend has a 8900 and it just doesn't do it for me.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    06-18-09 06:27 PM
  7. david9962000's Avatar
    My keypad & back door on my 8900 are loose, I would switch just for that.
    06-18-09 06:33 PM
  8. bmwmpower's Avatar
    Doesn't the Curve 8900 have more internal ram???
    06-18-09 06:34 PM
  9. dan96815's Avatar
    Doesn't the Curve 8900 have more internal ram???
    yes it does
    06-18-09 06:35 PM
  10. AŁaric's Avatar
    Only you will be able to tell... I you (like most of us on this particular forum) become enamored with your Bold, then it was a good idea. If after a while you pine for your 8900, it was a bad idea....
    06-18-09 06:37 PM
  11. dictoresno's Avatar
    i actually own both. i just swapped over to my 8900 and actually like it more. smaller size, sharp screen. i dont need 3G anyways so i dont mind it whatsoever.
    06-18-09 08:08 PM
  12. NikiLuv73's Avatar
    For me, I picked the Bold because of the 3G, I'm taking full advantage of it.
    06-18-09 08:10 PM
  13. Xpimp's Avatar
    I have both and I give the slight edge to the Bold. And no it isn't because of 3G

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    06-18-09 08:13 PM
  14. rush0's Avatar
    Yeah just don't take any pictures
    06-18-09 08:33 PM
  15. CBRfanatic's Avatar
    Yea, my mother and fiance have the 8900 and I have the 9000, the ONLY thing I wish I had is their camera, other than that I am 100% happy.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    06-18-09 08:49 PM
  16. agirl65's Avatar
    Yep, I love my bold. I chose it over the 8900 as well.
    06-18-09 08:54 PM
  17. Username00089's Avatar
    I got both devices but don't really prefer one over the other.
    06-18-09 08:58 PM