1. DaveShirley's Avatar
    I've had my 8100 for 3 years, or so, now, but it's starting to show signs of aging. I have done my research, and the Bold offers everything I want in a phone, and more. My problem is, is that it costs $400. Is it worth the $400? Or should I deal with my aging pearl until it comes down in price. Speaking of the Bold coming down in price, anyone have any idea when this will happen?
    07-15-09 12:34 PM
  2. bt224's Avatar
    I think Wal Mart had them for $150.
    07-15-09 12:40 PM
  3. Username00089's Avatar
    If you're eligible for an upgrade I'd go to WireFly.com
    07-15-09 12:42 PM
  4. username0022's Avatar
    I do think a Bold is worth it. But as the two above have mentioned, there are places that sell them cheaper, especially if you're due for an upgrade or at the end of your existing contract.
    07-15-09 12:47 PM
  5. LuisT's Avatar
    The Bold is a wonderful device and is definitely worth an upgrade. I'm pretty sure you can find Bold's for cheaper.
    07-15-09 12:52 PM
  6. bt224's Avatar
    Unless I am sorely missing something, the Bold is .99 at Wal Mart right now with a two year plan.

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    07-15-09 12:55 PM
  7. username0022's Avatar
    Unless I am sorely missing something, the Bold is .99 at Wal Mart right now with a two year plan.

    BlackBerry® Bold™: Unlimited Package (AT&T) | LetsTalk.com
    According to what I just saw on the website, the product is no longer available.
    07-15-09 01:00 PM
  8. bembol's Avatar
    IMO no Smart/Cell Phone is worth more than a $100 (with a Contract).

    I love BlackBerry/Bold but one of the reasons why I picked it up over Apple's iPhone 3G was because of the price, Costco had it for $99.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    07-15-09 01:06 PM
  9. bt224's Avatar
    According to what I just saw on the website, the product is no longer available.
    I got all the way to the cart.
    07-15-09 01:11 PM
  10. rockigirl's Avatar
    $400!! If you can get it cheaper its so worth it. Since you've had your 8100 for 3 years you are due for an upgrade right? If you don't have an upgrade, you can take the risk and buy a cheap one from someone on CB, ebay or craigs.
    07-15-09 01:11 PM
  11. username0022's Avatar
    I got all the way to the cart.
    I probably screwed something up...
    07-15-09 01:13 PM
  12. BBsnub's Avatar
    Get a price from Amazon.com/Walmart.com, print it, go to Best Buy Mobile and have them match that price. Works every time.
    07-15-09 01:14 PM
  13. bt224's Avatar
    I probably screwed something up...
    Dunno, could have been me.
    07-15-09 01:15 PM
  14. tnsfan's Avatar
    I think you would love the Bold and as the replies have indicated, there are a lot of much lower prices around. Shop around and I am sure you can get a Bold for a reasonable price.
    07-15-09 01:17 PM
  15. weblou's Avatar
    IMO no Smart/Cell Phone is worth more than a $100 (with a Contract).

    I love BlackBerry/Bold but one of the reasons why I picked it up over Apple's iPhone 3G was because of the price, Costco had it for $99.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    Costco?? R you serious. I never even knew they sold cell phones lol. I guess that is with a contract with rogers wright? On the Rogers site they still have it at $299 with 3 years contract ( same price like the 32gb 3GS). I wonder how the price varies so much from place to place.
    07-15-09 01:37 PM
  16. merlynpariah's Avatar
    I got my for free in the uk, what do you guys pay a month?

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    07-15-09 06:22 PM
  17. carsten's Avatar
    Here in Australia, the Bold is generally 'free' with the plan.

    I had an 8100 from when I lived in Canada (so owned it outright) and simply signed on to a Telstra plan when I got here. After about a year (i.e. mid-contract) I spoke to Telstra and they were happy to sign me over onto the Bold plan - so new phone!

    I am enjoying the 3G capability, GPS etc etc and it is actually costing me less than my 8100! (due to better call rates on the new contract). Win-win for me
    07-15-09 06:22 PM
  18. bigroy's Avatar
    the bold is definitely worth it great device very powerful
    07-15-09 10:41 PM
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