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  1. drchimrichalds's Avatar
    I had a blackberry back in the day, and then moved over to android. The passport makes me consider switching back. I like how big it is. Would love your experiences with it as a fellow "switcher." I think moving from one platform to another it totally different to just upgrading your phone.
    11-21-14 05:56 PM
  2. mgolder81's Avatar
    Well just over a day in, and I have already wiped my old LG G2 and listed it for sale on ebay, I am that confident that the Passport is going to do the job for me.

    I can't lie, the fact it runs Android apps is massively important for now. As Blackberry World is a bit threadbare in a lot of ways. In terms of apps looking great and sheer choice of free apps anyway. But, the Hub is nice and simple to use, the security features are much more indepth than Android of course also. The screen so far, is brilliant. The G2 obviously has a higher/similar ppi count, but this one still surprises me with how good things look on it, and coming from Android, you'd be surprised how many Android apps look brilliant on the Passport. I actually reckon you could use the Passport as an Android device so to speak really. As long as you remember to use the options to remove the nav bar and zoom out also. It really helps make the transition easier to have familiar apps around.

    The keyboard is nice, slowly getting used to it after a few hiccups earlier on but the finger placement for holding it is developing nicely. Camera is the same as the G2 i believe, but is a little bit more hit and miss in the quality of the shots, but generally it is more than good enough really.

    Battery is probably too early to tell, but, so far it has been off charge for about 30 hours, and is now at 10% left. And that includes lots of meddling with the phone as it is a new toy, and installing apps, setting them up etc. Very impressive start.

    edit - The lack of notifications form the PayPal Android app is frustrating. But, I presume if I go down the Play Services route I can sort that. Was hoping it would just work mind.
    Last edited by mgolder81; 11-22-14 at 05:16 PM. Reason: more info
    11-21-14 08:40 PM
  3. ahtrac777's Avatar
    I am planning for it.
    11-21-14 11:40 PM
  4. ajseymour's Avatar
    Just got mine from Amazon. Can't wait to set it up. I like the weight and the size. I am really glad to have a real keyboard again, sick to death of touch screen virtual keyboards.

    Sent from my KFTT using Tapatalk
    11-22-14 04:11 AM
  5. ttz's Avatar
    Just unboxed my Passport and flip leather case... thing's a monster
    11-22-14 04:36 AM
  6. calicocat2010's Avatar
    I ordered mine this morning. Can't wait!
    11-22-14 05:04 PM
  7. ffredzz@yahoo.com's Avatar
    I wait mine tomorrow or tuesday after my HTC m8
    11-23-14 05:36 PM
  8. bakron1's Avatar
    Just received the two passports I bought from Amazon for 499 each on Saturday today.

    Sent from my Lovely Passport on T Mobile USA
    11-24-14 07:55 PM
  9. Numero12's Avatar
    This morning I'd tested the Passport and it's an AMAZING Phone!!! I'm going to switch from my Z30 to Passport.

    http://instagram.com/p/v04wc4vWpJ/

    Posted with my amazing Z30
    11-25-14 01:49 PM
  10. nite732's Avatar
    11-25-14 02:44 PM
  11. Amy wineBerry's Avatar
    I received my Passport this afternoon!! Super excited! Been a bit of a learning curve with the keyboard, but the experience is going okay so far.

    Posted via CB10
    11-25-14 10:14 PM
  12. Beuss's Avatar
    I was an Android user for the last 5 years. I use to use a blackberry few years ago for work but nothing since then. I never manage to feel comfortable with virtual keyboard. So I decided to give BlackBerry another try. I got my Passport for 3 days right now and even if I little bit lost with the OS, I feel way more efficient writing email and text message. I didn't manage to find all apps I was using on Android but it will be less distraction and more productivity


    Posted via CB10
    11-26-14 01:40 AM
  13. suvo's Avatar
    My Z10 goes out .... Passport comes in... Right now its downloading a software update of 1.3GB ..

    I have ran out of words to express the device... A bold innovation after a long time..
    11-26-14 11:00 AM
  14. internetzorro's Avatar
    Ordered from Amazon on Monday. Arrived overnight on Tuesday. Took to T-Mobile store on Wednesday to get a nano sim card. They charged me $10 and in 2 minutes everything was up and running! Everything works. Cannot go back to the Q10 now because this thing is so much faster.
    11-26-14 05:33 PM
  15. Alfisti2016's Avatar
    Got mine yesterday and finished setting it up this evening. Not taking as much getting used to as I thought. Loving having keyboard shortcuts again (last time was when I had a 9800). Scrolling using the keyboard is still freaking me out though! LOL jk!

    Posted via CB10
    11-26-14 05:40 PM
  16. internetzorro's Avatar
    And I just bought stock in the company for my IRA.
    11-26-14 05:41 PM
  17. Joemoso2's Avatar
    Ugghh. I was supposed to have my passport Yesterday. 25th when I ordered it last Sunday. Seems like USPS delivered to the wrong address. Called up Amazon and they said it'll be here by friday.
    11-27-14 12:19 AM
  18. walcolm's Avatar
    finally got my paws on the passport....me likey
    Joemoso2 likes this.
    11-27-14 11:06 AM
  19. retomex's Avatar
    Finally able to join this forum! Got mine yesterday. Woot!
    vpblaze likes this.
    11-28-14 09:48 AM
  20. Joemoso2's Avatar
    Finally got mine today. This device is beautiful. Now where to find those wallpapers.
    11-28-14 11:52 PM
  21. anon(4077577)'s Avatar
    Got mine, and now undecided about the hard shell case as I have just heard about some instances of scratching....

    Ten BlackBerrys and counting....
    11-28-14 11:59 PM
  22. ffredzz@yahoo.com's Avatar
    Few days with my passport confirms that is the phone to have! Very good phone easy to put android apps. Hub is perfect. Keyboard I love it!
    The only think missing is a true homescreen customizable with meteo calendar and apps
    11-29-14 04:00 AM
  23. calicocat2010's Avatar
    Just got mine. Holy crap do excited!
    11-29-14 03:11 PM
  24. the3maples's Avatar
    Hello,

    Newbie here! I just received my passport yesterday, and really liked it. But there are a lot of things to learn...
    11-29-14 06:05 PM
  25. tan_okan's Avatar
    Got mine last week. I had a chance to use it while traveling. Battery life, keyboard, camera quality, display, sound quality etc. I love everything about this device. Here is a photo I took in the Sistine Chapel.
    Official "I got my Passport" Thread-img_20141122_152850.jpg

    TAN OKAN PASSPORT
    11-29-14 06:13 PM
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