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  1. zhongtiao1's Avatar
    The Passport is now under $200 on amazon, would it be a good upgrade from a Q5? I'm worried I may not like the keyboard as it looks like it isn't as clicky as the Q5.

    I don't care about the lack of apps.

    Posted via CB10
    07-05-17 02:04 PM
  2. krazyatom's Avatar
    You may have to get used to wide keyboard especially if you're coming from Q5. Keyboard is not clicky. It's hard and firm feeling.
    07-05-17 02:14 PM
  3. MontoyaOscar84's Avatar
    It's a good buy. I bought mine recently from Walmart.com for $200

    Posted via CB10
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    07-05-17 02:29 PM
  4. Chuck Finley69's Avatar
    The Passport is now under $200 on amazon, would it be a good upgrade from a Q5? I'm worried I may not like the keyboard as it looks like it isn't as clicky as the Q5.

    I don't care about the lack of apps.

    Posted via CB10
    Coming from a Q5; a Q10, Classic or Passport are upgrades. That being said, how long do you plan on using Passport?
    07-05-17 02:34 PM
  5. zhongtiao1's Avatar
    Coming from a Q5; a Q10, Classic or Passport are upgrades. That being said, how long do you plan on using Passport?
    At least a year, probably longer.

    Posted via CB10
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    07-05-17 05:00 PM
  6. Chuck Finley69's Avatar
    At least a year, probably longer.

    Posted via CB10
    If you're not relying on apps, you should get a year from it. Problem is browser is starting to have issues for some people, that's why price is dropping in some markets.
    07-05-17 05:20 PM
  7. zhongtiao1's Avatar
    If you're not relying on apps, you should get a year from it. Problem is browser is starting to have issues for some people, that's why price is dropping in some markets.
    Okay, thanks

    Posted via CB10
    07-05-17 05:23 PM
  8. elfabio80's Avatar
    If you're not relying on apps, you should get a year from it. Problem is browser is starting to have issues for some people, that's why price is dropping in some markets.
    Which problems? I do use mine and I am not experiencing so far any problem!

    Posted via CB10
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    07-05-17 06:45 PM
  9. sid89's Avatar
    Which problems? I do use mine and I am not experiencing so far any problem!

    Posted via CB10
    I agree with you completely..

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    07-05-17 07:45 PM
  10. andy957's Avatar
    Biggest differences are the location of the space bar and the dual physical keyboard for letters and virtual for everything else.
    07-05-17 08:49 PM
  11. Chuck Finley69's Avatar
    Both of you have Passports. OP is asking specifically about spending new money now. You've probably gotten your money's worth. Is there a problem with full disclosure and honesty? I mean, I specifically put "some people"...
    07-05-17 08:50 PM
  12. SathBerry's Avatar
    $200 really a super deal dude.

    Unfortunately amazon India sells for INR 45290.00 ($698)


    Posted via CB10
    07-05-17 10:14 PM
  13. elfabio80's Avatar
    Both of you have Passports. OP is asking specifically about spending new money now. You've probably gotten your money's worth. Is there a problem with full disclosure and honesty? I mean, I specifically put "some people"...
    I sincerely did not see people complains about the browser. Sure, it is not fast as Chrome on Android, but you can use pretty well. There are also other browsers available in the BBW that work pretty well. I do not see at all the browser a problem for the Passport at all.

    I advise the person who started the thread to get a Passport if he likes and if it is not expensive, knowing also the limitation of future support and apps. Then to be objective, all the smartphones may have problems, as you can see the complains in the BlackBerry android section of CB.....



    Posted via CB10
    07-06-17 03:21 AM
  14. KPR1976's Avatar
    If you're not relying on apps, you should get a year from it. Problem is browser is starting to have issues for some people, that's why price is dropping in some markets.
    Try Polarity Web Browser, works well
    07-06-17 04:10 AM
  15. kcdberry's Avatar
    The Passport is now under $200 on amazon, would it be a good upgrade from a Q5? I'm worried I may not like the keyboard as it looks like it isn't as clicky as the Q5.

    I don't care about the lack of apps.

    Posted via CB10
    I think you'll appreciate the Passport's keyboard even if it won't be as clicky as a Q5. The capacitive function alone would be an upgrade for you.
    07-06-17 04:11 AM
  16. AmritD's Avatar
    Isn't the Priv better for$ 225?

    Posted via CB10
    07-06-17 05:42 AM
  17. Chuck Finley69's Avatar
    Isn't the Priv better for$ 225?

    Posted via CB10
    Definitely....
    07-06-17 05:45 AM
  18. pgg101's Avatar
    I think $200 USD is too expensive for the Passport.
    07-06-17 05:53 AM
  19. Zeratul57's Avatar
    Isn't the Priv better for$ 225?

    Posted via CB10
    Um no.

    Sent from one of my SE Passports using BB10 superior software.
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    07-06-17 12:16 PM
  20. rookieblackberry's Avatar
    Isn't the Priv better for$ 225?

    Posted via CB10
    If you wan't a phone that creaks and burns your hand then yes.

    BB11 coming soon
    07-06-17 12:31 PM
  21. BB_PP's Avatar
    The Passport is now under $200 on amazon, would it be a good upgrade from a Q5? I'm worried I may not like the keyboard as it looks like it isn't as clicky as the Q5.

    I don't care about the lack of apps.

    Posted via CB10
    Very Good upgrade

    Posted by Passport SE killed by Whatsppp
    07-06-17 12:54 PM
  22. iUser's Avatar
    The Passport is now under $200 on amazon, would it be a good upgrade from a Q5? I'm worried I may not like the keyboard as it looks like it isn't as clicky as the Q5.

    I don't care about the lack of apps.

    Posted via CB10
    If it is Passport SE and the OS is good for you, go for it.

    Posted from my lovely  Z30
    07-06-17 01:01 PM
  23. PantherBlitz's Avatar
    I sincerely did not see people complains about the browser. Sure, it is not fast as Chrome on Android, but you can use pretty well. There are also other browsers available in the BBW that work pretty well. I do not see at all the browser a problem for the Passport at all.
    All BB10 browsers use a dead WebKit and certs were last refreshed with 10.3.3.

    Of course if $200 for a hobby phone is no problem for the OP then none of this matters, but since he is asking he probably needs full disclosure before pulling the trigger.
    07-06-17 03:00 PM
  24. BigAl_BB9900's Avatar
    The Passport is now under $200 on amazon, would it be a good upgrade from a Q5? I'm worried I may not like the keyboard as it looks like it isn't as clicky as the Q5.

    I don't care about the lack of apps.

    Posted via CB10
    Best Keyboard I've ever had on a phone, and I've had BlackBerry PKB phones since the 'clicky wheel' products donkeys' years ago.

    Took me a couple of days to get completely used to the Passport keyboard (after previous Q10 & many Bolds etc).

    BTW I could never get used to the Q5 (my director had one) as the keyboard was too small for my fat fingers.

    NB No idea what the 'browser issues' are that somebody else has mentioned.

    Summary: Best smartphone I have ever owned/used.
    Last edited by BigAl_BB9900; 07-07-17 at 01:59 PM. Reason: typos etc
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    07-07-17 04:21 AM
  25. emanuel0ss0's Avatar
    Isn't the Priv better for$ 225?

    Posted via CB10
    Better is subjective. If you need apps and full google play access, it's better.

    If you value a great PKB, some would say the PP is better. I'm one of those people.

    People need to get what works for them.

    I'm currently dual wielding a 7Plus and a Passport. Passport handles all my communication and email while the Plus is for apps. Best of both world in my opinion.

    Everyone's needs and setup is different. That's why I say it's all subjective.



     Posted via my Red Passport SQW100-1/10.3.3.2163  pin:2C09CE92
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    07-07-17 12:35 PM
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