1. nailujrt's Avatar
    Hi all first time user and not sure of model to buy. I am a business user need emails, camera, and maps. I am concearned about the key pad size as I have large fingers. any advice would be helpful, I have trawled pages of reviews but to decided on mdel yet help
    Last edited by nailujrt; 02-09-10 at 05:51 PM.
    02-09-10 05:45 PM
  2. rickahartman's Avatar
    I to have the phat finger issue...have had an curve ...storm...tour..and now storm2...touch screens seem to work the best for me...less typos..
    02-09-10 05:57 PM
  3. diegonei's Avatar
    All devices with BIS/BES (or the right few apps + 100% WiFI coverage) will do email greatly.

    The trackpad will work with your large fingers, no need to worry but still, lets include some trackballed devices here...

    Since you said you need maps, a GPS able device would be good. As you also said you need camera, we can exclude the 8520 from the list.

    There. Your options are, based on what you provided:
    Any xx10 device, for GPS.
    Any Bold device.
    Curve 8900.
    If you can grab an unlocked world edition Tour and use it with you Orange Sim card, then add the 9630 to the list.

    I to have the phat finger issue...have had an curve ...storm...tour..and now storm2...touch screens seem to work the best for me...less typos..
    Completely forgot the Stoms, so:

    Any Storm.
    Last edited by diegonei; 02-09-10 at 06:01 PM.
    02-09-10 05:59 PM
  4. nailujrt's Avatar
    Thanks guys will be back when I decide
    02-09-10 06:01 PM
  5. jgodin03's Avatar

    There. Your options are, based on what you provided:
    Any xx10 device, for GPS.
    Any Bold device.
    Curve 8900.
    If you can grab an unlocked world edition Tour and use it with you Orange Sim card, then add the 9630 to the list.
    I'm not sure that the 8900 have the GPS...
    02-09-10 06:01 PM
  6. david9962000's Avatar
    8900 has GPS. I use it with Telenav.
    02-09-10 06:06 PM
  7. diegonei's Avatar
    I'm not sure that the 8900 have the GPS...
    Oh don't worry. I am.
    02-09-10 06:07 PM
  8. hondateg91's Avatar
    The newer curve series is worth a look.
    02-09-10 07:16 PM
  9. acoolstack's Avatar
    The best phone for you hands down is the Bold 9000, you have large fingers then the bold keyboard is best for you, it has 3G and wifi and its sturdy and very professional looking

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    02-09-10 08:48 PM
  10. IowaGuyBB's Avatar
    Its hard for anyone to tell u what to go with really. I'd say do some research go to the stores and feel them and hold them.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    02-09-10 09:04 PM
  11. LuvMyBB's Avatar
    The best phone for you hands down is the Bold 9000, you have large fingers then the bold keyboard is best for you, it has 3G and wifi and its sturdy and very professional looking

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    Based on the criteria he set forth, I agree. It has the largest and best keyboard (I also have large hands). And +1 on everything else you said, too.
    02-09-10 10:16 PM
  12. bluz's Avatar
    get the 9700
    02-10-10 01:00 AM
  13. ramalam's Avatar
    Curve 8530 is the best for first time users. This is my first bb and it is simple but effective. The keypad is not difficult and the trackpad is also easy to use.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    02-10-10 02:24 AM
  14. nailujrt's Avatar
    Thanks all info helped got upgrade today 8520 has camera.
    02-13-10 02:51 PM
  15. diegonei's Avatar
    Thanks all info helped got upgrade today 8520 has camera.
    Ofc it does, but no flash.
    If camera is a must have you should have considered that. I did. Or do you really think I didn't want to push you into te same device I had in the 1st place? ><

    Enjoy it. See you in the 8500 forums >> http://forums.crackberry.com/f143/
    02-13-10 03:17 PM
  16. droidnewbie2011's Avatar
    I have a Tour, but with your needs I am going with the masses and say go with the Curve.
    02-13-10 10:13 PM
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