1. lensman99's Avatar
    Good Morning All, I have been using BlackBerrys for a number of years and I am currently using a Bold 9780 on the Vodafone Network. I have noticed a an absolute awful drop in the level of service with a huge amount of 'Call Failed' calls dropping etc. I have been with Vodafone (UK) since 1987 and have noticed that the service has really gotten worse over the last two years. In addition the phone was exchanged only two weeks ago and I have noticed that the build quality and reliability of the phones really are pretty awful. I am also using a new Android based smart phone which to be perfectly honest is just so superior to BlackBerry in every way, the browser is considerably faster and all round it is a better product with a better OS. So are BlackBerry phones just a style Icon that really are now a thing of the past? ohh one last point why bring out the new Bold 9900 with such a poor battery life?
    02-29-12 06:24 AM
  2. SRR500's Avatar
    Oh boy! Here we go again.

    Flames beginning/thread locked in 3,2,1........
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    02-29-12 06:32 AM
  3. sam_b77's Avatar
    One thing I don't get is why people don't understand that call dropping is due to bad network conditions and not BB services.

    Anyway this thread will be in the gutter soon.
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    02-29-12 06:59 AM
  4. BearSnout's Avatar
    OK I'll say it, part of it anyway... my 9900 battery life is no worse than any other smart phone. It's certainly better than my old HTC Desire. And now with the newly announced quad core phones... I can only imagine the battery life.
    02-29-12 07:00 AM
  5. LoganSix's Avatar
    I suggest moving from the UK and finding a carrier that will upgrade their system in order to improve your service and battery life.
    02-29-12 07:03 AM
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    Stupid topic.
    02-29-12 07:06 AM
  7. BearSnout's Avatar
    I suggest moving from the UK and finding a carrier that will upgrade their system in order to improve your service and battery life.
    I'd love to move from the UK.

    But my carrier is great!
    02-29-12 07:06 AM
  8. Chrisy's Avatar
    Ditch the BlackBerry if you think it's inferior and a thing of the past.

    Www.androidcentral.com.
    02-29-12 07:08 AM
  9. BigBadWulf's Avatar
    You're using an older BlackBerry, and if it's build is less than satisfactory, have your carrier exchange it.

    Your service is the carrier not RIM.

    Battery life on the latest 7.1 leaks is excellent.
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    02-29-12 07:11 AM
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