1. dj.toonz's Avatar
    Hi all, I've just bought the 8120 on Tuesday & even orange where I bought it from & the blackberry web site said both yes it has got gps in & comes with Blackberry maps, Yes It installed & I've got a gps in the options but can't select a gps unit. it just comes up as none & the bb maps is installed but not showing up any where (seems the icon has been removed by orange for some reason) how do I get it back working again, cheers
    05-20-09 11:55 PM
  2. dancing-bass's Avatar
    8120 model has wifi, 8130 has GPS (about 80% sure on this) ... Unless your carrier cripples the blackberry GPS like mine does!

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    05-21-09 12:08 AM
  3. numbah's Avatar
    Yup, 8120 does *not* have GPS.
    06-24-09 03:53 PM
  4. Mathiias's Avatar
    8120 does not have integrated GPS. The GPS option is there because it supports 3rd party GPS devices that can be tethered or connected via Bluetooth.
    06-24-09 04:20 PM
  5. hlosada's Avatar
    ok I am still have the question
    is the 8130 different, is the gps on a 8130 a addin/plugin device

    I need a gsm phone (tmobile and international) and I like the pearl, would love to have the gps funtion, just wondering if the equipment is there just turn off or can i get a broken/damage 8130 remove the gps and add it to my 8120

    06-29-09 02:54 AM
  6. icepearl's Avatar
    why not taking 8110 instead?
    yes it's a pearl
    yes it has gps
    and yes it's a GSM phone

    if you also need a wifi than take a 8120 and bluetooth gps instead.
    06-29-09 05:11 AM
  7. Mathiias's Avatar
    8110:GPS GSM Device
    8120:WiFi GSM Device
    8130:GPS CDMA Device

    Unfortunately, none have both GPS and WiFi... and sorry, but the 8130 is a CDMA device, so looks like you can't use it.
    06-29-09 09:14 AM
  8. apohran's Avatar
    Yeah they did a bad job marketing the specs. I was also thought the 8120 had GPS capabilities... Seems they think the ability to tether to GPS can be marketed as GPS.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    06-29-09 09:15 PM
  9. SMRFN LO's Avatar
    why would i waste 2 batteries? if i have a gps device im going to use that and thats it rather then turn on the bluetooth on my phone and drain the battery faster on the 8120
    07-03-09 11:40 AM