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Topic # 166069 1-Mar-2015 21:39
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OK, I thinking of making the leap to Blackberry & I can 'justify' the price on either a Q5 or the Q10.
Not worried about the megapixels, what else should I consider?
GPS, useful, but not essential.
Keypad spacing... well I don't have the fattest fingers.
20gram weight difference... meh!

Can either create a Hotspot?

Both have a LED notification lite right?
Can SMS from a windows desktop?
Mostly useable on 2deg, or would skinny be better?

Any good deal/place to buy?

Need to get 2 years of use out of it before upgrading (yeah right!)

Thanks!


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  Reply # 1249051 1-Mar-2015 21:45
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First and foremost what's your budget. Q10SQN100-3 in expertinfot is about 400. Classic is 650 at Vodafone.

I'd go skinny as you won't have any interrupted services.

As to the rest. Answer is yes.



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  Reply # 1249053 1-Mar-2015 21:51
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$300 max.

Can they handle speech to TXT?
I miss the keyboard SO MUCH.

Been with 2deg for 5years so a new Phone = new Network cry

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1249054 1-Mar-2015 21:56
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Hmm that's oz bucks. 2deg is fine for most part not BBM while on cellular data. Nor BB protect. BB assistance works well.

Look on pricespy.



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  Reply # 1249255 2-Mar-2015 11:15
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OK ordered1 via Exandsys for under $300 delivered.

It feels like such a Leap of Faith innocent

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  Reply # 1249426 2-Mar-2015 13:05
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That's cool, keep us posted!



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  Reply # 1251602 5-Mar-2015 12:18
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OK the Q10 has left HK & I've put for my number to transferred from 2Deg. to Skinny.
Just a few days more till I'm a BlackBerry embarassed

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  Reply # 1251615 5-Mar-2015 12:52
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What is a blackberry? (-;



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  Reply # 1251622 5-Mar-2015 13:00
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Something opposite to a DingleBerry sealed

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  Reply # 1251630 5-Mar-2015 13:13
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iROK: OK ordered1 via Exandsys for under $300 delivered.

It feels like such a Leap of Faith innocent


I like the price of the LG G3 on Expandsys, so let us know if your blackberry arrives. cheers

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  Reply # 1251674 5-Mar-2015 14:08
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Hope you have better luck if your Blackberry stops working :-)

 




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  Reply # 1251680 5-Mar-2015 14:11
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Well the website does very good job of telling you at what stage the order is at, so that helps a lot to ease the WHATS HAPPENING syndrome.
The phone has now been dispatched via HK so should be in AKLD tomorrow & should be at my door Monday.

I've had two ACER Android phones with Keyboards & were VERY good (for a 2.2) & 1x Nokia S40 (Asha 303) also a Great Phone.
I have a Win81Tablet so don't need a FAT smartphone & was almost tempted to go back to my 5y old Nokia 2720 folder with Bluetooth tethering on the Tablet.

So hopefully this BlackBerry is the CRACK cool



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  Reply # 1251682 5-Mar-2015 14:16
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dclegg: Hope you have better luck if your Blackberry stops working :-)


Hahaha yeah I seen it years ago, before the BlackBerry OS-10 came out I think ~ Super classic Brit stuff laughing

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  Reply # 1251694 5-Mar-2015 14:33
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You'd love the Q10, for the price. It's a powerful little thing, and with the latest OS being released, ...

My android ANZ apps work fine (that's the gomoney for checking balances and fast pay for taking payments).

It's a pocket rocket!



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  Reply # 1254520 10-Mar-2015 09:54
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Q10 arrived 8:50am this morning.
Downloading a 1008megabyte update & installing now.

Since it's a Q10 SQN100-3 (RFN81UW) do I get 4G here in NZ?

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  Reply # 1254521 10-Mar-2015 09:59
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What version of the firmware is it downloading? I am pretty sure 10.3.1 has been pulled but if it hasn't don't load it yet... in some areas you should get 4G

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