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BlackBerry 8707v with 3G support

27 March, 2006 | Read the news | Post your comment
BlackBerry 8707v with 3G support - read the full textA new BlackBerry device with 3G support will be launched on Vodafone in the UK - the 8707v model, which is based on the 8700 and is the same in features, size and shape, only has UMTS support added. The BlackBerry device has full QWERTY keyboard, Intel PXA901 processor at 312MHz and 64 MB RAM....

 

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hmmmm,old blackberrys cellphone

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  • 2014-07-12 11:45
  • y{0n

Just curious - how do you figure you'll be able to roam on a CDMA network using a GSM phone???

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  • 2006-04-16 11:06
  • jccQ

Wake up and smell the 3G. This device now allows blackberry users to roam in JAPAN

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  • 2006-04-10 12:48
  • Mx@E

Vodafone has decided to keep there market share in the US with Verizon wireless... just what verizon did not want, lol...

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  • 2006-03-29 22:48
  • jrY$

Vodafone just less than 7 days ago SOLD their shares of Verizon; made quite a good amount of duckets.

I'm just waiting to see a WCDMA version of this with 850/1900mhz support for North & South America.

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  • 2006-03-29 18:52
  • 45Z@

why go orange? o2 is a much better supplier, better coverage and much better tariffs, plus i-mode

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  • 2006-03-29 18:12
  • MJTC

so i guess verizon is bad because there owned by vodafone

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  • 2006-03-29 02:56
  • 4xLt

Why ever make an exclusive phne or blackberry device 4 vodafone a dreadful network2 be with go with orange instead there the best!

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  • 2006-03-28 21:27
  • mydY

What I don't get is why you guys in Europe paying so much attention to picture/video features even when discussing BUSINESS device? Even 2 MP picture that is taken by SE phones sucks comparing to a picture that is taken by cheap digital camera. If you want to take picture get yourself a camera. If you are receiving 100+ emails a day and sending out 30-40 get yourself a device that is designed to do this, not some $600 toy that is good for what? Even voice com on SE is not as good as some other phones.

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  • 2006-03-28 20:45
  • NR2f

you see these phones every were in the us i can understand they may look like bricks but in reality they are actually very functional machines that can do almost any task that you could do at your computer they look like they come in handy when a business man is on the go and needs to look up a clients account information so i don't see what's all that bad about them

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  • 2006-03-28 01:18
  • 4xLt

Why argue-no manufacturer will ever be able to please everyone at the same time.

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  • 2006-03-27 12:47
  • mqDU

BlackBerry has been famous in US for some time now, though it never made its way home in the UK. Normally in US, people carry 2 'phones': a standard phone and a BlackBerry. BlackBerry is very useful especially for business man who travels.

Of course, some companies tried to make a - all-in-one phones, like SE P-series, Nokia's Smartphones with its more advanced OS, Samsung with Windows Mobile. Often these are very costly.

But it is how a person prefers it. Personally I would carry a phone (like 8800) and a P990 or even P910. BlackBerry however, is not a bad machine, even though it may look like a 'brick'.

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  • 2006-03-27 12:36
  • C1@{

hehehe a phone!!!

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  • 2006-03-27 11:48
  • PSkG

You're obviously in to toys, not productivity. 'I've got my stylus and I take videos and picture.......' Well with my 8700 I can do secure realtime email and full PIM replication from Outlook, suck on that!!!!

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  • 2006-03-27 11:25
  • MArn

another piece of $#!^ from blackberry, who buys those bricks anyway?
use p990 people..much faster and intelligent

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  • 2006-03-27 10:24
  • nCDy

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