I wish Blackberry reconsider and get back in the game with real blackberry platform. We miss those days.
yet the screen falls off... A few weeks back my screen fell off. Apparently its a HUGE problem! Just got my new one... *waits with trepidation*
Chris Bangkok, 18 Jul 2017I love Blackberry! I have BB the last 12 years, i have the most of the models, never complain,... more Bravo for saying this. I upgraded also to the KEYone, but I'm a little sad. The Passport, to my mind, was the nearest a company came to using its brainpower to designing the perfect smartphone for use and productivity. But it was criticised from start to finish for not having enough apps.
So now we have a BlackBerry with what the chorus of voices have been shouting for - Android's thousands of apps to quiten them on a BB.
I wonder if these voices will be satisfied now....
Geoff Adams - UK.
I love Blackberry! I have BB the last 12 years, i have the most of the models, never complain, cause i know what BB represents! Yes its not Iphone or samsung who cares anyway!! If you dont like it dont buy it! My opinion about BB Keyone, i have Passport the last 3 years, i buy now the BB Keyone!! I work it for 10 minutes and i put for sale! WHY??? Cause is not a real Blackberry phone! Its an android phone like the rest!! What make Blackberry unique?The past...and i prefer the true bb software...so...i use my Passport again!!P.S-If you want an android get the cheapest in market...google and playstore is the same in any price!Love true Blackberry!!!
Aadrian , 11 Jul 2017Great phone and BB stands out again with a much more different phone than literally all others. my question is why no java ?
Great phone and BB stands out again with a much more different phone than literally all others.
3kgeoff, 28 Jun 2017 I switched from the Passport to this one to get Android, a lack of applications being one ... morePeople will always talk and criticize no matter what I'm this case, just because it's coming from blackberry. Word on the streets is that Samsung is about rolling out flip phones again, let's hear what our resident critics will have to say about that.
Timi - Nig
now, how come for something in the mid range can be priced so high? i'm a fan of BB but this is too much. even my old rust bucket (BB 9320) wasn't priced that high. come on BB.
3kgeoff, 28 Jun 2017 I switched from the Passport to this one to get Android, a lack of applications being one ... moreits human nature to always complain the things that they do not like, very strange, it happens with iphone samsung sony Lg or other brand, they will always find an issue to complain, the screen, the price, the bezel, the Ui, the support
Great phone, but to bad that isn't true blackberry.
Where is the blackberry os? I'm stock at the moment on blackberry passport.
I will wait until the next generation will come if will come.
Mario T., 02 Jul 2017Greasy and sweaty fingers equals smudged screen. Which you wipe afterwards.
Greasy and sweaty... more I read your comments with interest.
We all think a bit differently about things, I guess.
Thanks for what you say..
Geoff Adams - UK -
3kgeoff, 30 Jun 2017 I see that my previous posting contains a few typos.
More importantly, however, I f... moreGreasy and sweaty fingers equals smudged screen. Which you wipe afterwards.
Greasy and sweaty fingers equals physical dirt between keys on a physical keyboard. That's much less hygienic and ultimately leads to build up of dead skin residue under the keys.
Please don't make it an argument in favor of a physical keyboard, because it shouldn't be.
This is a phenomenal phone but the weight is just way above my expectations.they should make such a phone with weight of 4.5 oz. and also with a 2 sim card capability.
I see that my previous posting contains a few typos.
More importantly, however, I forgot to speak of benefits of a physical keyboard.
1) I can still type when my hands are slightly greasy or sweaty without smudging the touchscreen.
2) Similarly, without completely clean fingers, the touchscreen does not function well at all unless I wear gloves.
3) in places where the sunlight is too bright I cannot see the screen properly at all, but with the physical keyboard it is still possible to work the phone. Not so a device with only a virtual keyboard.
Geoff Adams (UK).
I switched from the Passport to this one to get Android, a lack of applications being one of the never-ending criticisms against BBs. But exactly the same kind of criticisms against BBs continue like the replay of a record made ten years ago. Whether it be the screen, the processor, the UI, sadly, some people just dislike the very brand name.
The physical keyboard is always susceptible to snide remarks. But here I would defend the phone thus,
2017 smartphones have grown to become more-and-more recognised as pockets computers with their capability, so we have to have a step change in our thinking. We don't normally criticize a computer for having a physical computer, so why should we criticise our 'miniature computers' or having one.
In this sense, you can say that those dreaded words 'the BlackBerry' , with its characteristic miniature keyboard, has finally moved from being out-of-date to being entirely in tune with the future.
Geoff Adams UK.