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    Is the 8800 as big a it looks?

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    I always thought the curve was HUGE untill i saw it in person and was about ready to throw away my pearl....But I have been looking at the 8800 for a few weeks and like it alot i was just wondering is it as big as the curve or similar?

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    as it looks*
    Sorry about the typo hahah.
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    I love my 8830. People like that little curve with its camera and spaced keys but I'm sold on this. Especially my 3G. Its not that big. Just compare it to a 8700 model.

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    the 88xxs are bigger than the Curves. I would just go to a kiosk or phone store that has one and take a look.
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    I've held the 2 side by side, there isn't a HUGE difference.

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    Same as above. I love my Verizon red 8830. It is bigger than the curve but not that much bigger. I just think it all comes down to preference.~via BB (wap.pinstack.com)~

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    i have both...the curve is smaller but a little thicker...the 8800 is longer but a touch thinner...and sexier in my opinion...

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    they are just a little bit bigger

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    Quote Originally Posted by MotoUp View Post
    I've held the 2 side by side, there isn't a HUGE difference.
    Quote Originally Posted by salvatoretri View Post
    i have both...the curve is smaller but a little thicker...the 8800 is longer but a touch thinner...
    I always own both and there really isn't all that much difference - salvatoretri describes the physical differences perfectly above.

    I've only just bought my BlackBerry 8800 and I'm yet to identify all the software differences between the two...

    So far I've noticed that the BlackBerry 8800 doesn't have a built-in spell-checker, but other than that and the inability to create custom menu folders, I can't see all that much software differences either.


    Most of the software differences between the BlackBerry 8800 and the BlackBerry Curve series seem to be cosmetic - think of the BlackBerry 8800 as Microsoft Vista, and the BlackBerry Curve series as Microsoft Vista with Aero, then you'll know exactly what I'm saying...


    If you need a camera-free device (like I do) or you prefer the design of the BlackBerry 8800, get it; otherwise get the BlackBerry Curve is your best choice.

    By the way, I didn't mention the built-in GPS receiver on the BlackBerry 8800 because there are variants of the BlackBerry Curve series that include this also...


    ~via my BlackBerry 8800 (wap.pinstack.com)~

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    Quote Originally Posted by CybaCowboy View Post
    So far I've noticed that the BlackBerry 8800 doesn't have a built-in spell-checker, but other than that and the inability to create custom menu folders, I can't see all that much software differences either.
    I have the 8830 with Verizon, and it has the built in spell check. I guess I'm one of the lucky ones.

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    Maybe this will help compare. I more noticed a difference in the keyboards between the 8800 and the curve rather than a size difference.

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    Having it flatter is better since it can fit in your pocket better so you don't have to wear a dorky belt clip.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wojc0008 View Post
    Having it flatter is better since it can fit in your pocket better so you don't have to wear a dorky belt clip.
    *Sarcasm follows*

    We love it when people put their phones in their pockets. It brings us more money when we have to replace their lenses and LCD's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BenMarvin View Post


    Maybe this will help compare. I more noticed a difference in the keyboards between the 8800 and the curve rather than a size difference.
    Heeey, how come the trackballs on MY BlackBerry Curve 8300 and BlackBerry 8800 don't glow like that? LOL


    Seriousy though, I found that the keyboard was the biggest difference for me too...

    * The BlackBerry Curve series has smaller keys, however there's not MUCH difference to the BlackBerry 88xx series.
    * The keys on the BlackBerry Curve series have more "travel" - the space between the keys.
    * The BlackBerry 88xx series has larger keys, however there's not MUCH difference to the BlackBerry Curve series.
    * The keys on the BlackBerry 88xx series have minimal "travel" - the space between the keys.
    * The keys on both devices a vastly-different shape.
    * Certain keys (such as the "shift" key) are in slightly different locations between the two series...

    It'll take you a few days to get used to either keyboard, but you will, so I suggest putting the keyboard at the bottom of your list.


    ~ Posted wirelessly from my BlackBerry 8800 ~

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    The 8800 Is A Great Phone....like Everyone Said.....the Curve Is Best For Camera And Media...but If You Want To Get Str8t To Business And Just Text Away....the 8800 Is The Way To Go....i Have An 8800 And It Treats Me Well....especially The Gps

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