Palm Trio, Blackberry or?

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  1. Tommy

    Tommy Registered Member

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    Hi folks,
    as my cell phone does not fit my needs anymore i decided to by a PD-Phone.
    Does anyone have experience with one of those? Important are compatibility with PC software for syncronisation, available third party applications, handling, etc. Wifi would be great.

    Any comments or suggestions, some prefered models?
     
  2. ethernal

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    i've never had a "proper" one, (except for siemens sx45, but that doesnt count)

    mostly been using ericsson p-series and nokia e-series, they work splendidly for synching and so on. and well, as long as they aren't brand new in the market of course. then they're buggy to smithereens. usually takes them three-four months to iron out the worst bugs i've noticed
     
  3. HURST

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    I own a Cingular 8525 (now at&t 8525, or HTC TyTN),
    runs un WM5, but I upgraded to WM6...I've had it one year now, no problems at all...decent battery life (ir your a heavy user, it lasts the day), wifi, 3G, microsoft office, outlook, syncronization with PC, slide out QWERTY keyboard, 2MP camera, bluetooth, infrared, etc...
    There's a newer version now, I believe its called the Kaiser.
    I decided to buy this instead of waiting for the iPhone and I don't regret it.

    More info at

    www.htc.com
    www.xda-developers.com
     
  4. ashishtx

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    I haven't used treo but have used blackberry for a month after which i switched to Iphone.
    Here are few advantages of
    Blackberry
    1)excellent with battery life
    2)voice clarity
    3)Email

    Iphone
    1)Browsing internet/WIFI
    2)Gorgeous screen
    3)Music player(IPOD)
    4)visual voice mail

    If web browsing is your concern than iphone is my choice
    or one needs a true email device, longer battery life than blackberry will suit better.
     
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    Blackberry here mainly for email when I'm travelling and also because of the support for Novell GroupWise with cross platform of windows, mac osx and SUSE linux.
     
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    i'm using Blackberry 8310.....it works great and can synchronize with my laptop with no problem.

    Pros: Push email, nice grip, nice look, clear voice, loud speaker, nice camera

    cons: limited 3rd party application (compared to Treo)

    signal is very important, so better check which service provider give you better signal in your location.
     
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    Blackberry - for the very reasons cited by ashishtx & fce. Those virtues are most important to me! :thumb:
     
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    blackberry hasn't really caught on in sweden (yet) but they're making a major push now with special deals through the telco's and so on.

    iphone isn't available either (over the counter at least).

    and well, we do love our nokia's and ericsson's :)

    the heavy corporate users mostly have HTC's, Ericsson P-series and to a lesser extent Nokia E/N.

    strangely enough, it seems like nokia has very little market share in the "pda-phone" segment in sweden. they're very very popular amongst normal users and business users who don't need all the shiny stuff.

    palm stopped existing after the 'tungsten' model, i haven't seen one in the stores since then. kind of sad, i liked them :(
     
  9. Tommy

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    I see, this will be a hard decission, more as here in Argentine the provider don't offer aditional services besides www access through themself. That's the reason i love to have one with Wifi. Beside i have to buy one outside my provider, so more expensive, but i can use prepayed lines in every country i am without roaming costs. A PDA Phone with Wifi means to be independent as i travel a lot. But there are only a view PDA Phones with Wifi. I like the Treo's but they don't have Wifi.
     
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