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Old 19th March 2012, 16:43   #3931
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I have a problem with the display of my Bold 9780. Is getting pixelated/blackened on the LHS & i think i will have to replace it. Any idea how much a new display costs in the grey market? Fed up with BB issues. First the speaker, then the slow OS. Since i cannot just give up the BB due to BBM connectivity with my clients, i am thinking of swapping my 9780 with my mom's 8520, get her the new Touchscreen 9380 Curve & buy a Samsung Galaxy Note for myself. Very tempted. Very.

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Old 19th March 2012, 23:42   #3932
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@Anilkalvani - try the torch, I was using the 9800 for some time and found it the best BB. Yes the samsung note is very tempting I agree

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@Anilkalvani - try the torch, I was using the 9800 for some time and found it the best BB. Yes the samsung note is very tempting I agree
+1. I am using a 9800 too from over a year and find it to be the best BB ever. Not a single issue, except that due to my high usage of emails, BBM and other apps I find it over the period to have become slower even though it has a 650mhz processor.

In current scenario, it would be best to upgrade to a 9810 which comes with a 1.2ghz processor and OS 7
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I have a problem with the display of my Bold 9780. Is getting pixelated/blackened on the LHS & i think i will have to replace it. Any idea how much a new display costs in the grey market? Fed up with BB issues. First the speaker, then the slow OS. Since i cannot just give up the BB due to BBM connectivity with my clients, i am thinking of swapping my 9780 with my mom's 8520, get her the new Touchscreen 9380 Curve & buy a Samsung Galaxy Note for myself. Very tempted. Very.
A new display in the grey market would set you back by 2-4k. The 9780 is by far the best BB out there right now and i am surprised to see you having issues with it. Regarding the slow OS have you tried installing the latest firmware? Try deleting large or old mails from your BB. Try pressing ALT+L-G-L-G and clear the log.
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Old 20th March 2012, 10:47   #3935
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@Anilkalvani - try the torch, I was using the 9800 for some time and found it the best BB. Yes the samsung note is very tempting I agree
The Note is simply a marvel. Held it in my hand & just did not want to let go of it. Plus it has a whopping Li-Ion 2500 mAh battery. the screen display is so crisp you want to eat it.

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+1. I am using a 9800 too from over a year and find it to be the best BB ever. Not a single issue, except that due to my high usage of emails, BBM and other apps I find it over the period to have become slower even though it has a 650mhz processor.

In current scenario, it would be best to upgrade to a 9810 which comes with a 1.2ghz processor and OS 7
I was considering the 9810 too but with the limited apps on a Blackberry, it does not make sense spending 30k when you can get a droid phablet like the Note with thousands of apps on the Android Market.

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A new display in the grey market would set you back by 2-4k. The 9780 is by far the best BB out there right now and i am surprised to see you having issues with it. Regarding the slow OS have you tried installing the latest firmware? Try deleting large or old mails from your BB. Try pressing ALT+L-G-L-G and clear the log.
I was also considering spending 2-4k on the display & retaining the same phone and use it till it literally breaks & buy the Note right away.

But, not for a moment can you dispute the connectivity & email integration a Blackberry offers. Its like your Outlook Express box along with the useful if not sometimes bugging BBM.

Confused still.
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Old 21st March 2012, 14:32   #3936
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There is a dead pixel on my 3 day old 9780. Do you think is major concern and I should get the phone replaced??


I got a 9780 which had to be replaced in 4 days ( right convinience key not working an J key came off too), this one is a replacement

my year old 8520 still works like a charm
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The Note is simply a marvel. Held it in my hand & just did not want to let go of it. Plus it has a whopping Li-Ion 2500 mAh battery. the screen display is so crisp you want to eat it.
The Note is a great phone and you will regret not buying it.
I was using the Bold 3 (BB for 2+ years) and have now moved to the Note.
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I use BB 8530 CDMA model on BIS 599 plan with Reliance.
Yesterday I switched off my Mobile Network and connected to my Boradband connection through Wi-Fi and tried to surf through browser, also tried to use gtalk but none of them worked.
My question is will I be able to use chat, browser and other apps through wi-fi in places where there is no coverage or say abroad.
Guys any points on the above situation?

Tried some other sites but got confused
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Old 22nd March 2012, 19:06   #3939
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I don't think you can. Browser yes of course but the native apps will not work through wi-fi
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guys I have a problem please advise:
I used my BB overseas for a month with a prepaid local sim that got deactivated after a month before i returned back to INdia.
When i put my Airtel prepaid sim(399 plan) it refused to sync my email accounts.
Airtel customer care says that my PIN has been locked by the overseas operator and i have to call them and ask them to release it before they can sync my emails.
I have used my BB numerous times abroad but this never happened before.
Is there a way around this?
Has anyone faced this before..?
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Here's a question from a total Blackberry noob:

Suppose I have a BB and an airtel prepaid sim. I want to browse the net. I'm told that the simple Airtel net plans won't work for BBs. Could anyone please elaborate on data services for Blackberry devices?

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Old 28th March 2012, 18:36   #3942
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Good news from BB India

New prices announced today:

8520: Rs.8990
9360: Rs.18,990
9380: Rs.16,990
9860: Rs.21,990

Huge drops for the 9860, 9380 and 8520

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Good news from BB India

New prices announced today:

8520: Rs.8990
9360: Rs.18,990
9380: Rs.16,990
9860: Rs.21,990

Huge drops for the 9860, 9380 and 8520

Very strange pricing. Till yesterday, 9360 was available online already for Rs 17.5-18k.

Also, 9860 is already available for Rs 20.5-21.5k.

8520 is also available for significantly lower price of Rs 8250.

So what's the real deal here? Another marketing gimmick for the offline customers?

P.S. All the above prices are sourced from Saholic, Flipkart and Letsbuy.
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MRP drops here, nothing to do with online prices!
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MRP drops here, nothing to do with online prices!
Err Dude what's the logic of a price drop when online prices were already lower? Who cares about MRP in today's world?
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