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i wanna buy a BB Bold 9650, can you tell me about it?
GummiGirl-Lmao

         So, i wanna get a BB Bold 9650 and since im 12, my mom has to buy it and shes complaining that if she buys it for the full reatail price (because my contracts not up yet) it will break and id b stuck with it....so, can u tell me the "Cons: and Pros" of it and tell me about it please. ty(;

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Re: i wanna buy a BB Bold 9650, can you tell me about it?
SuzyQ
Super User
Super User

I, too, am considering the BOLD as my next phone.  You can read about it here:  http://www.phonearena.com/phones/RIM-BlackBerry-Bold-9650_id4283 and http://www.phonescoop.com/phones/phone.php?p=2497

 

Realize that everyone has different needs and expectations, so those need to be taken into account when reading reviews.  Your needs and expectations also need to be considered.

 

Having said that, I just have to ask...Why on earth does a 12 year old need (or even want) a Blackberry?!?  You are not due for an upgrade, your mother is concerned ("complaining" is the word you used) that you will break it  (is this why you are in the market for a new phone before you are eligible to upgrade?) and she is the one footing the bill, even though you said YOU want to buy it, I doubt you have the financial resources to buy it ... it's a lot of money for something a 12 year old (IMHO) has no business using - and I mean that quite literally.  A Blackberry is primarily a business tool, built for email and networking - NOT for teenagers and texting and Facebooking....you can do that with a host of other phones that don't cost nearly as much and don't need a data plan, and would be much more suitable for a 12 year old.  Again, that's my opinion - and I really don't know your situation.

 

I just have a hard time reconciling a 12 year old and a Blackberry, or even a cell phone .... my kids didn't even get cell phones till they were driving....

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Re: i wanna buy a BB Bold 9650, can you tell me about it?
LCromwell
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I thought the same thing.
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Re: i wanna buy a BB Bold 9650, can you tell me about it?
kneekahliss
Contributor

Bold = business email oriented with global capabilities, only device that possibly may get 6.0 of RIM's software. Optical better than trackball. Blackberries are old and tired but if your company has a BES thats what you should get.

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SydneyK
Super User
Super User

 


kneekahliss wrote:

if your company has a BES thats what you should get.


 

Hahaha!

 

The original post seems "off" to me.

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Re: I wanna buy a BB Bold 9650, can you tell me about it?
beads
Newbie

Ironically, I think kneekhaliss' point is proven. In an unlikely but inadvertent way, no?

 

- beads

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Re: i wanna buy a BB Bold 9650, can you tell me about it?
cgreathouse
Newbie

i can tell you about mine. i've had three. in three months. not because i like them so much but because the ones i've received don't work properly (dropped calls, failed calls, broken speakers, etc.) i would suggest you choose something else.

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