BlackBerry 8830 - black (Sprint) comparison

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BlackBerry 8830 - silver (Verizon Wireless)

BlackBerry 8830 - silver (Verizon Wireless)
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Price $69 to $129 at 2 stores $849 at 1 store
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3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.7 (3.5 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.7 (3.5 stars)
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Release date June 28, 2007 April 24, 2007 June 14, 2011
The Bottom Line For the globe-trotting executive, the RIM BlackBerry 8830 is a powerful voice and messaging tool that offers world roaming and solid performance. For the globe-trotting executive, the RIM BlackBerry 8830 is a powerful voice and messaging tool that offers world roaming and solid performance.

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Cellular technology CDMA2000 1X / GSM
CDMA2000 1X / GSM
GSM
Weight 4.6 oz
4.7 oz
4.8 oz
Wireless Interface Bluetooth
Bluetooth
Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Service Provider Sprint Nextel
Verizon Wireless
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Band / mode CDMA2000 1X 1900/800 / GSM 900/1800
CDMA2000 1X 1900/800 / GSM 900/1800
WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900
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