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 $4 at 1 store $49 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 July 11, 2011 May 19, 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
WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM
GSM
Weight 4.6 oz
4.7 oz
4.3 oz
3 oz
Talk time Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Up to 480 min
Wireless Interface Bluetooth
Bluetooth
Bluetooth 2.1
Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
Service Provider Sprint Nextel
Verizon Wireless
Unlocked
Unlocked
Band / mode CDMA2000 1X 1900/800 / GSM 900/1800
CDMA2000 1X 1900/800 / GSM 900/1800
GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (Quadband) / 3G 900/1700/2100 (Tri-band)
GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (Quadband)
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