Blackberry 8530 vs 9630 Sprint/Verizon
If your looking to buy a new Blackberry from Either Verizon or Sprint. You'll come up with two choices now or maybe three when they release the new blackberry Pearl. For now at least only two the Blackberry 9630 Tour and the Blackberry 8530 Gemini.
The Blackberry 9630 has five major things that the blackberry 8530 doesn't have:
1. Higher Quality Media: a 3.2 MegaPixel Camera and Sharper High resolution 480x360 pixel color display screen.
2. GSM: Can be unlocked and work anywhere around the world, even locally on T-mobile and ATT.
3. Rev. A. = Useful for when using Phone as a modem, you can reach speeds up to 3Mbps vs Rev. O 1.4Mbs.
4. Excellent battery life 6hr talktime(1400mAh cryptographic Lithium cell). 8530 only has 1100mAh.
5. Memory: has Flash 256SRAM/256RAM - 8530(256MB Flash Memory, 128MB RAM)
What does the Blackberry 8530 have?
Optical Trackpad - Definitely better than the Trackball
Choice is yours... Depending on what you need. Honestly the 9630 is a better allround value money when you decide to sell it 1 or 2 years down the line for the next new berry.
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