(Closed) Need a new phone…should it be an Iphone or a Blackberry?

posted 7 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: Which phone is better?
    Iphone : (53 votes)
    63 %
    Blackberry : (17 votes)
    20 %
    Other....recommended below : (14 votes)
    17 %
  • Post # 3
    1330 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    Ive never had blackberry or the iphone….but i just upgraded about 2 months ago from my old ancient phone to the HTC Evo which is kinda like an iphone i’m told (?) ….i love it!!! it truly is awesome….only downfall is that FH sometimes gets jealous that i’m constantly on it…. lol  i use it for everything….tracking fitness goals, bills, my blogs, facebook, appointments, emails, school crap, etc….. its awesome..

    Post # 5
    1820 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    I like the blackberry, because I need a physical keyboard. Even though I have tiny fingers, I still can’t type on the iphone. I have an itouch and i never ever use any of the apps I downloaded on it, so I don’t see the need for an iphone even though I’m usually an apple enthusiast.

    Post # 6
    494 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    hands down the iPhone.  I had a Blackberry curve for 2 years and upgraded to the new Verizon iPhone and I LOVE it.  It’s so much better than my old Blackberry, just web browsing was painful on the BB and it’s fantastic on my iPhone.  Plus the Apple apps are great. I got used to typing of a virtual keypad though it did take time…thank goodness for iPhone spell check.

    Post # 7
    8738 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I recommend neither. I currently have both an iPhone and a Blackberry. Neither completely fits my needs.

    The blackberry is for work, it’s great for reading/answering work e-mails but is terrible at web browsing, apps, etc.

    The iPhone is ok, but it freezes up and drops calls like no other.

    I will be getting rid of my iPhone and getting an HTC Droid Thunderbolt. The Droids are awesome (FI has one). They are easy to type/read e-mail on, have a great and easy to use operating system. Seem to have great call quality, and really good camera & app store.

    Post # 8
    7975 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    If you still want to pay as you go, and save a bunch of money, check out Virgin Mobile – I pay $25/month for unlimited data/texts and 300 talk minutes a month (I almost never get there unless I’m dealing with customer service for our cable company, haha). And I’ve got an android phone, the Samsung Intercept. It’s awesome!

    Post # 9
    7695 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2010

    Neither – get a Droid!! I have a Comet and Darling Husband has an HTC – they are both awesome and so much better than anything else.

    Post # 10
    609 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I have the Blackberry Torch & I absolutely LOVE it! The Iphone is really cool & I thought about getting it but I’m just not big on the fact that its only touch screen. For the last 5 years at least I’ve had a keyboard on my phone which I love. Plus the Blackberry has just as many cool app’s as the Iphone in my opinion.. Plus my phone is touch screen but also has the keyboard.

    Post # 11
    2204 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I have a Droid and a blackberry and I LOVE the HTC Droid. Tons of apps, easy to use, great sound/reception quality.

    Post # 12
    194 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    I have a blackberry and like it but im up for an upgrade in a few months and planned on getting the iphone….BUT, my husband has the droid x and i LOVE it. its a huge screen, very fast and just generally a good phone so from experience i would suggest the Droid X

    Post # 13
    2829 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I just got a blackberry at the beginning of the month and for what I need I like it –bbm is the shiz.

    Post # 14
    1066 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    it depends, if you text/e-mail a lot, a blackberry will be easier for you, but if you want it for techy stuff and browsing, iphone for sure.

    I love my iphone4, best phone I EVER had!!!!!!!  I can’t see myself ever getting bored of it!

    Post # 15
    2111 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    Iphone!!!!! I know so many people who has gone from Blackberrt to Iphone and will never go back.

    I have the older Iphone 3GS and LOVE it. I’ve never had a problem with it. Darling Husband has one as well. He wasnt sure about getting one but finally did and now he’s in love with it just as much.

    Are you in Canada? If so, I’m with Telus and my bill is $58 each month. Which is exactly what I was paying with my old Motorola Razr!

    Post # 16
    610 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I have an iphone and it seems to have more options than the blackberry. Most of my girlfriends who have blackberrys have traded them in for iphones.

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