Saturday, January 7, 2012

Questions About Blackberry Curve 8530 Virgin Mobile

Paul asks…

Should I get a Blackberry Curve 8530 (Virgin Mobile)?

I saw a really cheap plan of $45.00 per month (unlimited texting, web, and more) with the Virgin Mobile plan. I saw that they said that they offered the Blackberry Curve 8530...Is it a good phone?/ Is it worth the $185.00? I mean, if it is only $45.00 per month...I thought that was pretty good...

admin answers:

Its worth it

Charles asks…

Is the blackberry curve 8530 for virgin mobile good?

I have a samsung galaxy vibrant right now for tmobile but i have to go prepaid now. So is the bb curve good? Also is it easy to get used to?

admin answers:

There are currently nine versions of the BlackBerry Curve 8530 for sale in the US. But the ones offered by Cricket, MetroPCS and Virgin Mobile demand special scrutiny. All three carriers sell this smartphone for a very low monthly rate, with no contract. Virgin's plans are a little more expensive than Metro's and Cricket's, but Virgin's network is both 3G (which Metro isn't) and available nationwide (which Cricket isn't). This is the only smartphone available for Virgin Mobile right now, and combined with the plans we think it's a very good buy.

Daniel asks…

Is there a way i can connect my sprint blackberry curve 8530 with virgin mobile prepaid service?

admin answers:

You will not be able to make your Blackberry 8530 work on Virgin Mobile's network. It does not matter if your Blackberry is GSM, CDMA or any other type of phone. It also will not matter whether your Blackberry was from the Sprint, AT&T, Verizon or T-Mobile network.

The only phones that will work on Virgin Mobile are phones specifically made for, programmed and sold on (and for) the site / network ... Such as their Blackberry Curve 8530. There's is programmed with different Enterprise-Level firmware and they do this intentionally, and it is the only way for a low-cost, prepaid network to survive.

If you could use any phone (or any other network's phone), nobody would buy Virgin Mobile phones at all ... They'd buy used or unlocked phones elsewhere, then go sign up for Virgin Mobile, Boost or some other prepaid network.

This is also the reason why phones are often "free" or so inexpensive on one of the major networks - because they are relying on a minimum Two-Year Contract ... Which a prepaid company can not get from you.

You CAN unlock your Blackberry 8530 or get it unlocked and use it on a competing major provider. If it is a GSM phone, you can use it on AT&T or T-mobile. If it is a CDMA phone, you can use it on Verizon or Sprint.

Chris asks…

Blackberry Curve 8530 on Virgin Mobile?

Whoever has a Blackberry Curve 8530 on Virgin Mobile can ya tell me if the signal is good ...thx

admin answers:

It depends on where you live, but Virgin Mobile runs on the Sprint Network so it's pretty good for me. The messaging and net is fast, and I'm on the $35 plan which is perfect!

Sharon asks…

Pros and Cons about Blackberry Curve 8530 Virgin Mobile?

admin answers:


Virgin Mobile Blackberry 8530 Brand New, Sealed
*BlackBerry Curve 8500 Series smartphones neatly fit in your hand. Comfortably send messages with the full QWERTY keyboard. The bright 320x240 pixel screen displays over 65,000 colors, and delivers a great viewing experience.
*Access what's important with trackpad navigation. Like a laptop, the trackpad lets you scroll through websites, menus and icons by gliding your finger over it. Press and click to select an item and navigate where you want to go.
*Enjoy a Mac experience on your BlackBerry Curve 8500 Series smartphone. BlackBerry Desktop Software for Mac allows you to sync contacts, calendars and notes with the applications you use most.
*Take photos, record videos2,3,4 and send to social networking sites or friends via email or IM apps. Control music and multimedia playback with dedicated media keys found atop BlackBerry Curve 8500 Series smartphones.
*Know where you stand and where youre going. GPS on your BlackBerry Curve 8530 smartphone works wit

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