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    Default From a Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9930 to a Verizon iphone 5S...WOW! is all i can say

    Since 2009 I have been a happy Sprint BlackBerry (Crackberry) guy, But five years of "Bigger and better things are coming soon" from both Sprint and BlackBerry, first with Sprint saying "4G is coming soon to metro-Detroit"...that was 2010, now four years later most of metro-Detroit is still without 4G services. And BlackBerry, just sitting on their laurels for two years and giving BlackBerry users minor device upgrades every six to eight months. I got my Bold 9930 the day it was released, and was happy for the first year and a half and waited until the suppose WOW BB devices came out and was very disappointed in the cheap plastic feel of the Z10. When my contract ended in June 2013, I waited again for BB to at least have something by fall, they didn't. Then I seen the iphone 5S (Champagne color) and wanted to get it and the iphone 5C (Pink) for my gf, unfortunately I was fired from my job and had to wait until I got back on my feet again. This Summer I decided I was going to Apple for my handheld device (Having a ipad2 since 2011 made me want an iphone) Looked at the leaked iphone 6 photos and prefer the classic beauty of the Champagne iphone 5S, On July 9th I became an Applelite (Already having a ipod 4th gen & ipad2 ) I got a Verizon iphone 5S Champagne (Obviously) and Verizon Pink iphone 5C for my girlfriend. WOW! this is like going from black & white to HD color! I LOVE my iphone 5S and will happily bide my time with it until the iphone 7 comes out 09/2016. People can say "Apple Zombie" all they want, The iphone 5S is a beautiful and amazing device. Sorry R.I.P BlackBerry...The brand new day is now with my Apple iphone5S and more iphones to follow.
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    Default Re: From a Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9930 to a Verizon iphone 5S...WOW! is all i can say

    Well howdy! I remember you!

    Welcome to iMore and congrats on your iPhone 5s!
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    Default Re: From a Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9930 to a Verizon iphone 5S...WOW! is all i can say

    Welcome to iMore and Congrats on your new 5s.....ENJOY
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    Default Re: From a Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9930 to a Verizon iphone 5S...WOW! is all i can say

    Great decision bud! I am using iPhone 5 since last Year and what a fantastic device it is. Like you, I was a BB user(Curve, Torch) and back in Dec 2013, I gave it a shot to Z10 and dam, biggest mistake. Jumped back to iPhone 5 and couldn't be more happier!

    My wife has green iPhone 5c and she is pretty much pleased.

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    Default Re: From a Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9930 to a Verizon iphone 5S...WOW! is all i can say

    Hey girl how have you been? See you did like I just did and got an iphone...hope you are loving it like I am mine.
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    Default Re: From a Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9930 to a Verizon iphone 5S...WOW! is all i can say

    thanks agarwal.apar
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    Default Re: From a Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9930 to a Verizon iphone 5S...WOW! is all i can say

    From one former BlackBerry Bold 9930 user to another, Welcome to iMore! The 5S is an awesome device. Enjoy your stay at iMore.
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    Default Re: From a Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9930 to a Verizon iphone 5S...WOW! is all i can say

    Nice turn of events thanks for sharing and enjoy your new device
    iPhone 5s Gold 64GB

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    Default Re: From a Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9930 to a Verizon iphone 5S...WOW! is all i can say

    Thank you all so much for your comments and I am very happy to be part of imore forums.
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    Default Re: From a Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9930 to a Verizon iphone 5S...WOW! is all i can say

    Thank you so much fellow Champagne iphone 5S owner Why did you choose gold (champagne) ?
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    Default Re: From a Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9930 to a Verizon iphone 5S...WOW! is all i can say

    Quote Originally Posted by leftypepper716 View Post
    Hey girl how have you been? See you did like I just did and got an iphone...hope you are loving it like I am mine.
    TOTALLY loving mine. But if you remember. I've has an iPhone since 2009.

    BlackBerry finally took a direction I would not follow. I want native apps, not workarounds. I want a whole ecosystem. I want world class support. I want dependability.

    So I put my Q10 at the bottom of my bag and I use my iPhone as my daily driver.
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    Default Re: From a Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9930 to a Verizon iphone 5S...WOW! is all i can say

    Quote Originally Posted by leftypepper716 View Post
    Thank you so much fellow Champagne iphone 5S owner Why did you choose gold (champagne) ?
    I fell in love with the pictures. The Champagne is just very classy looking.
    Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy, and good with ketchup....
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    Default Re: From a Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9930 to a Verizon iphone 5S...WOW! is all i can say

    Welcome to iMore and enjoy your 5s.
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    Default Re: From a Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9930 to a Verizon iphone 5S...WOW! is all i can say

    Welcome to iMore! I believe you will thoroughly enjoy your 5s. We have a great "How To" section. What you can't find, just ask!
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    Default Re: From a Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9930 to a Verizon iphone 5S...WOW! is all i can say

    That's right qbnkelt forgot you had forethought and vision back then while I stubbornly held on to a BlackBerry. Also the champagne (gold) looks so classy in your hand, I've been just holding it and admiring it.


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    Default Re: From a Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9930 to a Verizon iphone 5S...WOW! is all i can say

    Welcome to iMore...
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    Default Re: From a Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9930 to a Verizon iphone 5S...WOW! is all i can say

    I'm sorry to bear Blackberry isn't cutting it for you anymore. But we are here with open arms. Welcome to iMore.


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    Default Re: From a Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9930 to a Verizon iphone 5S...WOW! is all i can say

    Quote Originally Posted by qbnkelt View Post
    I fell in love with the pictures. The Champagne is just very classy looking.
    Couldn't agree more. That phone is for pimps and people with swag..
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    Welcome to iMore! Enjoy the 5s, it won't let you down
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    Default Re: From a Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9930 to a Verizon iphone 5S...WOW! is all i can say

    Welcome to iMore. Enjoy that 5s of yours; it's a remarkable phone!
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    Quote Originally Posted by leftypepper716 View Post
    Thank you so much fellow Champagne iphone 5S owner Why did you choose gold (champagne) ?
    It's nice and also different from the usual phones you see
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    Quote Originally Posted by kataran View Post
    It's nice and also different from the usual phones you see
    I know! I like the HTC copperish goldish colour but I've got to say I'm not keen on the Samsung Galaxy 5. That one just didn't have it.

    Apple did it best. Of course. No other company beats Apple's sense of aesthetics.
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    Quote Originally Posted by qbnkelt View Post
    I know! I like the HTC copperish goldish colour but I've got to say I'm not keen on the Samsung Galaxy 5. That one just didn't have it.

    Apple did it best. Of course. No other company beats Apple's sense of aesthetics.
    I agree, Apple does Gold best!
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