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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Phoenix, AZ
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    BlackBerry Z10
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    10.0.9.2743
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    Verizon
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    Do you have a REAL Blackberry?


    Image courtesy of BerryReview.com

    Bought your Blackberry online? Perhaps from E-bay? Are you sure you have a Blackberry that came from RIM? If you bought it off line you may want to find out. Even though I'm sure none of these 'knock off berries' have made their way to the United States but you never know.

    According to BerryReview Blackberries are being assembled in Vietnam. A VietnamNET reported followed a technician who assembled a Blackberry 8320 with only $110.00 in parts. They look authentic except for a few minor case flaws. According to VietnamNET
    , they say Blackberries are becoming more and more popular in Vietnam. Many, if not all, look past the functions/capabilities of a Blackberry and look more at the "who uses a Blackberry" aspect. Since known stars such as Paris Hilton and our very own President sports a Blackberry, apparently everyone in Vietnam now wants a Blackberry. They sell these 'fake' Blackberries for about $180.00 - $225.00. So as I said, if you buy a Blackberry off e-bay, you may want to check to make sure its a 'legit' Blackberry.




  2. #2
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    Apr 2009
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    SoCal
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    304C7468
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    Storm
    OS
    5.0 Hybrid
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    Wirelessly posted

    I would hate to find out that I have a fake berry. Good thing I bought my berry from Verizon.

  3. #3
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    Mine is definitely a fake. It came without BT support. Be careful :banghead:



  4. #4
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    Apr 2009
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    Ohio
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    Moto Droid/HTC Eris
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    If mine isnt real, oh boy someone is gettin hurt :lmao:

  5. #5
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    Apr 2009
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    VZW Droid
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    Alright, I am calling Verizon....or does anyone know of a storm inspection station?



  6. #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by olta777 View Post
    Alright, I am calling Verizon....or does anyone know of a storm inspection station?
    If you have had to exchange your Storm for any reason then you have a legit BlackBerry Storm...

  7. #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by bbcrackman View Post
    If you have had to exchange your Storm for any reason then you have a legit BlackBerry Storm...
    Or the other way around

  8. #8
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    Saturn
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    which one?
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    9900/PlayBook
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    good question
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    mine seems to be real, say made in.....vietnam?????? j/k

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