Unlocked BlackBerry Motion is now available in the US (compatible with T-Mobile and AT&T)

Priced at $449.99, the BlackBerry Motion launches in the US as the very first water-resistant BlackBerry-branded phone...
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89 Comments

1. Venom

Posts: 2688; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

I found the Motion to be disappointing compared to the DTEK and even the KeyONE, which was a decent phone. I wish blackberry would realize that carriers besides AT&T and T-Mobile exist.

4. TrumpsRuinedAmerica

Posts: 114; Member since: Dec 31, 2017

They do. Maybe you should realize America isn’t the end all be all. Most global networks are GSM, it would be a waste for them to develop CDMA into their chips for Sprint and Verizon when they are a small network (globally) that need to be specifically designed for.

5. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3040; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Don't waste your time with him. He's using his tenth account right about now and he's always on his "universally unlocked" toy horse. He's also been informed on numerous occasions that CDMA has been slated for sunset next year.

15. Venom

Posts: 2688; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

I never said America was the end all be all. However, being that I am American, I will refer to the American networks. Plain and simple. I don't see why you would want to eliminate a significant market just because CDMA is still around.

16. makatijules

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

BlackBerry sells better on ATT due to them being the business get it, for those who travel and need GSM.

26. Venom

Posts: 2688; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

Funny thing is that whenever I picture BlackBerry in the past back before smartphones became what they are today, I picture Verizon as their go to carrier.

31. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3040; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Maybe in your region Verizon is a strong carrier. AT&T and T-Mobile had the best rates for BIS and didn't cripple their devices. The Bold 9000 wasn't even available with Verizon and it was the cat's meow back in the day.

33. meanestgenius

Posts: 21019; Member since: May 28, 2014

All true, Crispin.

37. Venom

Posts: 2688; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

We are talking about the BlackBerry days, yes? I don't remember T-Mobile having that many blackberry choices back in the day.

43. meanestgenius

Posts: 21019; Member since: May 28, 2014

T-Mobile had plenty of BlackBerry choices back in the day.

2. GreenMan

Posts: 2669; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

Ah! Made for real life, eh? Does it means the other smartphones are made for... Fantasies? [Glances at the S6 in hand for a moment] Is this phone real? Or am I daydreaming? Wait... Duh, I get it! We are living in 'The Matrix' and this phone is for the 'real world'. The world beyond. Oh well, G'Day!

3. GreenMan

Posts: 2669; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

"Wherever the day takes you, have a smartphone made to keep up." The Blackberry™ Motion is so productive™ that you can play scrabble on the bottom bezel if you're feeling bored. Not the brainy type? How about ping-pong? ['Immature hour is over', Green] I ought to listen to my conscience, eh? Alrighty then! G'Day!

8. jellmoo

Posts: 2523; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

Do you place a high value on super long battery life, top of the line security and water and dust resistance? If yes, this is a good device for you. If these tings aren't that important to you, save some money and get the G5 Plus. Simple as that.

11. meanestgenius

Posts: 21019; Member since: May 28, 2014

If you want incredible battery life with stellar software and support on one of the most secure smartphones out there, the BlackBerry Motion is for you, especially if you prefer such things in am all-touch form factor. If none of these things are what you're looking for, there are a bunch of other handsets out there, of which I'm sure one will pique your interest.

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