T-Mobile targets BlackBerry users with new mailer for Apple iPhone 5s

T-Mobile has sent out promotional mailers aimed right at the heart of BlackBerry users.The mailer urges T-Mobile customers to make the switch to the Apple iPhone 5s. "Switch to iPhone 5s and get powerful communications and productivity apps — with the ease of use that Apple is known for," says the mailer. Of course, we couldn't disagree with 'Berry fans who claim to get no love from the nation's fourth largest carrier...
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33 Comments

1. KIANO

Posts: 91; Member since: Feb 13, 2011

Will the loyal fans of Blackberry take the iPhones? Don't worry there are great alternatives, the high-end Android devices if iPhones are not the ones. And Windows Phones are also a potential choice.

18. sgodsell

Posts: 7365; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

At least Blackberry 10 devices can run Android apps. But a lot of people don't realize that the new Blackberry OS is very capable and has one of the best html5 browsers on the market.

30. KIANO

Posts: 91; Member since: Feb 13, 2011

And also it has a great multi-tasks feature.

2. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

LOL...these guys will go to war against anyone. Your grandma is next...

3. X.E.R.O. unregistered

Poor BB.

32. verty

Posts: 132; Member since: May 07, 2012

Fake iPhone!!

4. Kishin

Posts: 706; Member since: May 30, 2013

IDK what to say. At least they still have ATT and VZW.

5. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

I suspect T-Mo has done some research and found that BB users are a vanishing breed. Time to move the few that remain onto something else. Anything else. Then T-Mo can bail completely on BB support. Think of the savings.

6. thealphageek1

Posts: 942; Member since: Feb 02, 2013

If T-Mobile offered me a phone COMPLETELY free, with a trade-in on my current BlackBerry handset, then MAYBE I would think about it.

15. thealphageek1

Posts: 942; Member since: Feb 02, 2013

Come to think of it, I wouldn't accept an iOS device from ANYONE over a BB10 device. BlackBerry devices are so much better than iOS devices.

21. eldyagustius

Posts: 182; Member since: Oct 30, 2013

how much did any BB fanboys received from blackberry to post such a nonsense comment?

22. thealphageek1

Posts: 942; Member since: Feb 02, 2013

And how much did you get payed by Apple to post the garbage you just posted? Step off, troll!

23. DigitalJedi_X2

Posts: 346; Member since: Jan 30, 2012

And how much did an iZombie such as yourself receive to make such a retarded comment?

33. verty

Posts: 132; Member since: May 07, 2012

These igoats never cease to amaze me!!!! Thoughtless comments.

29. PersianHobo

Posts: 73; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

Are you the president? Asking for a free phone is as stupid as expecting a free car or home

31. thealphageek1

Posts: 942; Member since: Feb 02, 2013

And who are you to question anything about me? Oh...NOBODY...thats what I thought....y

7. Hammerfest

Posts: 384; Member since: May 12, 2012

Ya... id take a BlackBerry over an iPhone anyday... heck, I still have my mothers old 8330 (somewhere)... damn thing is like a nokia, took a beating, has a crack in the casing and buttons are stiff, but it ALL STILL WORKS LIKE NEW! (get it, keys have always been stiff.... fine... leave me to my humor)

8. tenzin

Posts: 111; Member since: Dec 20, 2013

Yeah I had in my hands new iPhone but it really can't compete to BlackBerry 10 os. ios is so childish against BlackBerry 10 so who knows something about phones will not go for iPhone I am sure. I think that apple just pushing money to t mobile to change mind of their customers

9. eznuel

Posts: 15; Member since: Oct 08, 2013

All you post about BlackBerry are discriminating news and failures, always leaving out the pleasant ones. I wonder why you left out the new BBM features on android and iPhone. I think USA has more hypocrite than any country in the world. I expect you to be different from all bloggers out there, versatile, honest and a chronic - nonconformists when posting an article. Thank

10. eznuel

Posts: 15; Member since: Oct 08, 2013

All you post about BlackBerry are discriminating news and failures, always leaving out the pleasant ones. I wonder why you left out the new BBM features on android and iPhone. I think USA has more hypocrite than any country in the world. I expect you to be different from all bloggers out there, versatile, honest and a chronic - nonconformists when posting an article. Thank you

11. kennyblack_sd

Posts: 26; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

The only thing on phone arena concerning BlackBerry is always bad news. Why?!!!!!!!! There always several updates to lots of good apps and you never write something about them. I hate this site!!!!!!!

12. RandomUsername

Posts: 808; Member since: Oct 29, 2013

"Do more" Yeah, right...

13. thealphageek1

Posts: 942; Member since: Feb 02, 2013

Most of the people commenting here have a point. All phonearena does, ESPECIALLY Alan F, is post negative articles about BlackBerry. Why is that? Everyone who has spent more than 2 minutes with a BB10 handset knows it's a superior OS to iOS. It's more powerful and more feature rich, and has TRUE multitasking. NO WAY you can more done with a BB10 device than a iOS device. If you "authors" here at phonearena can't produce any endearing articles about BlackBerry, then perhaps you shouldn't produce any at all.

14. thealphageek1

Posts: 942; Member since: Feb 02, 2013

Correction: my post should read that "NO WAY you can get more done with an iOS device than you can a BB10 device." My bad.

19. eldyagustius

Posts: 182; Member since: Oct 30, 2013

all I wanna do after I read your post is laughing. true multitasking? what for? is there much useful apps at the time before it can install any Android apps? what feature could Blackberry offer? BBM? Social Hub? I think even the blackberry implements the 64-bit processor is useless because lack of apps. You should be grateful for the Android apps compatibility. If you talk about features, compare it to Android. BB is no more than a overpriced smart-feature phone

24. thealphageek1

Posts: 942; Member since: Feb 02, 2013

And all I wanna do is laugh after you posted this piece of crap! Have you ever used a BB10 device? Probably not! You're just some troll that doesn't know his ass from his elbows! BB10 has true multitasking, unlike iOS, which is a feature phone OS with access to lots of apps.

25. thealphageek1

Posts: 942; Member since: Feb 02, 2013

The iPhone can't multi-task, making all those apps a pain in the ass to use because you have to constantly close one just to use another! BB10 devices are light years ahead of iPhone in features and functionality. The iPhone doesn't even have a file manager! I know feature phones with file managers! That makes the iPhone less functional than a feature phone! And don't get me started on pricing! The iPhone is THE MOST overpriced phone on the market! Begone, troll! Come back when you have some facts!

16. mariosraptor

Posts: 178; Member since: Mar 15, 2012

Great. If your a monkey you can get an iphone. Free a banana. Blackberry is years ahead of any ios device. If you want work to be done, then you get a BlackBerry device, if you want a handheld game console, you get an iphone.

20. eldyagustius

Posts: 182; Member since: Oct 30, 2013

what kind of work? what blackberry can do for your productivity?

26. thealphageek1

Posts: 942; Member since: Feb 02, 2013

What can the iPhone do for your productivity?
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