Blackberry as PDA only

I'm considering buying a cheap Blackberry for use strictly as a PDA (without signing up with a carrier).

Would it be deemed practical?
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Mikal613Commented:
might as well get a pocket pc running windows mobile. At least you can have wifi,bluetooth read office files (pdf,doc,xls,ppt)
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WibblyWCommented:
Well, it should work as a PDA, so yes it would be practical. And if you have/get a mobile phone and your BB is unlocked you can always stick the SIM in it and use it as your phone too (depending on the model of BB).
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storoCommented:
You can get it to work like a blackberry because it uses Intellisync which you can set to connect to your contacts and calendar, but why get a blackberry for that much where you can get a good PDA for 100 dollars and see it in color?
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