The BlackBerry 7100t costs $299, although T-Mobile USA Inc. offers a rebate on the device that reduces the price to $199. T-Mobile offers plans priced between $40 per month for unlimited e-mail and no included voice minutes to $90 per month for 1,500 voice minutes. The Treo 650 sells for $599, but Sprint Corp. is offering discounts on the device that reduce the price to $419. Wireless data service for the Treo 650 costs $15 per month on top of one of Sprints voice plans.Next page: Productivity apps.
Cingular Wireless, which provided the MPx220 we tested, charges $299 for the handset with a voice contract. Unlimited data service for the device, which Cingular sells under the name Media Works, costs $20 per month in addition to the cost for the voice plan.