Both are good operating systems. Symbian may be a little more powerful, but, at least in the US, there are more phones with the Blackberry OS than Symbian. So you may be able to find more apps for a Blackberry than the Symbian phone. Especially since Blackberry has opened up its own app store with over 1000 applications in it at www.blackberry.com/appstore.
What about the Blackberry Torch 9800? Does everything you need. Plus, it has a key pad and touch screen. Best of both worlds in terms of usability! Check out Dell's deal right now.ANCHOR TEXT Free activation. I'm thinking about it.