Colorware Now Offering "Parts Only" For The BlackBerry Curve 8900

Colorware Now Offering "Parts Only" For The BlackBerry Curve 8900
By Bla1ze on 18 Nov 2009 07:37 pm EST

ColorWare dropped us an email last night (sorry for getting this up so slow) letting us know about the availability of "Parts Only" ordering for the BlackBerry Curve 8900. This is a great service for those not wanting to have to send in their device to ColorWare and be without a BlackBerry until the order has been fufilled. Prices are still a little up there for some users, starting at $159 for the parts only option but for those who want true customization ColorWare is the way to go. Now the real question remains, when can we expect BlackBerry Storm2 and 9700 parts? ;)

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Colorware Now Offering "Parts Only" For The BlackBerry Curve 8900


"Now the real question remains, when can we expect BlackBerry Storm2 and 9700 parts?"

My question: Is the Tour 9630 no longer worthy of a mention as one of the Colorware-deserving BBs?

Sure is sweet looking but bloody expensive... something i could install myself for some custom colored plastic

"Parts" from another website for $35.99 and put on myself. I suggest to everyone however, not to order a midplate. Leave it black. If you order the midplate from another site, you'll have to switch over lots of intricate pieces. If you're not comfortable with that, don't do it. However, just changing the bezel from a non OEM manufacturer, You will have to transfer 2 "sticky" tabs from the top "lock" and "standby" keys. Easy to do, but know you'll have to do some minor surgery if you're going to partake in this option. Save yourselfs $130, and do it yourself(very easy, videos on youtube) or get it done "right". The choice is yours.

I order parts from
The parts are OEM quality and I have never have an issue with any of their products other than a color mismatch which they promptly corrected.
I think it was like $35.00 or so max.
These prices from Colorware are absolutely absurd.
If they were the ONLY ones who could offer this service, it would be different...But they are not, and they are too arrogant of a company to realize that.
They are just like RIM used to be...too focused on the corporate market (with their corporate branding, that's obviously their #1 money-maker).
If they even want to entertain the idea of hitting the consumer market, these need to be priced no more than $100 for a housing TOPS.
And I agree with smod22bmx also on the midplate. Don't even attempt that unless you seriously know electronics. I have fixed about 8 8900's so far where people have attempted to do that only to fail.

Colorware makes me angry. All of their colors come in high gloss. If I hate one thing in the consumer electronics world it is glossy finish. In my opinion the second you touch it, it looks like crap. Why does no one make matte finishes except for Lenovo with the Thinkpad.

Yea i found that site a few ago, and Its a dope look, a lil pricey but if you think about it, if you have a scratched up 8900, u can get a new and custom case... If your into phones u'll do it, but im bout to look up that other site, and see what they talkin bout, i know guys that can change the case for me, so if i bring one. ill be set..thanks guys..