BlackBerry Storm Officially Announced

Posted: Oct 8 2008, 12:59am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 10:54am CDT, in News | Mobile Phones


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Verizon Wireless and Vodafone Group announced today that the BlackBerry Storm will be available later this fall, exclusively to Verizon Wireless customers in the U.S. and Vodafone customers in Europe, India, Australia and New Zealand.
The leaking of information about the BlackBerry Storm finally has an end. The first touchscreen phone from RIM is now officially unveiled.
Most everything is already known about the BlackBerry Storm except the pricing.
Vodafone and Verizon still keep the pricing to themselves and will reveal it closer to the launch in November.
Features of the 3G Storm include "clickable" touch-screen supporting single-touch, multi-touch and gestures, screen resolution of the 3.25 inch is 480 x 360 resolution at 184 ppi, 3.2MP camera, 1 GB of onboard memory storage, microsd card slot, media player, 3.5mm headset jack, full HTML browser, and a removable and rechargeable 1400 mAhr battery that provides approximately six hours of talk time on 3G networks and 15 days of standby time.
Measurements of the Storm are 112.5x62.2x13.95mm and the weight is 55g.

The BlackBerry Storm 9530 gives Verizon Wireless customers 3G EV-DO Rev. A/CDMA technology – and (2100Mhz) UMTS/HSPA and quad-band EDGE/GPRS/GSM for global use.
The BlackBerry Storm 9500 from Vodafone supports (2100Mhz) UMTS/HSPA and quad-band EDGE/GPRS/GSM networks.
Via this RIM press-release.

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