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Verizon Wireless and Vodafone Group have recently unveiled and launched the new BlackBerry Storm smartphone whose technology promises to wipe out its most fierce competitors. BlackBerry Storm sports an increadible bright display with touchscreen capabilities. Reading from the official press release: “We are proud to introduce the first touch-screen based BlackBerry smartphone together with Verizon Wireless and Vodafone,” said Mike Lazaridis, president and co-chief executive officer at RIM. “The BlackBerry Storm is a revolutionary touch-screen smartphone that meets both the communications and multimedia needs of customers and solves the longstanding problem associated with typing on traditional touch-screens. Consumers and business customers alike will appreciate this unique combination of a large and vibrant screen with a truly tactile touch interface.” Here is a list of its most thrilling features.

  • Bright display featuring 480×360 pixel, 3.25-inch diagonal TFT LCD display able to display over 65,000 colors.
  • TouchScreen that actually depresses ever so slightly when the screen is pressed. The user is able to feel the screen being pressed and released with a gentle “click”.
  • 3.2 megapixel camera with zoom, autofocus and flash.
  • Built-in GPS antenna (it also supports geotagging of photos).
  • 3G  connectivity. In the U.S., 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.
  • 1GB  memory storage.
  • Crad slot for external microSD/SDHD card slot (supports up to 16GB).
  • Full HTML high-performance browser, Preloaded DataViz(R) Documents to Go(R) allows users to edit Microsoft(R) Word, Excel and PowerPoint files directly on the handset.
  • Media player that can play movies smoothly in full screen mode, display pictures and slideshows quickly and manage an entire music collection.
  • A 3.5 mm stereo headset jack.
  • Ambient light sensor that automatically adjusts backlighting for ideal screen viewing and built-in accelerometer, allowing customers to view applications in either portrait or landscape mode by simply rotating the handset.

Source: www.marketwire.com




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2 Comments to “BlackBerry Storm smarthphone”

  1. Web Talk Says:

    Thanks for your review and for your experience. I am sorry about that. Sadly I have just the feeling that the more we go ahead the more companies just think about profits. Thinking about profits means that the material used to produce gadgets are just great at first glance but after a while they look crap! This has happened to me with Nokia phones. Nokia has been a great company for years but not now anymore. Their phone look great when you buy them but after a few week the paint start peeling off the case and so on…

  2. Paul D Says:

    Long excited wait. Got it first day delivered to home. Great I think. 3 hours later not too happy. No 8 gig memory card as first thought. Seems very clunky software sometimes slow to react. Thought to myself it give a chance so just kept playing with it to get used to it. Yep, I think. Getting used to this a bit. Battery life below expected though. Where did 5.5 hours talk time come from. I cant get a day before it needs chargings, still maybe just a faulty battery. But no theres more, disaster. The buttons at the bottom, Green, menu, back and red sit nearly flush with the screen but not quite, I think they are stuck on with sticky tabs. I put my phone back in the wallet but the green button catches and lifts up all the buttons. On looking I cannot believe how flimsy they are. 2 days they have lasted and now look like they will drop off. Come on Blackberry this isnt good enough for a business everyday phone. Poor battery flimsy keys what next will the sreen drop out????


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