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BlackBerry Storm 9500

Announced
Oct 8, 2008
Market status
Released
Release date
Nov 14, 2008

Pros

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Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Low pixel density screen (185 ppi)
  • Too little RAM memory (128 MB RAM)
  • Low-resolution camera (3.2 megapixels)
  • Lacks a proximity sensor that turns the display оff during a phone call
  • No front-facing camera

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Description

The Storm 9500 is the BlackBerry with touch sensitive screen, targeted as a rival to the iPhone. It features 3.2” display, 3.2MP camera, full HTML browser, on-screen SureType keyboard and all is 0.5” in thickness.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • BlackBerry (4.7.x)
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.43 x 2.45 x 0.54 inches (112.5 x 62.2 x 13.9 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 5.47 oz (155 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 3.2 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 360 x 480 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 185 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • TFT
  • Colors:
    • 65 536
  • Touchscreen:
      • Yes
  • Features:
    • Light sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 3.2 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Autofocus
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

Hardware

  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 128 MB RAM / 192 MB ROM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 1 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 5.50 hours
      the average is 12 h (736 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 15.0 days (360 hours)
      the average is 21 days (505 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1400 mAh

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • HTML Browser

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
  • Other:
    • Computer sync
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Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (32 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 08 Oct 2008

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