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BlackBerry Storm2 9520 Remove phone

Posted: 14 Jul 2009
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSBlackBerry (5.0.x)Android (4.1.2, 4.0, 2.3.6, 2.3.5) 
Dimensions4.43 x 2.45 x 0.55 inches (112.5 x 62.2 x 13.9 mm)5.15 x 2.71 x 0.35 inches (130.7 x 68.9 x 8.99 mm ) 
Weight5.64 oz (160 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Body material Kevlar 
Display
Physical size3.2 inches4.3 inches 
Resolution360 x 480 pixels540 x 960 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 ppi256 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.

TFTSuper AMOLED 
Screen-to-body ratio46.71 %56.61 % 
Colors65 536  
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass) 
Camera
Camera3.2 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

 F2.4 
FeaturesDigital zoom, Autofocus, Digital image stabilizationAutofocus, Digital image stabilization 
CamcorderYes1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
Features Video calling 
Front-facing camera 1.3 megapixels 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

 TI OMAP4430 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

 Dual core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processor PowerVR SGX540 @ 304 MHz 
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.

256 MB ROM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage2.048 GB16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time6.00 hours
the average is 12 h (702 min)
21.50 hours
the average is 12 h (702 min)
 
Stand-by time11.7 days (280 hours)
the average is 20 days (485 h)
15.8 days (379 hours)
the average is 20 days (485 h)
 
Capacity1400 mAh3300 mAh 
Not user replaceable Yes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
BrowserHTML Browser  
Built-in online services support YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
CDMA

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

 800, 1900 MHz 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE 700 (band 13) MHz 
DataEDGE, UMTS, HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPALTE, HSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A 
Micro SIM Yes 
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.

A-GPSA-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.14.0, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
HDMI Micro HDMI (Type D), 1.4 
OtherComputer syncDLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (32 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced15 Oct 200909 Jan 2012 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 650 

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