Current Storm 2 model claimed to be "awesome"

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Current Storm 2 model claimed to be
A source providing RIM-related info, Salomondrin, apparently has us as one of its must reads of the day. After perusing our lukewarm preview of a preproduction unit of the BlackBerry Storm 2 9550, he responded by saying, "Yes, we all saw that great Phonearena review with the logo on the back, but the hardware and software were a little too old, so something seemed a little strange to say the least. Anyhow, we got a hold of a brand new Verizon Storm 2 and its awesome." First, we need to correct Salomondrin. We did a preview of the BlackBerry Storm 2 9550, not a review. In the beginning of our preview, we did note that the model we had was a preproduction unit and likely to change.
Current Storm 2 model claimed to be "awesome"
Today's picture of the 9550 with the Verizon logo on the back does show that Big Red  is indeed going to be offering the handset. But we all already knew that. As far as what the final version of the Storm 2 is like, we hope it will be "awesome" performing too, and we are looking forward to getting the finished product in our hands so we can publish a review.

RIM BlackBerry Storm 2 9550 Preliminary Specifications | Preview

source: Salomondrin.net



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18 Comments

1. digitalbusker

Posts: 2; Member since: Sep 01, 2009

go on, business sheep, get your BB... I think the rest of the herd is starting to move towards the S/T/D instead

2. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

the rest of the world has an STD? is it herpies from playing with business sheep? i must have been lucky, cuz my storm was frikkin awesome. i really wish this was comming to Tmo in 3g cuz its about the only thing thats gonna pull me off these android phones which totally rock.

5. sinfulta

Posts: 279; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

I think he's talking about the moto device that Verizon is getting. Shules/Tao/Droid... or whatever they care calling it this week. I'm pretty sure that's what he meant.

9. Quemical

Posts: 162; Member since: Jul 14, 2009

The herd is moving towards STDs?

3. pimpinmcd53

Posts: 11; Member since: Oct 01, 2009

yes and again phone arena your stupid PREreview was the worst thing anyone has heard because you guys wanted to be like everyone else and have a review but no one likes this site. salomondrin has had at least 5 storm 2s and you guys have two now like obviously you guys suck never talk bad on salomondrin cause he is more of a reviewer than you or your little quire guy you have doing all of your reviews and prereviews

7. deago78

Posts: 163; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Boy that was a super cute rant. Why are you on this site if you hate it so much?

8. pimpinmcd53

Posts: 11; Member since: Oct 01, 2009

hahaha oh jesus you wanna start wit me. i only go on this site to see how many more stupid posts phonearena is going to do and its gives me a nice laugh. yeah so you can just shut up.

13. Trobes05

Posts: 106; Member since: Aug 01, 2009

Looks like another e-thug is at it again

14. pimpinmcd53

Posts: 11; Member since: Oct 01, 2009

no just know alot more about this phone than anyone on here cause i have the pre production model that is nothing like phone arena said it was so yeah want to keep on going?

15. Trobes05

Posts: 106; Member since: Aug 01, 2009

ETHUGNESS YESSSS!!!!

17. pimpinmcd53

Posts: 11; Member since: Oct 01, 2009

Sorry Trobes05 but i am more succesful than you will be, richer than you can ever dream of, you could be validvictorian win the nobel prize and anything else you can think of but you still wont have as much knowledge skill and greatness that i have. I would crush you in anything so keep saying ETHUGNESS thinking youre cool when your actually not at all. K thanks.

4. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

well the storm 1 was awesome, i don't see why the storm 2 wouldn't be.

6. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Yes freezing up constantly, random reboots, bad touch screen, slow internet browser. It was awesome! I'm a bb fan, but the storm was horrible. There's no way I'd get the storm 2.

12. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

mine never freezes, never randomly reboots, i can type faster on the storm's screen than my voyager, the internet is not slow and i use opera 5.0. what made you hate the touch screen so much bro

16. bluehorseshoe

Posts: 17; Member since: Jun 08, 2009

The Storm was awesome? I run, test, and have used every BB out there and the Storm was one of the worst phone experiences ever. Even with the updated OS on it, the memory leaks continue to the point I can't use the device for business purposes. While the Storm 2 may be an improvement over the first attempt at a touch screen device for RIM (anything would be an improvement over the release time of Storm 1), I'll stay skeptical until proven otherwise. As for the raving review by the person mentioned in the article, it's an opinion. Everyone is entitled to them. And I do hope the Storm 2 is a good device. For now I'll stick to my Tour and soon to be Bold 2.

18. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

what os do you have on the storm buddy?

10. Quemical

Posts: 162; Member since: Jul 14, 2009

Way to be egotistical snobs to a experienced industry insider trying to give some credibility to your site! PA is surely run by children.

11. AZNphoneGeek

Posts: 200; Member since: May 15, 2009

yeah the MoTo STD.... can't wait. bwahahaha

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