UPDATED:BlackBerry Storm 2 9550 to launch September 15th on Telus?

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UPDATED:BlackBerry Storm 2 9550 to launch September 15th on Telus?
It is getting very exciting now. BlackBerry OS had a tipster tell them that the BlackBerry Storm 2 9550 is expected to launch on Telus in less than 1 month. The report says that the Wi-Fi enabled device, featuring an improved version of the SurePress typing system, will be released on September 15th. This will mean that it will have been less than one year between the initial release of the first Storm last November, and the possible release of the sequel unit. Early video has revealed major improvements in the typing system and general responsiveness of the handset. No word yet on pricing, or whether any carrier will give current Storm owners a price break on upgrading to the new model.

RIM BlackBerry Storm 2 9550 Preliminary Specifications

source: BlackBerryOS

*UPDATE*
A Telus commercial hints at something important coming September 15th. Better check the weather maps for a Storm 2 around that time.


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5 Comments

1. cj100570

Posts: 204; Member since: May 12, 2009

I doubt it will be released so soon. The 5.0 OS is a giant step above the 4.7 OS on the current Storm but it's not close to being ready for the big show and RIM isn't eager to garner any bad press for the new Storm as they did with the original.

2. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

what i love about this, is that they question the storm 2 comming out so soon. what they fail to remember is that the iphone has released 3 versions since its release of JUNE 2007. so 3 phones in 2 years, seems pretty fast, especially since they dont really improve THAT MUCH over the previous version. The only thing i want to know about the storm2 (i have the original and love it though im running a hybrid OS :) ), is will it cover the 1700mhz 3g spectrum (ala Tmobile). and btw, phone arena WHY THE HELL would they give people a price break? Apple doesnt, even though they release a new iphone every 9ish months it seems. (3 phones, 2 years, do math). As far as I can recall, NOONE gives a pricebreak for previous customers buying new devices.. and no, upgrade discounts from your provider dont count. Apple give you a pricebreak on your new macbook because you had an older one? Dell give you 50% off your new PC for returning customers? Ugh.

3. jherz6

Posts: 217; Member since: May 23, 2008

Lets not count our chickens before there hatched. Storm one had its release date changed a few times so lets be patient.

4. matistight

Posts: 976; Member since: May 13, 2009

Am i the only one who thinks this has nothing to do for a storm what so ever? Probably an iPhone : P

5. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

how often were you dropped on the head as a child? just curious :)

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