BlackBerry Storm 9530

Announced:
Oct 8, 2008
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Nov 21, 2008

PhoneArena Rating:

6.0
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Display

Display size:

3.2 inches

Resolution:

360 x 480 pixels

Pixel density:

185 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

46.71 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

3.2 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Video recording:

Yes

Design

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 6.1 oz (174 g)

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Hardware & Performance

RAM:

0.1 GB

ROM:

192 MB

Internal storage:

1 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC

OS:

BlackBerry (4.7.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.0

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Location:

GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Other:

Computer sync

Cellular

UMTS:

2100 MHz

Data:

UMTS, HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

Battery

Capacity:

1400 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

5.50 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time:

15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (32 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 21, 2008

FCC ID value:

L6ARBW70CW link

This device is also known as BlackBerry Thunder

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Thick body (0.54 inches)
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM

Description

The Storm 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. This one is the CDMA/GSM hybrid that can operate both with Verizon Wireless and on GSM networks.

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