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 %

Colors:

65 536

Touchscreen:

Capacitive

Features:

Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

3.2 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Flash:

Yes

Software Features:

Video recording:

Yes

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

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 oz (172 g)

Keys:

Left: Other; Right: Volume control, Camera shutter

Hardware & Performance

RAM:

0.1 GB

ROM:

192 MB

Internal storage:

1 GB

Storage expansion:

Slot Type:

microSD, microSDHC

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

BlackBerry (4.7.x)

Battery

Capacity:

1400 mAh

Type:

User replaceable, Li - Ion

Talk time:

5.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)

Stand-by time:

15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 21 days (503 h)

Internet browsing

Browser:

HTML Browser

Cellular

UMTS:

2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

Data:

UMTS, HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

2G Data:

EDGE, EV-DO Rev.A

Global Roaming:

Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

2.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Headset (HSP), Handsfree (HFP), Dial-up networking (DUN), Serial Port (SPP), Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS

Other:

Computer sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Notifications:

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

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Notes, Calculator, Document viewer, Alarm, To-Do, Calendar

Messaging:

SMS, Predictive text input, MMS

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Domino

Instant Messaging:

Yes

Games:

Yes

Hearing aid compatibility:

M3

Other features:

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

Multimedia

Music player:

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 21, 2008

FCC ID value:

L6ARBW70CW link

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 08, 2008
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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
  • Low pixel density screen (185 ppi)

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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