BlackBerry Storm 9530

Announced:
Oct 08, 2008
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Nov 21, 2008

PhoneArena Rating:

6.0
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BlackBerry Storm 9530

Announced: Oct 08, 2008
Market status: Released
Release date: Nov 21, 2008

PhoneArena Rating:

6.0
Read Full Review
  • Display 3.2" 360 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 3.2 MP
  • Storage 1 GB
  • Battery 1400 mAh
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

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

Flash:

Yes

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 oz (172 g)

Hardware & Performance

RAM:

0.1 GB

ROM:

192 MB

Internal storage:

1 GB

OS:

BlackBerry (4.7.x)

Battery

Capacity:

1400 mAh

Talk time:

5.50 hours
the average is 22 h (1323 min)

Stand-by time:

15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)

Cellular

UMTS:

2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

Data:

UMTS, HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

2.0

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

Hearing aid compatibility:

M3

Other features:

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

Multimedia

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

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
  • 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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