BlackBerry Storm

AKA: BlackBerry 9500, BlackBerry Thunder (GSM)

Available at: Bell, SaskTel, Telus

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Specs summary

Screen
No

The BlackBerry Storm's screen resolution is 480 x 360 pixels.

Processor
624MHz

There is a Intel XScale 624 MHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the BlackBerry operating system (OS).

Camera
3+ MP
You can take photos with the phone's onboard 3+ megapixel camera. There's no secondary front camera.
Storage
1024 MB

Internal memory is 1 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 16 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
Unknown

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery. BlackBerry's performance ratings are: 15 days standby time, 300 minutes talk time.

Full Specs

Overview
Regions available Asia, Europe, Australia, South America, Africa
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA
variations
SIM Card Yes
World Phone Yes
Operating System BlackBerry

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Processor Intel XScale 624 MHz
Internal Flash Memory
1 GB
RAM 128 MB
ROM Unknown
GPS Yes
Digital compass Unknown
FlightMode Unknown
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Unknown
SAR Unknown
Languages English, French, Spanish
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included Car Charger, Data Cable, Standard Battery
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging Unknown
Video Playback Time Unknown
Wi-Fi Surfing Time Unknown
3G Surfing Time Unknown
4G Surfing Time Unknown
Talk Time Up to:
300 minutes (2G)
Standby Time Up to: 15 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Unknown
Colors Black with chrome accents
Dimensions [H x W x D] 11.2 x 6.2 x 1.4 cm
(4.4 x 2.4 x 0.6 in)
Weight 155 grams
(5.5 ounces)
Rugged Design No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 65k
Resolution 480 x 360 pixels
Pixel Density Unknown
Size Unknown
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors
Graphics Yes
Themes Unknown
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Unknown
Screen Orientation Lock Unknown
Multi Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features No
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Unknown
Home Key Unknown
Mute Key Unknown
Input Type QWERTY
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry SureType
Physical Keyboard Unknown
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer Yes
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad / Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls Unknown
Call Management
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Unknown
Contact Groups Unknown
Auto Answer Yes
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type WAP 2.0, HTML
Browser Unknown
Javascript Unknown
Flash Unknown
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Domino, Blackberry Connect
Additional Email Features No
Messaging Services SMS, EMS, MMS, IM (AIM, Yahoo, Windows Live)
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles
WiFi No
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 16 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out No
DLNA Support Unknown
NFC Unknown
UMA Support Unknown
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Unknown
PictBridge Unknown
Camera
Front Camera  
Built-In Unknown
Resolution
Zoom Unknown
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Capture / Recording Unknown
Video Recording Parameters
Rear Camera  
Built-In Yes
Resolution 3+ megapixels
Zoom 2x digital
Flash Yes
Additional Rear Camera Info Auto focus
Video Capture / Recording No
Video Recording Formats No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, WMA Pro, WMA
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Mobile TV Unknown
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack Yes
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Unknown
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock Unknown
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch No
Timer Unknown
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Unknown
Weather Unknown
Stocks Unknown
Maps Unknown
Notepad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps No
Included Software / Apps No
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