RIM BlackBerry Storm

BlackBerry's first touchscreen smartphone, the Storm used RIM's proprietary SurePress touch technology over a 3.25-inch display, which gave the impression of pressing a button when pressing on the screen.

  • Status: Discontinued
  • Availability date: Nov. 21, 2008
  • Price at launch: $199.99

What You Need To Know

  • The Storm was Verizon's answer to the iPhone
  • It was BlackBerry's first touchscreen smartphone
  • The SurePress screen was clickable — it was designed to make typing easier

Basic Specs

Thickness 0.55 inches
Weight 0.01 pounds
Form factor Slab
Screen size (diagonal) 3.25 inches
Carriers Verizon Wireless, Other
Operating system BlackBerry OS

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Tech Specs

Also Known As...
Alias 9530
Hardware
Height 4.43 inches
Width 2.45 inches
Thickness 0.55 inches
Weight 0.01 pounds
Form factor Slab
Color Black
Loudspeaker Mono
Noise cancellation Hardware (multi-mic)
Display
Screen size (diagonal) 3.25 inches
Technology LCD
Pixel arrangement RGB
Resolution (Y) 480 px
Resolution (X) 360 px
PPI 185
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Connectivity
Carriers Verizon Wireless, Other
Other carriers Vodafone
CDMA Yes
CDMA frequencies supported 1900, 800 / 850
GSM Yes
GSM frequencies supported 1900, 1800, 900, 850
UMTS / HSPA Yes
UMTS frequencies supported 2100
Wi-Fi No
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
Tethering / mobile hotspot Yes
Processor
Brand / family ARM 11
Storage
Internal size 128 GB
External Yes
Max external size 16 GB
External type microSD
Rear Camera
Resolution 3.2 megapixels
Flash LED
Focus type Autofocus
Video resolution Custom
Software
Operating system BlackBerry OS
Notable apps BBM
Interface
Video out No
Headphone jack 3.5mm
Other ports Micro USB
Sensors
Sensors Proximity, Accelerometer
Battery
Capacity 1400 mAh
Removable Yes
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