Verizon has announced that the BlackBerry Storm2 will be available for purchase beginning October 28th in retail stores and on their web site. Their latest BlackBerry device will ship with the BlackBerry OS 5.0 which promises to offer hundreds of hardware and software improvements and enhancements, including the new SurePress “clickable” display technology and built-in WiFi.
- Smooth design and premium finish with sloped edges, chrome accents, glass lens and stainless steel backplate
- Large (3.25”), dazzling high-resolution 480 x 360 display at 184 ppi
- Capacitive touchscreen with integrated functions (Send, End, Menu, Escape) and new SurePress technology that makes clicking the display practically effortless
- 3G and global connectivity support for making phone calls in more than 220 countries and accessing data in more than 185 countries (with more than 80 destinations in 3G)
- Network Connectivity: EV-DO Revision A; UMTS/HSPA (2100 MHz); and quad-band EDGE/GPRS/GSM networks
- Supports Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g)
- 256 MB of Flash memory
- 2 GB of onboard media storage and a microSD™/SDHD memory card slot with a 16 GB card included
The Storm2 will cost $179.99 after a $100.00 mail-in-rebate with a new two year contract. A retail cost, for those who just want to purchase the phone outright, has not yet been released.
Source: Verizon Wireless News