Tech News and Opinions (by Paul Spain)

RIM launches Blackberry Storm2 internationally

, posted: 15-Oct-2009 23:52

Research in Motion (RIM) are in the process of launching their second generation touch-screen handsets - the Blackberry Storm 2. The new model includes Wifi and improved ease of use and will initially be available in the UK (via Vodafone) and the US (via Verizon). Availability elsewhere around the world is expected in the coming weeks.

The UK edition of the Storm2 is officially available from 26 October (pre-order available now), and features 2100mhz UMTS/HSPA and quad-band GSM. The US version being released by Verizon will be configured for the CDMA network rather than GSM.

The handset which is based on also features a 3.2 megapixel camera (with flash and video recording), a 3.25 inch colour display (480x320), Assisted-GPS, 2gb built in storage, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR and 3.5mm headphone jack. It can be expanded with MicroSD storage by up to 16gb.

Initial models available will be the Blackberry Storm2 9520 and Blackberry Storm2 9550.

Visit the Blackberry site for more.

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