Verizon announces the BlackBerry Storm2 for October 28
Today, Verizon has finally announced the release date and price of its BlackBerry Storm2 – ten days after Vodafone went official with its own version of the new Storm.
So, Verizon customers will be able to buy the Storm2 starting October 28 – the same date when Verizon and Motorola are hosting their Droid event.
With a 2-yr contract agreement and after a $100mail-in rebate, the BlackBerry Storm2 will cost $179.99 (it requires “a voice plan with an Email and Web feature or an Email and Web for BlackBerry plan”).
The specs and features of Verizon’s BlackBerry Storm2 include:
- EV-DO Rev A connectivity
- Quad-band EDGE/GPRS/GSM and UMTS/HSPA (2100 MHz) connectivity
- 3.25 inch touchscreen display with 480 x 360 pixels and new SurePress technology
- BlackBerry OS 5.0
- BlackBerry App World
- Bluetooth 2.1
- 3.5mm headset jack
- 3.2MP autofocus camera with Image Stabilization, flash and video recording
- 2GB of on-board memory
- 16GB MicroSDHC card included
As of today, BlackBerry OS 5.0 is also available for the first generation BlackBerry Storm.
Via Press release