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”).

BlackBerry Storm2 Verizon official

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
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS
  • BlackBerry Browser (enhanced with faster JavaScript and CSS processing and support for Gears and BlackBerry Widgets)
  • 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

Author: Ilinca Nita

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