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Verizon Lowers the Contract Price of the BlackBerry Storm to $99
      #33698 - 07/19/09 03:13 PM

Verizon Wireless has dropped the price on the BlackBerry Storm (9530) to $99.99 with a 2-year contract and discount. The touch-screen BlackBerry smartphone features Verizon's EV-DO Rev. A with Overseas GSM SIM card, a 3.2 megapixel camera, Bluetooth, GPS and microSD card slot.

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* Network Support: Dual?band 800/1900 MHz CDMA/EV?DO Rev. A networks; Quad?Band: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks Single?Band: 2100 MHz UMTS/HSPA networks
* SIM Card: pre?installed in BlackBerry Storm
* Memory: 128MB Flash Memory, 192MB RAM, 1GB On?board memory
* BlackBerry 4.7 Desktop Software Integrated Email, Phone, SMS, Browser, Calendar, Address Book, and additional organizer applications
* BlackBerry Internet Solution (BIS) ? integrate up to 10 personal email accounts
* BlackBerry Enterprise Solution (BES) ? works to provide functionality such as single mailbox integration, remote address book look?up and more
* SurePress touch screen with portrait and landscape views
* Display: High resolution (480x360 pixel), 3.25" color, TFT LCD. Supports over 65k colors
* microSD memory card support: 8GB SanDisk card installed (device supports up to 16GB)
* On?Screen/virtual keyboard ? portrait SureType and multi?tap; QWERTY landscape.
* 3.2 Megapixel Camera w/Flash, auto?focus and Video Capture
* Integrated speaker and microphone, Hands?free headset capable (3.5mm 4 Pole)
* Media Player ? videos, music, games and more...

* Bluetooth (v2.0) including A2DP for Stereo sound
* Ring Tones: Polyphonic + vibrate
* Text, Picture, Video and Instant Messaging
* VZ Navigatorsm for spoken turn?by?turn directions
* Visual Voice Mail compatible
* Mobile Broadband Connect capable (Windows only)
* Instant Messaging applications for BlackBerry
* V CAST Music with Rhapsody (Subscription, Wireless & PC downloads)
* Password protection and Keyboard lock
* Total Equipment Coverage is Available


* Dimensions: 4.43" (H) x 2.45" (W) x 0.55" (D)
* Weight: Approximately 5.47 oz. including battery
* Standard Lithium Cell (1400 mAh)
* Usage: Up to 330 minutes of talk time OR
* Standby: Up to 360 hours
* SAR Information: 0.50 W/kg at ear; 0.57 W/kg on body
* Hearing Aid Compatibility = M3

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Re: Verizon Lowers the Contract Price of the BlackBerry Storm to $99 [Re: Tong Zhang]
      #33701 - 07/20/09 02:26 AM

Have they reduced the monthly cost of the data plan too?

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Re: Verizon Lowers the Contract Price of the BlackBerry Storm to $99 [Re: ellis037]
      #33702 - 07/20/09 03:17 AM


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