Blackberry Storm 9530 Review

BlackBerry Storm, the first BlackBerry with touchscreen, in the United States gets the name BlackBerry 9530 Storm.

The BlackBerry Storm 9530 has been talked about for long time to come, but there is still no official release date. The same applies to the BlackBerry 8220 Pearl and 8210 Pearl, BlackBerry’s first clamshell models.

The BlackBerry Storm has slim and elegant black design. As with other mobile phones from RIM, the Storm with all the typical BlackBerry applications,  now with touch interface. The main feature of the BlackBerry Storm is the new click-through technology. This means that it has got touch screen to press.

BlackBerry Storm innovations
The touch screen is not the only innovation on the Storm. Other new features on the BlackBerry Storm are dual-mic noice cancelation, visual voicemail and “upside-down screen rotation.

BlackBerry Storm Video Review

BlackBerry Storm Specifications

* Format: 112,5 X62, 2×13, 95 mm
* Weight: 155 grams
* 3.25 inch capacitive touch screen
* High resolution 480 x 360 pixel color display
* 3.2 megapixel camera
* 3.5mm headphone jack
* BlackBerry OS 4.7
* Virtual QWERTY, Sure Type or multi-tap keyboard
* Standby battery: up to 15 hours
* Talk time: up to 5.5 hours
Blackberry Storm 9530 Features

Wireless e-mail




Camera (3.2 MP)

Video Recording

BlackBerry ® Maps

Media Player

Built-in GPS

Corporate data access



Size and weight

4.43 “/ 112.5mm (height)

2.45 “/ 62.2mm (Width)

0.55 “/ 13.95mm (Depth)

5.5 oz/155g (Weight)

Data Input / Navigation

Touch Screen Navigation, with CTR for user selection

On screen keyboard: portrait Sure Type ® and Multi-tap, QWERTY landscape

Voice Input / Output

3.5mm stereo headset is

Integrated earpiece / microphone

Built-in speakerphone

Mono / stereo headset, handsfree, phonebook access profile and serial port profile supported (Bluetooth ® technology)

Media Player

Video format support: MPEG4 H.263, MPEG4 Part 2 Simple Profile, H.264, WMV

Audio support: MP3, AAC, AAC, eAAC, WMA, WMA ProPlus


High resolution 480 x 360 pixel color screen

Transmissive TFT LCD

Font size (user selectable)

Light sensing screen


Polyphonic MIDI ringing tones

MP3 ringtones

Vibrate mode

LED indicator

Ca. Battery Life

15 days (standby time)

5.5 hours (talk time)


Expandable memory – support for microSD ™ card

1GB memory on board

128 MB Flash (flash memory)


RIM ® wireless modem

Getuid modem power

E-mail address Integrations

Works with BlackBerry ® Enterprise Server for Microsoft ® Exchange

Works with BlackBerry ® Enterprise Server for IBM ® Lotus ® Domino ®

Works with BlackBerry ® Enterprise Server for Novell ® GroupWise ®

Integration with an existing company e-mail account

Integration with existing personal e-mail

Integrates with optional new device account

Security Device

Password protection and screen lock


Support for Triple DES or AES encryption when integrated with the BlackBerry ® Enterprise Server

Optional support for S / MIME

Wireless network

UMTS / HSPA: 2100 MHz

North America: 850 MHz ® GSM / GPRS networks

North America: 1900MHz GSM / GPRS networks

Europe / Asia Pacific: 1800MHz GSM / GPRS networks

Europe / Asia Pacific: 900MHz GSM / GPRS networks

Dual-Band: 800/1900 MHz CDMA / EV-DO networks

3 thoughts on “Blackberry Storm 9530 Review”

  1. good phone lots of bugs in it though. i bought one off of and i’ve had it for a few weeks. think i’m going to upgrade pretty soon though.

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