Research in Motion today launched the new BlackBerry Storm 2 on Vodafone in the UK.
Vodafone is the first official carrier of the BlackBerry Storm 2 (model 9520). The new Storm 2 includes a better touchscreen for faster and smoother typing. It also features Wi-Fi, more memory on board and better performance.
- Size - 112.5 mm x 62 mm x 13.9 mm
- Weight - 160 g / 5.65 oz
- Memory - 256 MB Flash memory, 2GB eMMC
- Battery - 1400 mAhr removable/rechargeable cryptographic Lithium cell
- Battery Life - CDMA: 11.2 days standby, 5.5 hours of talk time
GSM: 12.7 days standby, 5 hours of talk time
UMTS: 11.7 days standby, 6 hours of talk time
- Display - High-resolution 480 X 360 pixel color display 3.25" Transmissive TFT LCD
- Camera - 3.2 MP camera, flash, auto focus, image stabilization, 2X digital zoom
- GPS - Integrated GPS with A-GPS
- Wi-Fi - 802.11 b/g enabled
- Video format support - MPEG4 H.263, MPEG4 Part 2 Simple Profile, H.264, WMV
- Audio format support - MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WMA ProPlus
- Network - Quad-Band: 850/900/1800/1900MHz GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks
Single-Band: 2100 MHz UMTS/HSPA networks
Dual-Band: 800/1900 MHz CDMA/EVDO Rev A network
Vodafone is aiming to ship the Storm 2 out to UK customers on or shortly after October 26. The device is free on 24 month plans over Â£35 per month. If you are interested in purchasing the device you can pre-order right now.