Blackberry Storm 9530 is a touchscreen smartphone from RIM. Blackberry Storm 9530 features global roaming supporting quad-band GSM with EDGE, and UMTS with HSDPA as well as EVDO Rev. A. BlackBerry Storm 9500 supports quad-band GSM with EDGE, and UMTS with HSDPA. Blackberry Storm 9530 and Storm 9500 comes with an impressive 3.2 megapixels camera, built-in GPS navigation with BlackBerry maps, enhanced media player, wireless email, corporate data access, and so on. Like is customary with BlackBerry Phones, Storm 9530 comes with extensive messaging and connectivity features. A newer Blackberry Storm, known as Blackberry Storm 2 is now available worldwide.
Blackberry Storm 9530 has a 3.25 inch 360 x 480 pixels TFT scratch-resistant touchscreen. Blackberry Storm 9530 features a SurePress capacitive touchscreen eliminating the need for a trackball. Unlike other Blackberry phones like Blackberry Tour 9630 and Blackberry Curve 8900 that feature a 35 key QWERTY keyboard and a trackball, Blackberry Storm 9530 has no physical keyboard or trackball but instead features an on screen keyboard. The onscreen keyboard is full QWERTY when in portrait view.
Blackberry Storm has SurePress touch screen, which make navigation easy. The touch screen offers feedback reducing typing errors. Display can display over 65,000 colours, offering bright pictures and videos.
Like Blackberry Curve 8900, Blackberry Storm 9530 has a built-in 3.2 megapixels camera with video capability. The camera offers features like Auto focus, 2X digital zoom, and auto flash.
Blackberry Storm 9530 is a world phone supporting global 3G roaming. BlackBerry Storm 9530 supports dual-band (800/1900MHz) CDMA/EVDO Rev A networks as well as 2100MHz UMTS/HSDPA networks. BlackBerry Storm also supports quad-band (850/900/1800/1900MHz) GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks. However, Blackberry Storm just like the Blackberry Tour 9630 does not support Wi-Fi, which will be missed by some people. But, Blackberry Storm 2 comes with Wi-Fi capability.
Like most Blackberry devices, Blackberry Storm 9530 supports extensive business connectivity boasting of:
- corporate data access
- SMS/MMS messaging
- Bluetooth 2.0
- wireless email
- extensive email support
- USB 2.0
- Social networking
- Instant messaging
Blackberry Storm offers great mobile entertainment and is perfect for your music and video. A 1 GB onboard memory and a 128MB flash memory is provided for your storage. Memory can be extended to up to 32GB via MicroSD memory. BlackBerry Storm 9530 has built-in Media player supporting audio formats like AAC, AAC+, mp3, eAAC+, WMA, WMA ProPlus; and MPEG4, WMV, and H.263 video formats. You can download games, music, videos, and other contents; however, it may require buying a MicroSD datacard for your Blackberry Storm, if you want to make better use of some of these features like video recording.
Buy Memory card for your Blackberry Storm 9530.
GPS navigation is also supported with A-GPS and Blackberry maps. Get turn-by-turn direction to specified addresses or points of interest.
Other features of Blackberry Storm 9530:
- 3.5mm audio support
- video streaming
- Document reader (Word, PowerPoint)
- 15 days standby time
- 6 hours minutes talk time
Blackberry Storm is currently available in the United States, Nigeria, Canada, Australia, UK, India, South Africa, and so on. Verizon is the carrier in the US, Vodafone is the carrier in UK, Europe, Australia, and India, and Bell and TELUS carry BlackBerry Storm in Canada. Blackberry Storm is available in networks in Nigeria.