BlackBerry Storm 9500 - user opinions and reviews

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Had a quick play on a vodafone UK one at work on Wednesday. It looks great I love the screen rotating and works for left handed :o)
i tried typing with both hands and it mostly kept up but the screen felt funny as it was "rocking" a bit. there's a competition to win on atm too.

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  • 2008-10-10 18:17
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The data is included. This phone is the real deal.

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  • 2008-10-10 16:58
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i wonder y they didnt include wi-fi

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  • 2008-10-10 16:44
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2008-10-10 06:46 from v0gj - click to readWith a blackberry you would probably have recieved the email in real time anyway. Thats kind of the point of the push email.

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  • 2008-10-10 14:21
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what happens when youre flying out of the country and you head for the airport business lounge and u want to check your email, isnt it more cheaper and faster to do wifi?

7.2 mbps will never be as fast as wifi

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  • 2008-10-10 06:46
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no wifi ---> no smart phone

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  • 2008-10-10 06:07
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> In reply to Anonymous @ from HHHH - click to readwifi is not an necessity, but it helps sell the phone

but you do need wifi for searching for pics of your momz LOL

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  • 2008-10-10 05:45
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2008-10-09 15:58 from pTW9 - click to readIt may have the HSDPA 7.2 and not Wi-Fi. But you will pay for connection through HSPDA and is not free. But Wi-Fi around Home, Office, and Shopping Mall is free. Think. Go take a look at Omnia, Iphone and New Nokia 5800 and say goodbye to Blackberry. Maybe Blackberry have better luck next time.

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  • 2008-10-10 02:24
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blackberry will soon launch wifi called blackberry Storm 9520

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  • 2008-10-09 21:24
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2008-10-09 16:32 from Mx@E - click to readI've been lucky enough to try a pre-release version of the Vodafone UK handset, and the typing is pretty solid. The key you're going for is lit blue when you touch it, and to key it, you just press it down. Quite instinctive. I was sceptical at first, but very impressed with the typing on it!

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  • 2008-10-09 17:53
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no wifi no way !!!

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  • 2008-10-09 16:32
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In all honesty, the only people who really demand wifi are the sort of people who spend time talking about phones on a forum like this. Hardly the mass market. Blackberrys more than make up for a lack of wifi with the added connectivity you have on their kit and Im guessing the browser experience will be pretty damn good, as it is on my old Curve, a phone I would never consider trading in for anything other than another Blackberry. Im really keen to see the touchscreen typing working as the QWERTY is kind of a neccessity on this type of device and Im yet to be convinced on the full touch. That will be the real decider for the current Blackberry users, who know that a good handset is about functionality not exaggerated specs and use their phone browser for more than playing on Facebook.

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  • 2008-10-09 16:32
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it nmight have no wifi but it has hsdpa 7.2, twice as fast as the iphones measly 3.2 and the camera is far better and the screen is amazing it's not a conventional touchscreen. it has small 'domes' that click in when you use it and it also has suretype, seen mostly on sony ericsson's these days but it's a handy tool. this is my next phone regardless.

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  • 2008-10-09 15:58
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> In reply to DanT @ 2008-10-08 23:26 from 0CYJ - click to readIt is a joke Blackgerry bring a phone with no Wi-Fi and try to compete with IPOHE, Omnia, New Nokia 5800. I never liked them and I guess this time too. Now you can do business push mail and so on with most of the phones anyway. Blackberry is phone in past.

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  • 2008-10-09 12:47
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Wat da hell??? hw can dis be a i phone or xperia competitor without Wifi.. so disspointing.. Blackberry hav put all nice features.. but they miss Wifi.. Im sure they will loose quit a lot of customers cz of that.. Wifi is a must des dayz specialy fr a smart phone like dis..

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  • 2008-10-09 09:31
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no wlan

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  • 2008-10-09 09:14
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Unfortunately no Wi-Fi... damn.. so close to be the perfect phone.

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  • 2008-10-09 06:47
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Well done Rim, I like the specs (dont worry the lack of wifi doesnt concern me at all) my 8310 has exceeded expectations and Im sure I will enjoy trialling the 9500 and hope to sell as many of these as I have your other Blackberrys which is my phone brand by choice!

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  • 2008-10-09 04:43
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> In reply to toi @ 2008-10-06 23:28 from kWPw - click to readWanna be? Really? Let's see. Can iPhone Copy/Paste? Nope. MMS? Nope. Real Push E-Mail? Nope. A workable keyboard? Nope. Better than 7 hour a day battery life? Nope. Expandable Memory? Nope.
The Storm has a Higher Resolution Screen than the iPhone. True Bluetooth Connectivity. Usable 3.5mm Headphone Jack on the first try. And traditional BlackBerry battery life and messaging experience. I would say innovator, not imitador.

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  • 2008-10-09 02:48
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2008-10-08 21:58 from nFaM - click to readI agree Blackberry seems to make great phones, but c'mon, no wi-fi is a strange/bad decision. 3G eats the battery faster (hmmm ... not 100% sure though) and is not available in locations where wi-fi is. Also, when travelling abroad wi-fi is much more convenient as roaming 3G plans are very very expensive.

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  • 2008-10-08 23:26
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