The Verizon BlackBerry Storm was unveiled Oct. 8 in London.
For the enterprise IT manager tasked with managing the Verizon Wireless BlackBerry Storm mobile device, it’s the size, weight, battery life, display, browser, GPS, network support, e-mail integration and software management that matter.
4.4 by 2.4 by 0.55 inches (length by width by diameter)
5.46 oz. (battery included)
128MB RAM, 1GB eMMC, MicroSD located under battery door cover
15 days standby, 5.5 hours of talk time
(1,400 mAhr removable/rechargeable cryptographic lithium cell)
Touch-screen navigation, with ClickThrough for user selection
Display: high-resolution 480-by-360-pixel color display, Transmissive TFT LCD, supports over 65,000 colors
3.2-MP camera, flash, auto focus
On-screen keyboard-portrait SureType and Multitap, QWERTY landscape
Integrated speaker and microphone, hands-free headset-capable, Bluetooth headset-capable, integrated hands-free speakerphone
Stand-alone and Assisted GPS. Preloaded with BlackBerry Maps
Video format support: MPEG4 H.263, MPEG4 Part 2 Simple Profile, H.264 (encoding and decoding 30fps), WMV
Bluetooth v2.0; Mono/Stereo Headset, Handsfree, PBAP (Phone Book Access Profile) and Serial Port Profile Supported. Bluetooth Stereo Audio (A2DP/AVCRP), DUN.
Enables charging and high-speed data synchronization via USB “A” to micro-USB “B” cable
+5V DC/500 mA AC power adapter, with interchangeable, location-specific plugs
Network Support, E-Mail Integration and Desktop Software
Quad-band: 850/900/1,800/1,900MHz GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks
Single-band: 2,100MHz UMTS/HSPA networks
Dual-band: 800/1,900MHz CDMA/EVDO Rev A networks
Synchronizes calendar, address book, tasks and memos between your smart phone and desktop. Loads new applications and upgrades from your PC to the BlackBerry smart phone.
Supports multiple e-mail accounts on a single smart phone, including ISP e-mail (such as POP3, IMAP4-SSL supported), Microsoft Outlook Web Access, Microsoft Exchange, IBM Lotus Domino, Novell GroupWise
When used with BlackBerry Enterprise Solution, the BlackBerry Storm supports wireless synchronization with IBM Lotus Notes, Microsoft Outlook and Novell GroupWise. When used with BlackBerry Desktop Manager, the BlackBerry Storm supports desktop synchronization with ACT! 4.0.2/2000/6.0; ASCII Text File Importer/Exporter; Novell GroupWise 5.5/6.0; Lotus Notes 4.5/4.6/5.0/6.0/6.5; Lotus Organizer 5.0/6.0; Microsoft Outlook 97/98/2000/2002/2003 (XP); Microsoft Outlook Express; Microsoft Schedule +7.5; Microsoft Schedule + Default; and Netscape.