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      10-31-2008, 06:36 PM   #1
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BlackBerry Storm, anyone buying?

**Update i got mine!!**

Storm comes with a 3.15 MP camera with a resolution of 2048 X 1536 pixels & having autofocus & video flash. The media player is also looking good with with DivX,XviD & 3gp support. However some of the specifications of the phone are still not known, the common features available in Storm 9500 are presented below.

Other Features include:
Built-in GPS
A-GPS function
BlackBerry maps
no WiFi, but Bluetooth, USB
HTML Browser
SMS, MMS, Email, Instant Messaging
DataViz document viewer/editor
Java
Media player MP3/WMA/AAC+
Video player MPEG4 H.263, MPEG4 Part 2 Simple Profile, H.264, WMV video (plus 3.5mm output)
Organizer
Calculator
Voice dial
Built-in handsfree
Voice memo
Standard battery, Li-Ion 1400 mAh
Announced: Sept, 08
Status: Coming Soon


based off the specs and hopefully price i'm thinking this might be my next phone anyone getting next month? i know my friend already said its a wanna be iphone but i wouldn't have to change providers. anyone like this phone?
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      10-31-2008, 06:37 PM   #2
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new blackberries are major the storm look awesome! i personally can't wait for my bold on tuesday! very excited!
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I'm going to get one.

I'll wait for a few months to see how people like it and possible issues being its a first generation.
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im getting it as soon as it comes out, also im going to insure it too...phones like these meet the ground very often
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might be time to go back to blackberry
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I'm going to get one.

I'll wait for a few months to see how people like it and possible issues being its a first generation.
true but if you make an insurance claim, as long as the old is gone, they will give you the new.

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im getting it as soon as it comes out, also im going to insure it too...phones like these meet the ground very often
looking at my current phone, i hope the storm is durable.


i'll have to pay more too my current plan 900min is $65 with tax, VZ blackberry plan is $119 with web email text, i guess its good i'm due a raise
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      10-31-2008, 07:55 PM   #7
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just read VZ' data plan disclamer

DATA PLANS AND FEATURES

Data Plans and Features (such as NationalAccess, BroadbandAccess, GlobalAccess, Push to Talk, and certain VZEmail services) may ONLY be used with wireless devices for the following purposes: (i) Internet browsing; (ii) email; and (iii) intranet access (including access to corporate intranets, email, and individual productivity applications like customer relationship management, sales force, and field service automation). The Data Plans and Features MAY NOT be used for any other purpose. Examples of prohibited uses include, without limitation, the following: (i) continuous uploading, downloading or streaming of audio or video programming or games; (ii) server devices or host computer applications, including, but not limited to, Web camera posts or broadcasts, automatic data feeds, automated machine-to-machine connections or peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing; or (iii) as a substitute or backup for private lines or dedicated data connections. This means, by way of example only, that checking email, surfing the Internet, downloading legally acquired songs, and/or visiting corporate intranets is permitted, but downloading movies using P2P file sharing services and/or redirecting television signals for viewing on laptops is prohibited. A person engaged in prohibited uses, continuously for one hour, could typically use 100 to 200 MBs, or, if engaged in prohibited uses for 10 hours a day, 7 days a week, could use more than 5 GBs in a month.
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      10-31-2008, 08:11 PM   #8
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Just waiting for it to come out.. been doing so for a while now -_-
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      11-12-2008, 02:17 PM   #9
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Pricing update $199.99




so with new every 2 i'd only have to pay $100

my concerns are
-will the fist batch be glitchy
-will the price drop a month later
-should i hold out for better
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But I dont like Verizon.
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iPhone FTFW!!!
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Hmmm Verizon huh, i might move back to Verizon. a lot of people dislike the service, but from my experience moving from Verizon to Cingular (now AT&T) I've been getting dropped calls like crazy (the least drop calls my ass). To think about it I only had a few drop calls with Verizon through my three years with them, and thats under long tunnels. With Cingular I get at least two drop calls a day (Literally). The BlackBerry storm may be my next phone however I am going to wait for all the first-release batch to clear so they can fix any existing error.
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What are the hardware differences between the Storm and Bold? Which one's better? Does one have something the other doesn't (and is it crucial enough to be a decision-maker)?
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What are the hardware differences between the Storm and Bold? Which one's better? Does one have something the other doesn't (and is it crucial enough to be a decision-maker)?
Many differences...
Among obvious -- touch screen vs. keys, bold has the WiFi...

Bold all the way...
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Data plans from Verizon are almost as expensive as the line price it self. Will be using my Verizon Motorola Q for now.
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Theres a bunch of us on this board that have been waiting for this for months.... but verizon keeps pushing back the release date... now its the 24th -_-


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Data plans from Verizon are almost as expensive as the line price it self. Will be using my Verizon Motorola Q for now.
for a family plan its like $99 for a decent amount of minutes, unlimited text, picture msg, etc.. The only thing extra that is required is the bb data plan which is like 20 a month.
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for a family plan its like $99 for a decent amount of minutes, unlimited text, picture msg, etc.. The only thing extra that is required is the bb data plan which is like 20 a month.
I have the Family Plan, 700Min, 3 Lines, $10 Text Messaging, Video Messaging, Audio Messagin ( Unlimited Verizon to Verizon and 500 To Other Companies) = $83. If the data plan was $10 I would had gotten it.
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I got a coupon from Verizon for 2 free months of usage, if i extend my plan with them. That sounds like a $250 deal
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I have the Family Plan, 700Min, 3 Lines, $10 Text Messaging, Video Messaging, Audio Messagin ( Unlimited Verizon to Verizon and 500 To Other Companies) = $83. If the data plan was $10 I would had gotten it.
Txting and other msg's are included in the family package, when did you sign up?
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