By November 19, 2008

Phones4u only retailer to sell Blackberry Storm

blackberry-9500-storm-live-hands-on-300x225 Phones4u only UK retailer to sell the BB StormPhones 4u will be the only retailer to sell the BlackBerry Storm in the UK. The “Best Retailer” in UK will make the phone available to its consumers in 450 stores, this November. The official specifications of the phone state that the phone will feature a 3.25″ display with button-like feedback, with 480 x 360 pixels of resolution. A 3.5mm is present, as well as Bluetooth, WiFi, 3G HSDPA, and DMA/EV-DO Rev. A,  microUSB port, and accelerometer (motion sensor). The Storm will be shipped with a built-in GPS receiver, and a 3.2 megapixel camera with autofocus.

The main highlight of the Storm is that, besides being the first phone with a touchscreen in BlackBerry portfolio, it presents a clickable display, which acts like a button.

Press release after the break.

Phones 4u can now reveal that from this November, it will be offering its customers the revolutionary BlackBerry® Storm™ smartphone with Vodafone UK.

The beautifully designed BlackBerry Storm combines the industry’s leading communications capabilities with rich multimedia features and brings them together in perfect balance with the world’s first ‘clickable’ touch-screen. This state-of-the-art smartphone will draw attention in a bar or a boardroom, and will be available from Phones 4u

Brendan Sweeney, Phones 4u managing director said: “The BlackBerry Storm is revolutionary and the perfect choice in a touch-screen smartphone for both consumers and business users who are looking to make a statement. Phones 4u is thrilled to be able to offer its customers a mobile solution for style, hassle free living and unbelievable quality entertainment.”

You will love the BlackBerry Storm smartphone’s unique and innovative SurePress™ touch-screen, which depresses ever so slightly and “clicks” to provide a highly-intuitive typing experience. If you’re sending a text message or an email, browsing the Internet or watching a video, you can rotate the handset and use it in portrait or landscape mode depending on your preference.

The stylish smartphone boasts excellent performance with rich features including 3G network support, built-in GPS, a 3.2 megapixel camera with variable zoom, auto focus and a powerful flash that also provides continuous lighting when recording video. The stunning 3.25” display and 480 x 360 pixel resolution makes for exceptional video and image viewing and delivers a sharp, crystal clear Internet browsing experience.

You don’t need to be tied to the computer to update your Facebook page, chat on popular instant messaging services or add pictures online. The BlackBerry Storm comes with an incredible selection of downloadable applications so you have the freedom to stay in touch with friends and family while on the move.

The BlackBerry Storm is a multimedia powerhouse, with a built in media player that can handle a number of music and video formats. It can even be synchronised with your iTunes® collection* so you can enjoy your music on the move or you can sent it wirelessly through the BlackBerry® Remote Stereo Gateway to enjoy songs through your home stereo. With up to 16GB of expandable memory on a single memory card, you’ll have plenty of storage for your entertainment needs.

To view Phones 4u’s wide range of BlackBerry smartphone offerings and find out more about how to get your hands on the new BlackBerry Storm, visit to register your interest.

* Using BlackBerry® Media Sync application, which is included. Certain music files may not be supported, including files that contain digital rights management technologies.

Source The Phone Report

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