BlackBerry Storm 9500 Review – Coming Soon to UK with Vodafone and Phone 4U!

Well, while we are still waiting for the Blackberry Storm in the U.S. from Verizon, (and bunch of people are actually pre-ordering online from various different stores) Phones 4U has announced that they will be partnering up with Vodafone UK to provide the Storm in the UK:

I have previously noted how much I like Blackberries and I’d rather get the Blackberry Bold but since I haven’t tried the touchscreen version myself, I guess it will simply be a matter of time before the verdict hits the streets.

While your mouth is slobbering with thoughts of actually owning a Blackberry Storm, you can check out the following sites for more info:

Blackberry Official Website

Blackberry Official Specs

Here’s the Press Release for Blackberry Storm in UK for all you UK readers:

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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.

About Phones 4u:

In 2008, Phones 4u won the Mobile award for Best Retailer in the UK. Phones 4u is an independent mobile retailer, offering all networks and handset manufacturers’ products. It is part of the Staffordshire-based 4u Group, and the Group CEO is Tim Whiting. Leading the way in the mobile industry through its excellent customer service, award-winning advertising and differentiated in-store experience, Phones 4u has over 450 stores and is still rapidly growing. Phones 4u employs circa 6,000 people. Phones 4u recognises that buying a new phone can be a complex and confusing affair. Phones 4u cuts through this confusion with its unique consumer consultation process, resulting in accurate, impartial advice and a package that is right for each customer. As a result it sells more new contracts than anyone else on the High Street.


For further information please contact Phones 4u internal press office: Chloe Farrow

Tel: 01782 677572 M: 07766 883388 E:

One Response to BlackBerry Storm 9500 Review – Coming Soon to UK with Vodafone and Phone 4U!

  1. bbRoks says:

    I bought my pearl 8100 from back in 2 years and I love it. waiting till they sell the Storm.

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