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BlackBerry Storm2 9520

alaTest has collected and analyzed 366 reviews of BlackBerry Storm2 9520. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and battery. The performance and screen are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the reliability, and the portability and usability get mixed opinions.

price, screen, performance, battery, design

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the BlackBerry Storm2 9520 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for BlackBerry Storm2 9520

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 user reviews of BlackBerry Storm2 9520 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the size and reception. The sound and battery are also mentioned favorably. Views about the performance and price are mixed. Many are less positive about the portability and design.

screen, battery, sound, reception, size

reliability, design, portability

58% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: BlackBerry Storm2 9520BlackBerry Storm2 9520

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for BlackBerry Storm2 9520

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 92 user reviews of BlackBerry Storm2 9520 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. People really like the design and usability. The durability and performance are also mentioned favorably, but there are some negative opinions about the battery.

price, performance, durability, usability, design

battery

75% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: BlackBerry Original Travel Charger for BlackBerry Pearl 8220, Gemini 8520, Curve 8900, Storm2 9520, Storm 9530,Tour 9630, and Bold 9700BlackBerry Original Travel Charger for BlackBerry Pearl 8220, Gemini 8520, Curve 8900, Storm2 9520, Storm 9530,Tour 9630, and Bold 9700

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

BlackBerry Storm2 9520

 

The BlackBerry Storm2 gets Wi-Fi and a new SurePress screen. Niall checks it out.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

Blackberry Storm2 review

 

BlackBerry's first touchscreen phone had a controversial ‘clickable screen'. Has the email master got it right second time around?

If you want a Blackberry, make sure you get one with a keyboard

Dec, 2009

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

Stuff magazine

 

BlackBerry's first touchscreen phone had a controversial ‘clickable screen'. Has the email master got it right second time around?

If you want a Blackberry, make sure you get one with a keyboard

Dec, 2009

Expert review by: Rosemary Hattersley (pcadvisor.co.uk)

RIM BlackBerry Storm2 review

 

The TomTom Start is a standalone satnav device with a 3.5in touchscreen.

We aren't wholly enthused with the Storm 2 and are hoping for a sleeker, yet more tactile model to emerge that can truly rival the iPhone. However, if you favour touchscreen smartphones and want the strong business credentials of a BlackBerry, you'll...

Oct, 2009

Expert review by: Rosemary Hattersley (pcadvisor.co.uk)

BlackBerry Storm2 review

 

In October 2008, RIM launched a touchscreen BlackBerry smartphone that fell short of the iPhone beater it had hoped for.

We aren’t wholly enthused with the Storm 2 and are hoping for a sleeker, yet more tactile model to emerge that can truly rival the iPhone. Overall, the Storm2 is a solid business smartphone with some neat multimedia tricks and excellent communication...

Oct, 2009

Expert review by: Editorial Team (recombu.com)

BlackBerry Storm 2 9520 Review

 

Research in Motion's first attempt at a touchscreen phone confused and disappointed us. The original Storm's clickable touchscreen didn't deliver a particualrly smooth experience and it didn't have Wi-Fi.…

Mar, 2010

Expert review by: Michael Joubert (techsmart.co.za)

RIM BlackBerry Storm2

 

The Storm2 fixes the faults of its predecessor, most notably by the inclusion of next-gen SurePress touch-screen technology and Wi-Fi.

One of the problems facing the S2 is that it simply cannot be rated only against the original Storm. As such, the S2, with its next-gen SurePress touch-screen technology and Wi-Fi, is a far better, more rounded phone, but compared to the latest...

Feb, 2010

Expert review by: Mobile Tech Addicts (tracyandmatt.co.uk)

Expert Review

 

Compared to other touch screen devices on the market such as the iPhone and some of HTCs and Samsungs its certainly not as flashy to look at but that’s just the BlackBerry OS for you. The Storm2 does exactly what it says on the box but I just feel that...

Jan, 2010

Expert review by: James (tracyandmatt.co.uk)

BlackBerry Storm2 Review

 

RIMs original Storm was not the best device, although it was the first touch screen BlackBerry. Now that RIM have redesigned a few features, most importantly the screen, will the Storm2 make current BlackBerry users switch to it or entice...

Connectivity ; Multiple Push Email Accounts ; Video Player ; BlackBerry Messenger

Touch Screen ; Weight

Jan, 2010

Expert review by: Dave Oliver (reghardware.co.uk)

Blackberry Storm 2 9520 touchscreen smartphone

 

With an improved touch screen and Wi-Fi, the Storm 2 is streets ahead of its predecessor.

We weren't entirely convinced by the original Storm, but the Storm2 has gone a long way to correct our reservations. The new multi-touch screen is certainly an improvement, though the clicking action won't win everyone over, and Wi-Fi is an essential...

Dec, 2009

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:1400
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):305
Talk time (2G):5

Call management

Image stabilizer: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Camera

Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Camera resolution:2048 x 1536
Digital Zoom:2
Image stabilizer: Yes
Rear Camera Resolution:2048 x 1536

Design

Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Bar

Display

Display diagonal:8.25
Display number of colours:65536 colours
Display Resolution:480 x 360
Display Type:TFT
Touchscreen: Yes

Keyboard

Keyboard layout:QWERTY

Messaging

E-mail: Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Text prediction system:T9

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP3, WMA / AAC, MP3, WAV, WMA / AAC, MP3, WMA
FM radio: No

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes
Position location:Y

Networking

2G standards:EDGE, GPRS
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR
Data network:3G
SIM card capability:Single SIM

Other features

Java technology: Yes
Music player: Yes
Ringer type:Polyphonic

Performance

Operating system installed:BlackBerry OS
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes, To-do list / Calculator, Calendar, Notes, To-do list
Video call: No

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Software

Operating system installed:BlackBerry OS

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MMC
Internal Memory:2048 / 256
Maximum memory card size:2

Video

Video call: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.4
Height :11.2
Weight:160
Width:6.22