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BlackBerry Storm2 9550

alaTest has collected and analyzed 972 reviews of BlackBerry Storm2 9550. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Views about the screen and price are overall positive. The portability and performance also get good views, whereas the apps and reliability get less positive reviews. Comments about the connectivity and battery are different.

usability, performance, portability, price, screen

reliability, apps

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the BlackBerry Storm2 9550 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for BlackBerry Storm2 9550

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 700 user reviews of BlackBerry Storm2 9550 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and price. The portability and performance are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some critical opinions about the apps and connectivity.

usability, performance, portability, price, screen

reliability, connectivity, apps

62% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Blackberry Storm2 9550 Unlocked Phone with Touch Screen, Wi-Fi, 3.2MP Camera and GPS - Unlocked Phone - No Warranty - BlackBlackberry Storm2 9550 Unlocked Phone with Touch Screen, Wi-Fi, 3.2MP Camera and GPS - Unlocked Phone - No Warranty - Black

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for BlackBerry Storm2 9550

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of BlackBerry Storm2 9550 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.ca.

0% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: BlackBerry Storm 2 9550 Unlocked Phone - No WarrantyBlackBerry Storm 2 9550 Unlocked Phone - No Warranty

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Stuart Miles (pocket-lint.com)

BlackBerry Storm 2 9550 - Pocket-lint

 

The BlackBerry Storm 2 is a vast improvement on the Storm. It's a better hardware design and better software build that gives you a better experience all

Email service, screen quality

The SurePress screen is stiff, no multi-touch, OS looking stale, browser

The BlackBerry Storm 2 is a vast improvement on the Storm. It's a better hardware design and better software build that gives you a better experience all around.

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: Gareth Beavis (techradar.com)

BlackBerry Storm 2 review

 

Can it fix the failings of the original Storm?

Solid OS with a good number of features ; Responsive touchscreen ; Easy to use media player ; Superbly intuitive texting

Poor internet browser ; Annoying SurePress touchscreen ; Poor build quality in the battery cover

A smartphone that initially unimpresses but quickly comes to the user willing to put in a couple of hours effort. A far cry from the horror of the first Storm and hopefully the sign of good touchscreen phones to come from RIM

Oct, 2009

Expert review by: Stuart Miles (pocket-lint.com)

BlackBerry Storm mobile phone - Pocket-lint

 

The BlackBerry Storm does all the iPhone can do but better and in our mind has the best email system on offer in a mobile device today

Screen, interface, features

No Wi-Fi, battery will only last you a day, click screen will take a few moments to get used to

Has Research In Motion cracked the touchscreen? It seems they have. While the iPhone still offers plenty to the consumer, the lack of a number of key features such as MMS, video, a 2-megapixel camera, no Bluetooth data, no camera flash, no desktop...

Nov, 2008

Expert review by: Katie Scott (pocket-lint.com)

BlackBerry Storm - First Look - Pocket-lint

 

The business tools you need, and the media features you want all packaged in a model with an intuitive, and revolutionary, touchscreen

The new "Click through" touchscreen technology

No Wi-Fi (but we're kind of clutching at straws!)

It seems such a silly thing, but being able to type on a phone with the same ease as you can on a real computer keyboard makes such a huge difference. No more faffing around with a stylus you'll inevitably lose for a start.

Oct, 2008

Expert review by: Ginny Mies (pcadvisor.co.uk)

RIM BlackBerry Storm 2 review

 

The BlackBerry Storm 2 is the Storm that we wish RIM had released last year - the device's build, the on-screen keyboard, and the software are miles beyond the first generation. Even so, pressing to type still takes some getting used to.

The BlackBerry Storm2 is definitely an upgrade from the first Storm in design and usability. And while the keyboard handles better, we still can't really get the hang of it. Before you decide to purchase the BlackBerry Storm2, try it out. If you...

Oct, 2009

Expert review by: (whathifi.com)

Blackberry Storm 2

 

Blackberry's revitalised Storm 2 isn't the product we'd like it to be. It manages to do some things well, but there's a lot not right here

Premium feel ; great email service ; easy and intuitive to use ; App World is growing

Video performance is poor ; audio and web browsing could be better ; SurePress’ control system is unconvinving

Lacks punch with music Aside from the touch-and-push control system, the BlackBerry OS 5.0 interface proves largely enjoyable. Although the screen is less visually impressive than that of rivals, it's fast to navigate.

Expert review by: Mike 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.

Next-gen SurePress makes typing bearable, excellent emailing capabilities and setup, good Facebook integration.

Can be slow at times, UI cold and boring, camera only so-so.

Feb, 2010

Expert review by: (knowyourcell.com)

BlackBerry Storm2 9550 review

 

Know Your Cell reviews the BlackBerry Storm2 9550 - can the new touchscreen smartphone make up for the very stormy reception that greeted its predecessor?

SurePress technology ; Advance OS ; Flushed 3.5mm jack ; Predictive text

microSD still hidden ; Camera still average ; Vodafone lock-in

All in all, the Storm2 mightily impresses us. It’s leaps and bounds ahead of its younger sibling, meaning the only trade off is whether or not you’re willing to sign up to exclusive provider Vodafone.

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: Joe Minihane (electricpig.co.uk)

BlackBerry Storm 2 review

 

UPDATE: We've had word from BlackBerry that models of the Storm 2 on sale are slightly different to the version we reviewed. We've taken a look at a second handset, and the in-screen buttons are indeed easier to press than our review model, while the...

Wi-Fi on board at last, SurePress screen has been given a tweak

Crashes cause major issues

Better than the original, but the BlackBerry Storm 2 isn't quite the hottest smartphone going

Nov, 2009

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

RIM BlackBerry Storm

 

The Storm offers a unique touch screen with its SurePress technology and a cutting edge entertainment experience with it wide range of multimedia features.

Excellent email, media player, good integration of apps, nice screen.

Text inputting not good, touch makes for difficult browsing, no stylus, no Wi-Fi.

Feb, 2009