BlackBerry Storm2 9520

73
Global
Score
73

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

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Model

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone (BlackBerry)
Talk time
2G, 3G
Camera
yes
Internal memory
2 GB
Screen size
3.25 inches

General

Type
Smartphone (BlackBerry)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Input

Input type
Touchscreen (Capacitive [finger])
Predictive text
yes

Power

Talk time
2G, 3G (up to6 hour) (up to5 hour)
Standby time (max)
268.8 hours
Battery type
Li-ion (Removable) (1400 capacity mAh)

Camera

Camera
yes (3.2 megapixels) (Records video, Auto focus, Digital zoom, Flash, Contact pictures) (no)

Location

Location support
yes (GPS, Cellular location, WiFi location)

Storage

Internal memory
2 GB
Memory card
microSD (microSDHC)

Connectivity

WiFi
yes (802.11b, 802.11g) (WEP, WPA, WPA2)
UMA support
no
Bluetooth
2.0 + EDR (HSP [headset], HFP [hands-free], A2DP [stereo audio], AVRCP [media control], DUN [network sharing], OPP / FTP [file transfer])

Media

Media playback
yes (AAC, MP3, WMA) (AVI, h.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV) (Streaming / internet) (GIF, JPEG)

Messaging

SMS
yes
MMS
yes

Browser and email

Browser
HTML (Javascript)
Email
yes (POP3, IMAP, Push email)

Sync

Sync PIM data
yes (OTA sync) (Windows, Mac OS)

Apps

Apps (default)
Array
Java
Other

Rings / alerts

Custom ringtones
yes (Polyphonic, MP3 / audio)
Vibrate mode
yes
Sound profiles
yes

Carriers

Regions offered
Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania (US, Canada)

Radio type

Comm standard
GSM (GSM, GPRS, EDGE) (HSUPA) (yes)

Display

Screen size
3.25 inches
Screen resolution
Other (480, 360)
Screen type
LCD (Active) (Color) (Backlit)

Alternate display

Secondary screen
no

Audio and voice

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo (yes) (no)
Voice dial
Speaker independent

Hardware

CPU
528 MHz
RAM
256 MB
ROM
256 MB
USB
2.0 (Micro-USB port) (USB charging)

Sensors

Sensors
Array

Controls

External controls
Array

Other features

Flight mode
yes
FM tuner
no
FM transmitter
no
Infrared port
no
NFC or RFID payment
no
PictBridge
yes
Ruggedized
no
TTY / TDD
yes
TV-out
no
Model
9550

Key Specs

Carriers

Regions offered
North America (US)

Radio type

Comm standard
GSM, CDMA (GSM) (UMTS / WCDMA, HSDPA, HSUPA) (1xRTT, EV-DO rA)