Printed from http://www.electronista.com

BlackBerry Storm shipping for Bell

updated 04:00 pm EST, Wed December 10, 2008

Bell BBerry Storm Ships

Bell today quickly followed on the heels of Telus by shipping its version of the BlackBerry Storm. Like its closer rival, the Bell version has the same 3.2-megapixel camera, 1GB of internal storage and dual-mode networking; it similarly carries an 8GB microSDHC card, but drops the preloaded music in favor of built-in access to Bell's streaming radio and video channels, including some Sirius stations. Pricing is a match at $250 on a three-year contract with voice and data worth $45 or more.

The carrier inadvertently confirms the very low supplies of the Storm in Canada with its launch and says that the Storm is available today only from certain Bell stores in the Greater Toronto Area; other stores in the country receive the phone tomorrow, though the company doesn't name these outlets.

Both the Bell and Telus Storm launches are taking place about two months after the original announcement and are believed to have been delayed by poor initial firmware that required Verizon and Vodafone to issue fixes.



By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Kenu Airframe Plus

Simple, stylish and effective, the Kenu Airframe + portable car mount is the latest addition to Kenu's lineup. Released earlier this y ...

Plantronics Rig Surround 7.1 headset

Trying to capture the true soundscape of video games can be a daunting task. Looking to surround-sound home theater options, users hav ...

Adesso Compagno X Bluetooth keyboard

The shift from typing on physical keyboards to digital versions on smartphones and tablets hasn't been an easy for many consumers. Fro ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News