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Old 11-06-2008, 04:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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New review of the Vodafone 9500 over at

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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, Flash support in web browsing, a 2-megapixel camera, no Bluetooth data, no camera flash, no desktop pairing so you can use it as a modem and no cut and paste function has left Apple suddenly finding themselves trailing behind.

The BlackBerry Storm does all the above (bar Wi-Fi) and in our mind has the best email system on offer in a mobile device today.

It's not all perfect though. The lack of Wi-Fi will grate with some, while others will want a better camera, and then there is the battery. Like other powerful handsets on the market this is likely to be a charge every day affair.

As a BlackBerry Curve user for the last 2 years, when we played with the Bold here at Pocket-lint earlier in the year we thought we had found our next phone. Luckily a tip off told us to wait for the Storm. The wait might be have a while coming, but this is good enough for it to be my next phone.

High praise indeed.
Old 11-06-2008, 04:41 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Thank you for the information. I am debating whether I will leave a deposit for the phone here in the States.
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Old 11-06-2008, 06:29 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Sounds great!
Im looking forward to another touch screen that isnt windows mobile!

Isnt the storm only avial on verizon though?maybe im wrong.
If it is, any idea when they will release it?

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