BlackBerry Storm 9500


Released November 2008
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 2100
Dimensions 112.5 x 62.2 x 14 mm
Weight 155 g
Display TFT, 65K colors
Resolution 360 x 480 pixels, 3.25 inches
  Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate
Keyboard Touch screen
Camera 3.15 MP, 2048×1536 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, image stabilization
Video Yes
Navigation SurePress touch screen On screen keyboard: portrait SureType, QWERTY and multi-tap, landscape QWERTY
Media Player Video format support: MPEG4 H.263, MPEG4 Part 2 Simple Profile, H.264, WMV Audio format support: MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WMA ProPlus, 3.5mm Stereo Headset Capable
Memory 1 GB storage, 128 MB RAM
Wi-Fi No
Bluetooth Yes, v2.0 with A2DP
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0
Download User Guide
  Getting Started Guide

BlackBerry Storm 9500 Specifications

Data Input & Navigation

  • On screen keyboard: portrait SureType, QWERTY and multitap, landscape QWERTY
  • Navigation: SurePress touch screen
  • Dedicated keys: Send, End, Menu, Escape, Left / right convenience keys (default voice activated dialing and camera), 2X Volume/Zoom, Power/Lock, Mute

Voice Input & Output

  • 3.5 mm stereo headset jack
  • Built-in speakerphone
  • M3 rating for hearing aids

Media Player

  • Video formats: MPEG4 H.263, MPEG4 Part 2 Simple Profile, H.264, WMV
  • Audio formats: MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WMA ProPlus

Ringtones & Notifications

  • Polyphonic/MIDI ringtones
  • MP3 ringtones
  • Vibrate mode
  • LED indicator
  • User configurable


  • v2.1 with A2DP


  • Password protection with screen lock

Wireless Networks

  • Quad-band: 850/900/1800/1900MHz GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks
  • Single-band: 2100MHz UMTS/HSPA networks

Camera & Video Recording

  • 3.15 MP, 2048×1536 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
  • Geo-tagging, image stabilization
  • Video recording

GPS & BlackBerry Maps

  • Built-in GPS functionality
  • Includes BlackBerry Maps


  • High-resolution 480×360 pixel color display
  • 3.25" (diagonally measured)
  • Light sensitive screen
  • User-selectable font size 

Battery & Battery Life

  • Battery: 1400 mAHr removable / rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Talk time: Up to 5 h 30 min
  • Standby time: Up to 360 h

BlackBerry Storm 9500 Pictures


BlackBerry Storm Promo Video

BlackBerry Storm 9500 Review

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One Comment
  1. Amon

    When ever i download an iterm from app word,on a screen appears tht am using unsuportd file wht can i do?ths prblm hapen afta my storm askd me 2rest and i went 2flash it thn frm thre my phone hav neva been the same again.pliz help me

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