Sign up for our newsletter
Technology / Networks

Vodacom and RIM launch BlackBerry Storm smartphone in South Africa

Vodacom South Africa and Research In Motion have launched the BlackBerry Storm smartphone in the South African market.

According to Research In Motion (RIM), the BlackBerry Storm smartphone features: SurePress touch-screen, a built-in accelerometer, 3.25-inch, high resolution, color display, 1Gb of onboard memory storage, an 8Gb microSD/SDHD memory card and supports up to 16Gb of storage per memory card and 3.2 megapixel digital camera.

The BlackBerry Storm comes with preloaded applications like: Facebook; Windows Live Messenger; Yahoo Messenger; Flickr Photo Uploader; and Vodafone SatNav, powered by Telmap SatNav technology.

Shameel Joosub, managing director of Vodacom South Africa, said: The BlackBerry Storm is a next-generation smartphone designed to meet the communication and multimedia needs of the most demanding customers. With its renowned communications capabilities, rich multimedia features and stylish design, the BlackBerry Storm allows customers to make the most of their time on the go with a fashionable and lifestyle-friendly smartphone.

White papers from our partners

Mark Guibert, Vice President for Corporate Marketing at RIM, said: The “clickable” SurePress touch-screen is a remarkable innovation that dramatically enhances the touch interface and user experience. We are very pleased to introduce the first touch-screen BlackBerry smartphone together with Vodacom in South Africa.

This article is from the CBROnline archive: some formatting and images may not be present.

CBR Staff Writer

CBR Online legacy content.