BlackBerry Storm 9570 up close and personal!

| September 22, 2010 | 2 Replies
Yesterday we saw an early pic of the BlackBerry Storm 9570 which seems to be the Storm2 “refresh” with more memory and OS 6.  Well today BB Leaks has given us a slew of new pics of the device clearly running OS 6 and looking exactly like the previous 9520/9550 models.  I like a lot of you would have hoped that RIM and Verizon Wireless would have skipped the “refresh” stage and gone straight to a Storm3 with these capabilities, as well as losing Surepress but what do we know right?  I’m not sure if OS 6 and a little more memory is enough for me to go out and grab this device when it does launch.  I will be more interested in seeing the Storm 3 which I still believe won’t be too far behind.  Check out the pics below and let us know you think.  Are all of you Storm 2 faithful excited for this device, or will you hold off for a Storm3?

From what you can see the upcoming BlackBerry Storm 9570 will definitely look identical to the current Storm2 9520/9550 form factor. Like the Bold 9780, the BlackBerry Storm 9570 will merely receive internal upgrades so that it can efficiently handle OS 6.

The main reason that the original Storm2 won’t receive OS 6 is primarily due to the touchscreen sucking up too much memory with OS 6. The base 256mb RAM on the Storm2 simply wasn’t strong enough. Therefore, the refresh model (9570) was necessary to get a Storm device that could run OS 6.

The Storm 9570 will not be thinner than the original Storm2. Literally, just about everything about the 9570 will be the same as the Storm2, even down to the battery. The battery on the Storm 9570 will still be the DX-1. Any current or past Storm2 owners know that the battery life isn’t great. We’re hoping that with upgraded memory, processor, and OS 6 that the battery life will be better, considering RIM left in the same old battery.

Source:  BB Leaks

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  • TaZ52083 says:

    I’m not immpress with this refresh like i have stated all over storm current storm 2 should have been the storm 1 and storm 2 refresh should be the storm 2 hope everyone gets what i’m trying to say.

  • TaZ52083 says:

    I’m not immpress with this refresh like i have stated all over storm current storm 2 should have been the storm 1 and storm 2 refresh should be the storm 2 hope everyone gets what i’m trying to say.