RIM confirms Storm 2
Fingers crossed for Wi-Fi
Research in Motion (RIM) plans to release an updated version of its first touchscreen BlackBerry, the Storm, the firm’s CEO has confirmed.
Jim Balsillie told Reuters that a next-generation Storm is in the works. The new handset will be part of RIM's continuing push into the retail marke, he added.
Over 50 per cent of RIM’s customers - some 25m people - have individual rather than corporate push email subscriptions.
As we’ve come to expect from corporate bigwigs, Balsillie didn’t let slip any juicy technical details about what additional features and improvements customers can expect on the Storm 2.
But given the number of headlines highlighting the first-generation Storm’s lack of Wi-Fi support, it’s reasonable to hope that RIM will have enough sense to add it to the Storm 2. ®
Well lets hope the new version is more so on the bold 9000 in terms of size, and tech wise its a hell of a lot better than the current version - the touchscreen needs some work, lets look at the HTC magic - now that touch screen rivals the iphone def!!!
There is just so much wrong with the Storm that it should not have been released; just criticising the lack of WiFi is incredibly kind. There's even a link to the El Reg review below the main article - it only got 50% which is extremely low.