9550 News

Verizon announces the BlackBerry Storm2, available Wednesday for $179.99

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Lovers of all things BlackBerry might want to stop on by their local Verizon dealer this Wednesday as that's the day "a powerful new Storm rolls onto Verizon Wireless' network" (sorry, we couldn't resist.) Going for $179.99 on a 2-year contract after a $100 MIR -- no word yet on full retail -- the Storm2 is everything that Storm 9530 users could hope for in that it is reliable, dependable and has Wi-Fi. We've got a production unit from Verizon that we're currently testing and will publish a review of it shortly, but for now the best we can give you is a press release couple enormous press shots after the jump.

BlackBerry 9550 is the Storm 2?

RIM made us remove the photo because they obviously don’t care about product hype. We’ve got some new info that leads us to believe the BlackBerry 9550 will be the model number of …