New BlackBerry Storm 2 hardware tour on video

Here’s what looks like the best BlackBerry Storm 2 video so far. The highlight of the video is the how the new screen technology differs from the one on the previous Storm. this time RIM used piezoelectric tech which looks really amazing. RIM’s seems to be really involved in advancing touchscreen technology lately as seen with this patent application. The video also confirms that WiFi is on board this time. The Storm 2 should be headed to Verizon this fall.

Now only Windows Mobile phones are left with sucky resistive touch panels. This should change this fall with HTC’s upcoming Leo and Firestone capacitive smartphones. HTC has also filed a patent for a magnetic stylus compatible with capacitive touch panels.

Source: Engadget

  • Elvis

    cudos to rim for exploring screen technologies. Not exactly sure why some people are so hung up on keystroke physical feedback. Sure the iPhone takes some getting used to but with the keyboard in landscape in all the major apps I can speed type faster then I could when had a full qwerty keyboard. It seems to me that
    no mechanical movement means more reliable and consistent over the life of the product. If the original storm screen was so amazing then why did it need to be changed?

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