BlackBerry 9500 Strom is a 3G compatible smart phone that comes in a curvaceous and sleek black casing. The gorgeous handset comes equipped with a GPS navigation application and HTML web browser through which users can access popular social networking sites like MySpace and FaceBook. Its integrated media player allows users to enjoy playback music in popular file formats like MP3, AAC+ and WMA ProPlus. Its 3.2 MP digital camera provides crystal clear pictures. It allows the users to record and play videos in H63, H64, MPEG4 and WMV formats.
BlackBerry 9500 Storm has support for GSM 850, 900, 1800 and 1900 frequencies. It comes with 128 MB of flash memory. Its memory can be extended by 8GB by using a MicroSD memory card. The device has a talk time of 5.5 hours and a standby time of 360 hours. Its 155 gm weight would not appear large if we consider the multitude of functions that the gadget supports. Its Qwerty keyboard comes with SureType feature that provides ease of writing text to the users.
The messaging features supported by the Storm include MMS, SMS, Instant Messaging, Wireless Email and Email with attachments. It can play MP3, MIDI and polyphonic ringtones. The device comes with many useful organiser features like calendar, To Do List, alarm clock, speaker phone, multi tap, phone book and auto rotate touch screen.
On the other hand, HTC Touch HD is a 3G smart phone that comes with a Qualcomm MSM processor. The device is quite good in multitasking. Its HSDPA compatibility allows the users to download data into the device at a speed of 7.2 MB per second. When charged fully, its battery would give a talktime of 8 hours and standby time of 440 hours. Its Wi-Fi support allows the users to wirelessly connect the handset with other compatible gadgets.
Its 3.8 inches LCD touch screen has a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels that provides good quality displays. Its TouchFlo application allows the users to make on screen selections of options by the gestures of her / his fingers. Its call, home and back keys are situated just below the screen for easy access. The device comes with 512 MB of ROM and 288 MB of RAM. It measures 115 mm in length, 62.8 mm in width and 12 mm in thickness. It weighs 147 gm and supports MMS, SMS, Instant Messaging and Email with attachments messaging services.
HTC Touch HD comes equipped with a 5 MP camera which is fitted with advanced camera setting features. It supports GSM tri-band ( GSM 900, 1800 and 1900 ) and HSDPA 2100 networks. The gadget's bluetooth support allows it to transfer data wirelessly to other compatible devices with fast speed and without any hassles. The device is loaded with useful applications like Document Viewer, Handwriting Recognition, Speaker Phone and AGPS Navigation.
In the comparison of BlackBerry Storm 9500 vs HTC Touch HD, we find that both handsets are superior in their own respects. It depends more on the individual to decide which handset would suit him as per his requirements and expectations.(courtesy: ezinearticles.com & 3g.co.uk)