Go get ’em Canada.. while they last! TELUS has officially released the BlackBerry Storm and you can go to their site and purchase this beast.
Available for a 3-year plan at $249.99 is only available to new clients activating a combination of voice, e-mail & data plans totaling over 40 bucks… the promo ends December 25, 2008. You will also score an 8GB card filled with music and videos by Stars, Broken Social Scene, The Stills, Constantines, Kevin Drew, Jason Collett and Brendan Canning.
This 3G touchscreen comes loaded with a 3.2 megapixel camera (auto focus, flash, and video), music player, GPS, dimensions are 112×5 x 62.2 x 13.95mm and weighs in at 155 grams. This is also available on other plans for 2-year: $449.99; 1-year: $549.99; No Contract: $599.99. We will have our review soon.
Also, if you want to get this for the holidays you have to place your order before December 17th. There are limited quantities of the TELUS Storm. From the launch party earlier this week Rizwan Jamal, SVP of TELUS Consumer Solutions said: “Limited quantities of the BlackBerry Storm Smartphone from TELUS will be available in select TELUS stores across Canada soon! Full product rollout will take place in January”.
More info here
**UPDATE** – With a limited number available they have put the word on their site that “Currently on backorder, please allow 1-2 weeks for delivery. temporarily out of stock”