Big News for Hockey Fans!! It seems the BlackBerry Storm will soon be available with a more sporting touch to Canadians on Bell, coming in NHL team stylings. No word on release dates just yet, but we'll give you the updates as we learn more.
What do you think folks? Cool? Something you'd buy? Is this the start of a trend for BlackBerry? Are we going to start seeing carriers release RIM smartphones with licensed branding? NHL, NBA, NFL, Formula 1... Gucci, Prada... maybe a Louis Vuitton BlackBerry? Drop your thoughts in the comments.
* Update: Here's what's written in the text accompanying the device photos:
- 249.95* 3yr term (699.95 no term)
- 3G BLACKBERRY STORM 9530 SMARTPHONE
- Bonus: preloaded NHL SD card with behind the scenes videos and career highlights.
- GPS Nav
- Touch screen qwerty keyboard that clicks as you type
- HD like picture quality that changes from portrait to landscape
- Live TV, radio, video, email, internet,3.2 megapixel camera and more
- Works around the world
- Free NHL Skin
It also looks like Bell is going to hold a contest to celebrate the release of their NHL BlackBerry Storm promo as well:
Subscribe to Unlimited NHL for as low as 8 dollars a month before April 12, 2009 and you will be automatically entered for a chance to win a Stanley cup price pack including:
- Round trip airfare for two to an NHL Stanley cup final team city
- 2 nights accommodation
- 2 tickets to a NHL Stanley cup final game
- $500 dollars canadian spending money