"For casual users, the learning curve and complexity of this phone will feel like an instant turn off, and for power users, the lack of a decent typing option and considerable lagginess in software will give them pause. RIM tried to strike some middle ground between form and function, and unfortunately came up short on both.... Going into this review, we really wanted to love this phone."
- PC World's Yardena Arar hates the Storm: "awkward and disappointing".
- Mossberg likes it: "another good option for anyone who is looking to buy one of the new, more powerful, pocket computers".
- Gizmodo's Matt Buchanan isn't a big fan: "falls short of what they were aiming for".
- And, the Christian Science Monitor does a nice roundup of the reviews.