Recently we have gotten news from PhoneArena.com that Official OS has upgraded for the BlackBerry Storm 9500. The new version is 188.8.131.52. So far, the results have been mixed with some complaining about the handset being slightly less responsive after the upgrade, and others saying that there seems to be no change at all from the prior OS build.
Many expect a 5.0 OS upgrade for the Storm to come around the same time that the Storm 2 will be released in October/November. The sequel to the first touchscreen ‘Berry will be equipped with an OS build beginning with the number 5.