BlackBerry Torch review

A slider, a touchscreen, a new approach. But can the Torch keep RIMs fire burning?

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Product Type
Smartphone
Network Band
Quad Band
Service Provider
3
Input Method
Touchscreen, QWERTY
Touchscreen
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
USB
Yes
Maximum Memory Card Size Supported
32 GB
Built-in Memory
512 MB
Built-in Flash
Yes
Memory Card Slot
Yes
Cellular Data Connectivity Technology
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, HSUPA
SAR Value
0.86 W/kg
GPS Receiver
Yes
Product Family
Torch
Cellular Generation
3.5G
Cellular Network Supported
GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, WCDMA 850, WCDMA 1900, WCDMA 2100
Rear Camera Resolution
5 Megapixel
Memory Card Supported
microSD
Phone Style
Slider
Colour
Black
Operating System
BlackBerry
Brand Name
BlackBerry
Battery Talk Time
5.50 Hour
Product Model
9800
Screen Size
8.1 cm (3.2")
Screen Resolution
480 x 360
Touchscreen Type
Capacitive
Weight (Approximate)
161.1 g
Maximum Video Resolution
640 x 480
Bluetooth Standard
Bluetooth 2.1
Operating System Version
BlackBerry OS 6.0
Messaging Type
SMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multi-media Messaging Service), Email, Instant Messaging
USB Standard
USB 2.0
Height
111 mm
Width
62 mm
Depth
14.6 mm
Battery Standby Time
408 Hour
Manufacturer
BlackBerry
Product Name
Torch 9800 Smartphone
Processor Speed
624 MHz
Product Line
Torch
Screen Type
LCD
Sensor Type
Proximity Sensor
Manufacturer Part Number
THRTORCH9800BLK
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.uk.blackberry.com
Marketing Information

Maximized Multimedia

Memory

With 8 GB of memory, expandable up to 32 GB with a microSD card, feel free to immerse yourself in all that inspires you.

Pinch and zoom

Use your fingers to pinch a screen for a zoomed out effect and expand two fingers to zoom in.

Enhanced music player

Thanks to BlackBerry 6 and a large screen, you can experience a full-featured music player that allows you to see full album art and track listings in portrait or landscape.

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