BlackBerry Torch 9800 – Review & Technical Specifications

Blackberry Torch 9800 is a smartphone model of 2010. Blackberry Torch 9800 has physical QWERTY keypad with a sliding multi-touch screen display which runs on BlackBerry OS 6 which is the latest version of BlackBerry Mobile OS. This device also looks very similar to other BlackBerry Devices but its 480×360 revolutionized 3.2 inch of sliding screen makes this device very unique. The software of BlackBerry Torch 9800 is much improved and gives more socializing then before like integration with Twitter, Facebook is very good.


With multi-touch this time in the BlackBerry start inviting your friends on device to play on. With BlackBerry Torch 9800 the best resource this time we have is the WebKit Engine which is actually the same Web Browser technology at the backend of the iPhone iOS, Nokia, Android etc.

Specification of the device:

111mm x 62mm x 14.6mm (closed)
148mm x 62mm x 14.6mm (open)

Weight: 5.68 ounces (161.1 grams)
Processor: Marvell PXA940 running at 624 MHz

Image System Processor (ISP): STmicroelectronics STV0987

Display: 3.2 inch HVGA+(480×360) Synaptics controlled touch screen

Camera: 5.0 MP camera (JPEG encoding) with flash, 2x digital zoom, image stabilization and auto-focus

Video recorder: up to 480p resolution

Battery: 1300 mAhr removable/rechargeable lithium-ion cell

Battery life: 18 days (GSM) or 14 days (UMTS) standby; 5.5 hours (GSM) or 5.8 hours (UMTS) talk

GPS using A-GPS with extended ephemeris and maps

Input: trackpad, touch screen with on-screen keyboard (QWERTY and SureType), slide-out backlit QWERTY keyboard

Video format support: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV3

Audio format support: MP3, AMR-NB, AAC-LC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WMV, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis

Ringtones: MIDI, MP3

Connectivity: 3G; Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR; 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi; 3.5mm stereo headset, Micro-USB

Tri-band 3G UMTS/HSDPA networks: 2100/1900/850/800 MHz
Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz

With this device we can not only browse, call and massage but we can do a lot more with the one of the biggest app store available from RIM BlackBerry. There are few apps in the BlackBerry App Store which are designed especially for the BlackBerry Torch 9800. But every BlackBerry app is compatible to this device whereas Torch 9800’s working is very much fines then other BlackBerrys. Even multi-tasking is already there in the BlackBerry from so long but this device has more computational power so while working on it there is no chance to see slow down or any hanging issue in device.

The BlackBerry Torch 9800 will be the next biggest demanding device in the BlackBerry era.

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