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New video shows off typing using the BlackBerry Torch 9860 virtual keyboard

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New video shows off typing using the BlackBerry Torch 9860 virtual keyboard
With the upcoming BlackBerry Torch 9850/9860, you can tell that RIM is really opening up to using the touchscreen much more with its next-generation devices, which they’re hoping to be used more for inputting lengthy text.

Lucky for all of us, a new video shows off the typing experience with the upcoming BlackBerry Torch 9860 using its virtual keyboards. Based on the video, both the layout of the portrait and landscape keyboards appear to be uniform with their square size – and since it’s rumored to be running a 1.2GHz processor, its operation is nearly effortless. Additionally, you’ll know when you hit a specific button because of the superimposed character seen when something is pressed.

Aside from that, we’re presented with some other multimedia centric functionality with the handset – like watching videos. With such a responsive rate in its typing operation, inputting text is undoubtedly looking to be a piece of cake with this one.

via CrackBerry

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posted on 26 Jul 2011, 21:10

1. Tyler2233 (unregistered)


I can't wait to get this when it comes out in February!!!

posted on 27 Jul 2011, 06:43 1

2. RJ440 (unregistered)


Release it already!

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