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BlackBerry Torch 9810

Announced
Aug 3, 2011
Market status
Released
Release date
Aug 11, 2011

US carrier availability

Discontinued: AT&T, T-Mobile

Pros

  • Lots of RAM (768 MB RAM)

Cons

  • No front-facing camera

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Description

RIM BlackBerry Torch 9810 happens to have a clear cut design similarity with the original handset. However, looking past the surface and deeper into its hardware, there's something beating much faster under the hood that's going to supply the handset some much needed processing power. It is packing on a serious 1.2GHz processor with hardware acceleration to really make it tangle with the other big guns in the industry. Moreover, it sports the same size 3.2” touchscreen but now with improved VGA resolution, 8GB of internal storage, and 768MB RAM. Other features include GPS, 5-megapixel camera with flash and HD video, Bluetooth 2.1, 1270 mAh battery, magnetometer, and an accelerometer.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • BlackBerry (7.1, 7)
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.37 x 2.44 x 0.57 inches (111 x 62 x 14.6 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 5.68 oz (161 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 3.2 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 480 x 640 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 250 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • TFT
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216
  • Touchscreen:
      • Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 5 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Features:
      • Autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Burst mode, Geo tagging
  • Camcorder:
      • 1280x720 (720p HD)
    • Features:
      • Continuous autofocus, Video sharing

Hardware

  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Single core, 1200 MHz
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 768 MB RAM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 8 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 6.50 hours
      the average is 12 h (746 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 12.8 days (307 hours)
      the average is 21 days (502 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 5.90 hours
      the average is 13 h (769 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 12.3 days (295 hours)
      the average is 21 days (502 h)
  • Video call time:
    • 7.00 hours
  • Capacity:
    • 1270 mAh

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Other:
    • UMA, Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Service lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Compass
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M3, T3
    • Voice recording
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Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 03 Aug 2011

Shopping information

  • MSRP price:
    • $ 450

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This device is also known as BlackBerry Torch 2, BlackBerry Torch 9810 4G


Alternative variants

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

BlackBerry Torch 9810 T-Mobile


Differences:
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 1700/2100, 2100 MHz

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