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BlackBerry Colt vs BlackBerry Torch 9860

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BlackBerry Colt Remove phone

Posted: 09 Aug 2011
Market Status: Not officially announced
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BlackBerry Torch 9860 Remove phone

Posted: 03 Aug 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSBlackBerryBlackBerry (7) 
Dimensions 4.72 x 2.44 x 0.45 inches (120 x 62 x 11.5 mm) 
Weight 4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
Display
Physical size 3.7 inches 
Resolution 480 x 800 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.

 252 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, Geo tagging 
Camcorder 1280x720 (720p HD) 
Features Continuous autofocus 
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.

Dual coreSingle core, 1200 MHz, QC 8655 
Graphics processor Yes 
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 4 GB 
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time 4.70 hours
the average is 12 h (690 min)
 
Stand-by time 13.9 days (334 hours)
the average is 20 days (488 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 6.80 hours
the average is 15 h (915 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 13.5 days (324 hours)
the average is 23 days (542 h)
 
Video call time 6.60 hours 
Capacity 1230 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
YouTube player Yes 
Technology
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 800, 850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
Data HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, UMTS, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, 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, EDR 
Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n 
USB USB 2.0 
Connector microUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
Other UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
Notifications Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Sensors Accelerometer, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibility M3, T3 
Other Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced 03 Aug 2011 
Scheduled release

Scheduled release - Shows when is the particular phone scheduled to be made available to the public in North America

2012 (Unofficial)  

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