T-Mobile's BlackBerry Torch 9810 is arriving on November 9 for $249.99 - pre-sales are available now

T-Mobile's BlackBerry Torch 9810 is arriving on November 9 for $249.99 - pre-sales are available now
Being all alone by itself in the T-Mobile roadmap leak we saw early last month, the BlackBerry Torch 9810 seemed like the outsider amongst the wealthy Android smartphones found within it. Even though the handset itself didn’t quite come out as being a polarizing figure for AT&T, it’s nevertheless heading towards the number four wireless carrier in the country.

Without hesitation, T-Mobile officially announced today the upcoming availability of the BlackBerry Torch 9810, which will go on sale nationwide through T-Mobile retail stores and select dealers starting on November 9th.  However, if you happen to be a T-Mobile business customer, you can take advantage of the exclusive pre-sale promotion that’s happen today, November 2nd.

For those who might’ve forgotten about this very familiar looking BlackBerry, it’s the follow up successor to the original BlackBerry Torch 9800. Sporting an almost exact design as its predecessor, the Torch 9810 features a 3.2” TFT VGA display, 1.2GHz single-core processor, portrait style slide out keyboard, 5-megapixel camera with LED flash, 720p video recording, and BlackBerry OS 7.

Strangely, T-Mobile is asking $249.99 for the smartphone after a $50 mail-in-rebate – with your signature on a 2-year agreement. Yes, it’s indeed on the pricey side, but then again, it’s not something new seeing that they currently sell the BlackBerry Bold 9900 for the staggering price of $299.99 on-contract.

source: T-Mobile

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Torch 9810
  • Display 3.2" 480 x 640 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1270 mAh(5.90h 3G talk time)

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10 Comments

1. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

249.99 should be the no contract price for this junk phone, LOL.

8. bigdawg23

Posts: 467; Member since: May 25, 2011

I can get a SGS2 Skyrocket on AT&T with LTE, Dual Core, Super Amoled and 1080P Camera for $249. No BB should be over $99. Their hardware is SO outdated.

2. threeline

Posts: 311; Member since: Sep 11, 2011

I agree! What is BB doing? Is there even a need for BB anymore?

3. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

3.2” TFT VGA display, what a joke. TFT screen for $250???

4. hunted

Posts: 403; Member since: Sep 21, 2011

this is overpriced for BB. But lets see what they have

5. Synack

Posts: 688; Member since: Jul 05, 2011

The correct response is: "Yawn"

6. Dr.Phil

Posts: 2340; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

I am going to just put out my prediction: either Google or Microsoft is going to buyout Blackberry. Probably Microsoft since they use to build more business oriented phones.

7. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

With Google buying Motorola, MS grabbing BB makes more sense. If they are interested, and if RIM drops enough to be a steal. I think it is more likely that the two guys who run RIM and do not realize it is no longer 2003 get ousted, a new CEO takes over and RIM adopts a software partner.

9. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

Im surprised those 2 guys haven't been outed yet. The board must really love those guys.

10. android_sucks

Posts: 111; Member since: Jul 28, 2011

I got it with AT&T for $49.99!!! I can't believe that Tmobile is charging so much for this phone!!!!! Tmo reallly sucks!!!

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