BlackBerry Torch 9800 Specs



RIM BlackBerry Torch 9800 is a phone for all those customers who wanted something of both worlds – a multi-touch screen and RIM's renown QWERTY keyboard design. The device will feature a 3.2-inch touchscreen with a resolution of 360x480 pixels (not exactly groundbreaking stuff), 512MB RAM, 5MP camera, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and quad-band 3G. The design and hardware of the BlackBerry Torch seem great for the most part, but equally impressive should be the software that will be employed in the new smartphone. First before most we should mention the brand new web browser that will support tabs and pinch-to-zoom. RIM's acclaimed messaging/email prowess are of course present, along with much improved social networking and multimedia capabilities, which will all be part of the new BlackBerry 6 operating system that will be powering the Torch.

This device is also known as BlackBerry Bold Slider


  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard


  • Thick body (0.57 inches)
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I have it 29 users
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Size: 3.2 inches
Resolution: 480 x 360 pixels, 188 PPI
Technology: TFT
Screen-to-body: 46.10 %
Features: Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor


Processor: 624 MHz
RAM: 0.5GB
Internal storage: 4GB
Storage expansion: microSDHC up to 32 GB
OS: BlackBerry (6.0.x)
ROM: 512 MB
Device type: Smartphone


Capacity: 1300 mAh
Type: Li - Ion, User replaceable


Rear: Single camera
Main camera: 5 MP (Autofocus)
Flash: LED
Video recording: 640x480 (VGA) (24 fps)
Features: Video sharing
Dimensions: 4.37 x 2.44 x 0.57 inches (111 x 62 x 14.6 mm)
Weight: 5.68 oz (161.1 g)
Features: Full keyboard, Optical Mouse (Touchpad), Notification light


3G: Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Data Speed: HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS


Headphones: 3.5mm jack

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 2.1
Wi-Fi: 802.11 b, g, n
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Features: Charging
Hearing aid compatible: M3, T3
Location: A-GPS
Other: UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications: Music ringtones (MP3), (32 voices)
Other features: Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: Aug 03, 2010
FCC ID value: L6ARCY70UW
Measured SAR:
Head: 0.91 W/kg
Body: 0.68 W/kg

Buyers information

Price: $ 200


Aug 03, 2010
Officially announced: Yes
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The HERO !
Phone owned for less than a month

Hi guys,
i bought Blackberry Torch.. totally impressd on the feautrs.. and its performance.... i had choosen ths model mainly for Internet purpose and am havng great Satisfaction...Multitasking ..jzz wow really a powerfull phone.. Battery life too good..
got lots of Apllications nd lots of stuff frm Blackberry Market.. both free and paid are available ther, anyway thankz to Blackberry ammm Happy to hav a fo lik this.

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Blackberry Torch review
Phone owned for more than a year

Great phone! fantastic for business, very fast (as long as you dont overload it memory).
Battery Life is good if not used constantly.
Great Business phone with brilliant features such as the Camera.
But If the chairman of Blackberry is reading this, use a lithium battery in the future, like the Iphone 4's battery. Many Thanks Mr Bombastic.

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I love that Smartphone
Phone owned for less than a month

The BlackBerry Torch 9800 is great smartphone. It cannot be compared to the Iphone. It's a friendly user phone. Easy access with whatever you want. Well done R.I.M. It's really exceptional, amazing, goes beyond expectations. I personally recommend it to everyone. Just try a BlackBerry, you won't be dissapointed in your life...

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