BlackBerry Torch 9850

Announced:
Aug 3, 2011
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Aug 21, 2011

PhoneArena Rating:

7.5
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Display

Display size:

3.7 inches

Resolution:

480 x 800 pixels

Pixel density:

252 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body:

52.44 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Single core, 1200 MHz, QC 8655

GPU:

Yes

RAM:

0.75 GB

Internal storage:

4 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

OS:

BlackBerry (7.1, 7)

Battery

Capacity:

1230 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 megapixels

Features:

Autofocus

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Continuous autofocus

Design

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 6.1 oz (175 g)

Features:

Optical Mouse (Touchpad)

Cellular

UMTS:

2100 MHz

Data Speed:

HSPA, UMTS

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 500

This device is also known as BlackBerry Monaco, BlackBerry Monza

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Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.45 inches)
  • No front-facing camera

Description

RIM BlackBerry Torch 9850 is an all-touch smartphone featuring the biggest screen on a BlackBerry to date - a 3.7” WVGA (480 x 800) capacitive touchscreen. It it features 1.2GHz processor, 5-megapixel camera, 720p video recoding, 8GB internal memory, microSD card slot, digital compass, 1230 mAh battery, 3G mobile hotspot functionality, Wi-Fi, accelerometer, and all this powered by BlackBerry OS 7. It is CDMA phone with quad-band GSM and European UMTS (2100 MHz).

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