BlackBerry Torch 9860

Description

RIM BlackBerry Torch 9860 is an all-touch smartphone featuring the biggest screen on a BlackBerry to date - is a 3.7” WVGA (480 x 800) capacitive touchscreen. 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 a quad-band GSM and tri-band UMTS world phone, with alternative variant featuring T-Mobile AWS 3G band.

This device is also known as BlackBerry Monza, BlackBerry Monarch, BlackBerry Storm 3

Cons

  • Thick body (0.45 inches)

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Display

Size: 3.7 inches
Resolution: 800 x 480 pixels, 252 PPI
Technology: TFT
Screen-to-body: 52.44 %
Features: Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

Processor: Single core, 1200 MHz, QC 8655
GPU: Yes
RAM: 0.75GB
Internal storage: 4GB
Storage expansion: microSDHC up to 32 GB
OS: BlackBerry (7)

Battery

Capacity: 1230 mAh
Type: Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear: Single camera
Main camera: 5 MP (Autofocus)
Video recording: 1280x720 (HD)
Features: Continuous autofocus
Dimensions: 4.72 x 2.44 x 0.45 inches (120 x 62 x 11.5 mm)
Weight: 4.76 oz (135.0 g)
Features: Optical Mouse (Touchpad)

Cellular

UMTS: 800, 850, 1900, 2100 MHz
Data Speed: HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, UMTS, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Multimedia

Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Features: Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 2.1, EDR
Wi-Fi: 802.11 b, g, n
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Features: Mass storage device, Charging
Location: GPS
Sensors: Accelerometer, Compass
Other: UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications: Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Other features: Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: Aug 05, 2011
FCC ID value: L6ARDP70UW link
Measured SAR:
Head: 1.12 W/kg
Body: 0.86 W/kg
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Alternative variants

BlackBerry Torch 9860 T-Mobile

Differences from the main variant:
UMTS: 900, 1700/2100 MHz
FCC approval:
Date approved: Aug 05, 2011
FCC ID value: L6ARDQ70UW link
Measured SAR:
Head: 0.87 W/kg
Body: 1.46 W/kg

Carrier Availability

Discontinued

AT&T

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