BlackBerry Torch 9860

Announced:
Aug 03, 2011
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Nov 06, 2011

PhoneArena Rating:

7.5
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BlackBerry Torch 9860

Announced: Aug 03, 2011
Market status: Released
Release date: Nov 06, 2011

PhoneArena Rating:

7.5
Read Full Review
  • Display 3.7" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP
  • Storage 4 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1230 mAh(6.80h 3G talk time)
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

3.7 inches

Resolution:

480 x 800 pixels

Pixel density:

252 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

52.44 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD)

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 oz (172 g)

Features:

Optical Mouse (Touchpad)

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Single core, 1200 MHz, QC 8655

GPU:

Yes

RAM:

0.75 GB

Internal storage:

4 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 32 GB

OS:

BlackBerry (7)

Battery

Capacity:

1230 mAh

Talk time:

4.70 hours
the average is 22 h (1323 min)

Stand-by time:

13.9 days (334 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)

Talk time (3G):

6.80 hours
the average is 23 h (1397 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

13.5 days (324 hours)
the average is 28 days (669 h)

Music playback:

44.00 hours

Cellular

UMTS:

800, 850, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, UMTS, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS

Other:

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Notifications:

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

Hearing aid compatibility:

M3, T3

Other features:

Voice recording

Multimedia

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Aug 05, 2011

FCC ID value:

L6ARDP70UW link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.12 W/kg

Body:

0.86 W/kg

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

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

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

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.87 W/kg

Body:

1.46 W/kg

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.45 inches)
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (252 ppi)

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.

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