BlackBerry Torch 9800 vs BlackBerry Bold 9790

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Display

Size:

3.2 inches
2.5 inches

Resolution:

480 x 360 pixels, 188 PPI
360 x 480 pixels, 245 PPI

Technology:

TFT
TFT

Screen-to-body:

46.10 %
28.20 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

Processor:

624 MHz
Single core, 1000 MHz, Marvel Tavor MG1

GPU:

Yes

RAM:

0.5GB
0.75GB

ROM:

512 MB

Internal storage:

4GB
8GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

BlackBerry (6.0.x)
BlackBerry (7)

Battery

Capacity:

1300 mAh
1230 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP (Autofocus)
5 MP (Autofocus)

Video recording:

640x480 (VGA) (24 fps)
640x480 (VGA)

Features:

Video sharing

Design

Dimensions:

4.37 x 2.44 x 0.57 inches (111 x 62 x 14.6 mm)
4.33 x 2.36 x 0.45 inches (110 x 60 x 11.4 mm)

Weight:

5.68 oz (161.1 g)
3.77 oz (107.0 g)

Features:

Full keyboard, Optical Mouse (Touchpad), Notification light
Full keyboard, Optical Mouse (Touchpad)

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Other

Colors:

Black

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS
HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1
2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 b, g, n, a

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), (32 voices)
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Aug 03, 2010
Nov 09, 2011

FCC ID value:

L6ARCY70UW link
L6AREC70UW link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.91 W/kg
1.35 W/kg

Body:

0.68 W/kg
0.81 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 200

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 03, 2010
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