BlackBerry Torch 9800 vs BlackBerry Bold 9900

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Display

Display size

3.2 inches
2.8 inches

Resolution

360 x 480 pixels
640 x 480 pixels

Pixel density

188 ppi
286 ppi

Technology

TFT
TFT

Screen-to-body ratio

46.10 %
31.95 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
 

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

640x480 (VGA) (24 fps)
1280x720 (HD)

Features

Video sharing
 

Design

Dimensions

4.37 x 2.44 x 0.57 inches (111 x 62 x 14.6 mm)
4.53 x 2.60 x 0.41 inches (115 x 66 x 10.5 mm)

Weight

5.68 oz (161 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Features

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

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Features

 
Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer

Hardware & Performance

Processor

624 MHz
Single core, 1200 MHz, QC 8655

RAM

0.5 GB
0.75 GB

ROM

512 MB
 

Internal storage

4 GB
8 GB

Storage expansion

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDHC up to 32 GB

OS

BlackBerry (6.0.x)
BlackBerry (7.1, 7)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

2.1
2.1

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

 
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS

Sensors

 
Accelerometer, Compass

Other

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

Cellular

UMTS

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

Data

HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS
HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Battery

Capacity

1300 mAh
1230 mAh

Type

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

Talk time

5.50 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)
6.30 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time

17.0 days (408 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
12.8 days (307 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Talk time (3G)

5.80 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)
5.90 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

9.2 days (221 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
12.8 days (307 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Music playback

30.00 hours
50.00 hours

Video playback

6.00 hours
7.40 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Music ringtones (MP3), (32 voices)
Music ringtones (MP3)

Other features

Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Aug 03, 2010
Aug 30, 2011

FCC ID value: L6ARCY70UW link
FCC ID value: L6ARDE70UW link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.91 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Body

0.68 W/kg
1.03 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 200
$ 700
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