BlackBerry Torch 9800 Creates Sensation In The Industry

August 4th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD  

By Ranjan Bhaduri
BlackBerry Torch 9800Aug 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Research In Motion (RIM), the Canada based company which manufactures world famous BlackBerry smart phones has finally unveiled the much anticipated BlackBerry Torch 9800. The newest handset which is pitted against the latest iPhone has got a revamped and feature packed interface and spanking new BlackBerry 6 OS in it. The handset is going to be released in the USA on AT&T on Aug 12 as it has been reported. It will be available for $199 for a two year contract.

The blackberry Torch has a slide out QWERTY keypad that resembles Palm Pre and the touch screen size is above 3 inch as it seems from the images. The Torch has a 5 MP camera with LED flash which is better than what most other BlackBerrys have. The wireless connectivity has also got a boost with the inclusion of the 802.11n standard. The keypad resembles that of the Bold 9700 model. Therefore the messaging freaks should not have a trouble. The browser in the phone is powered by the Webkit engine. It is indeed a much needed improvement.

The new OS used in the phone is said to be speedy and would handle multi tasking with ease. The phone so powered by a CPU running at 624 MHz. While it may not be as fast as the Snapdragon CPU used in some smart phones that run at 1 GHz speed, it is still capable of dealing with multimedia well. The Touchscreen used in the phone is capacitive type which will be good for the users. The phone has received rave reviews from industry pundits.

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