BlackBerry Torch 9800

price N/A launch Oct, 2010

phonecurry review summary prepared from 3 expert review(s)

  • + Good QWERTY keypad
  • + Good build quality
  • + Good audio quality
  • Bulky
  • Low loudspeaker volume
  • Average user interface (has been upgraded with the new version of BlackBerry OS, but it still looks outdated compared to the Androids and iPhones)

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OS

  • Smartphone OS: BlackBerry OS 6

Display

  • Touchscreen (Capacitive)
  • Screen Size: 3.2 inches small
  • Screen Resolution: 360x480 pixels (~ 188 pixels per inch)
  • Display Type: LCD
  • Sensors: Accelerometer

Processor/RAM

  • Processor: 624 MHz
  • RAM: 512 MB

Memory

  • Internal Memory: 4 GB
  • Expandable Memory Slot: Yes
  • Free (Included) Memory Card: 4 GB

Battery

  • Battery Capacity: 1270 mAh
  • Battery Standby: 307 hrs
  • Battery Talktime: 6.50 hrs

Dimensions

  • Weight: 161 gm bulky
  • Thickness: 14.6 mm thick

Camera

  • Camera: 5.0 MP
  • Camera Auto-Focus
  • Camera Flash
  • Other Camera Features: Image Stabilization, Continuous auto focus

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth
  • USB
  • WiFi
  • 3G
  • 2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)
  • GPS

More

  • App Store: BlackBerry App World
  • Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
  • Optical Trackpad
  • Java Apps Support
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!

Brand Value-For-Money Rating

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6-month average
2.00/5
Average
12-month average
2.50/5
Average

Brand Perception

brand perception based on brand equity surveys
Very Good

Service Quality Rating

overall service/support rating, taking into account both density of service network, and service quality perception based on user surveys
Good
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