BlackBerry Torch 9800

Launch: Oct, 2010

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Review Summary based on 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  • Average user interface (has been upgraded with the new version of BlackBerry OS, but it still looks outdated compared to the Androids and iPhones)

Click through to read the 3 expert reviews:

1. GSMArena 2. Phone Arena 3. CNET

Video Review, handpicked by phoneCURRY

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
  • 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

Music

  • Music Player
  • Standard (3.5mm) earphone jack

Connectivity

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

Apps

  • App Store: BlackBerry App World
  • Social Networking Apps
  • Email
  • Instant Messaging
  • Document Viewer
  • Voice Recorder
  • Voice Control
  • Java Apps Support

More

  • Full (QWERTY) Keypad
  • Optical Trackpad
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

average phonecurry internal rating for other phones launched by this brand
6-month average
3.25/5
Good
12-month average
2.83/5
Average

Brand Perception

brand perception based on brand equity surveys (how cool is this brand?)
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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