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  • Average user interface (has been upgraded with the new version of BlackBerry OS, but it still looks outdated compared to the Androids and iPhones)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


  • Smartphone OS: BlackBerry OS 6


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


  • Processor: 624 MHz
  • RAM: 512 MB


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


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


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


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


  • Music Player
  • Standard (3.5mm) earphone jack


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


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


  • Full (QWERTY) Keypad
  • Optical Trackpad
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