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Blackberry 9800 - Blackberry Torch Phone

The New Blackberry 9800 - Blackberry Torch Phone takes the Blackberry to the next level with its touch screen and sliding keypad, you get the best of both worlds. Internal memory of 8 GB makes this a media phone too, a real alternative to the iPhone. The RIM incription and email system is also available as always. The 9800 Curve is the best Blackberry today.

Buy Blackberry 9800 Torch SIM Free.

Blackberry 9800 - Blackberry Torch Phone Specifications:

Optical trackpad
High-resolution touch screen
Full QWERTY keyboard
3G network support
Simultaneous voice and data
Email and text messaging
BlackBerry Messenger
Instant Messaging
Camera and video recording
Tethered modem
Dimentions: (closed) 111mm / (open) 148mm x 62mm x 14.6mm
Weight: 161.1g
Display3.2" HVGA+ touch screen (480x360)
Font size (user selectable)
Light-sensing and proximity detecting screen
Camera & Video Recording5 MP camera
Continuous auto-focus ,Image stabilization
Flash , 11 scene modes
2X digital zoom VGA (640x480) video recording ,Geotagging
Battery & Battery Life1300 mAHr removable/rechargeable lithium-ion cell
Standby Time: GSM - up to 18 days, UMTS - up to 14 days
Talk Time: GSM - up to 5.5 hours, UMTS – up to 5.8 hours
Music Playback: up to 30 hours
Video Playback: up to 6 hours
GPS & BlackBerry MapsBuilt-in GPS functionality
Includes BlackBerry Maps
Touch screen with on-screen keyboard: portrait SureType, QWERTY and multi-tap, landscape QWERTY
Slide-out QWERTY keyboard with backlighting
Voice Input & Output3.5mm stereo headset capable
Integrated speaker and microphone
Hands-free headset capable
Bluetooth headset capable
Integrated hands-free speakerphone
M3, T3 (open position only) Rating for hearing aids (PDF)
Media PlayerWindows Media DRM 10 for music & video
Video format support: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV3
Audio format support: MP3, AMR-NB, AAC-LC,AAC+, eAAC+,
Ringtones & NotificationsTone, vibrate, on-screen or LED indicator
Notification options are user configurable
32 Polyphonic Ringtones - MIDI, MP3
BluetoothBluetooth v2.1 + EDR; Headset, Handsfree, Serial Port Profile,Profile.
Bluetooth Stereo Audio (A2DP/AVCRP)
Memory512 MB flash memory / 512 MB SDRAM
4 GB eMMC + 4 GB media card included
Expandable memory – support for microSD card up to 32 GB
Device SecurityKeyboard and screen lock
Wi-Fi802.11 b/g/n
WPA / WPA2 Personal and Enterprise
Cisco CCX certified
Wi-Fi access to BlackBerry Enterprise Server
Wi-Fi access to BlackBerry Internet Bundle
Support for UMA (carrier-dependent)
Learn more about Wi-Fi
Wireless NetworksTri-band 3G UMTS networks: 2100/1900/850/800 MHz
Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks: 850/900/1800/1900MHz

Blackberry 9800 - Blackberry Torch Phone

Blackberry 9800 - Blackberry Torch Phone

BlackBerry and touchscreen haven't previously been a great match. The first touchscreen phone from Blackberry was the Storm which was not very successful.

Blackberry 9800 Touch slide phone

BlackBerry's owner Research in Motion (RIM) announced the Torch: a touchscreen BlackBerry with a slide-out keyboard. The best of both worlds. BlackBerry has a markedly different system from other phonesbut it is intuative and easy to get used to. While this new OS is glitzier and more intuitive, it's an organic development from the earlier models.

Universal Search is a handy feature on the phone. Just start typing and the software automatically looks for everything relevant, including contacts, emails and more. If there's nothing in the device, you're offered links to Google and other sources. Palm pioneered this but BlackBerry has added extra destinations like YouTube. It's a highly efficient way to find things.

The new OS also has an internet browser which is significantly faster than before. Multitouch is now supported so you can pinch to zoom as on the iPhone.

Of course, the key benefits of BlackBerry are preserved: top of the range email delivery that's fast, efficient and secure, an unbeatably usable keyboard and the cost-effective BlackBerry Messenger. Wherever in the world you are, you can send unlimited instant messages to other BBM users at no extra cost.

If you're not keen on touchscreens, the BlackBerry Bold 9700 is still very hard to beat, but this is a highly impressive business phone.

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