RIM BlackBerry Torch 9850

Verge Review

The BlackBerry Torch 9850 marks RIM’s third attempt at a touchscreen-only phone with no keyboard. Though you might think of it as a Storm 3, RIM’s gone with the newer (and arguably less infamous) Torch brand for this one. The 9850 isn’t anything like the first Torch 9800, and aside from nearly identical guts on the inside it’s far different from that device’s followup, the 9810. So, just what is this new mysterious BlackBerry about, and where does it fit in the lineup? Read along after the...

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Basic Specs

Thickness 0.45 inches
Weight 0.3 pounds
Form factor Slab
Screen size (diagonal) 3.7 inches
Carriers Verizon Wireless, Sprint, US Cellular
Operating system BlackBerry OS
Launch OS version 7

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Tech Specs

Hardware

Height 4.72 inches
Width 2.44 inches
Thickness 0.45 inches
Weight 0.3 pounds
Form factor Slab
Color Black

Display

Screen size (diagonal) 3.7 inches
Technology LCD
Pixel arrangement RGB
Resolution (Y) 800 px
Resolution (X) 480 px
PPI 252
Touchscreen type Capacitive

Connectivity

Carriers Verizon Wireless, Sprint, US Cellular
CDMA Yes
CDMA frequencies supported 1900, 800 / 850
GSM Yes
GSM frequencies supported 1900, 1800, 900, 850
UMTS / HSPA Yes
UMTS frequencies supported 2100
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi support 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
Tethering / mobile hotspot Yes

Processor

Manufacturer Qualcomm
Brand / family Snapdragon
Model MSM8655
Clock speed 1.2 GHz

Memory

RAM size 768 MB

Storage

Internal size 4 GB
External Yes
Max external size 32 GB
External type microSD

Rear Camera

Resolution 5 megapixels
Flash LED
Focus type Autofocus
Video resolution 720p

Software

Operating system BlackBerry OS
Launch OS version 7

Interface

Headphone jack 3.5mm
Other ports Micro USB

Battery

Capacity 1230 mAh
Removable Yes

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