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The BlackBerry Torch wasn't just RIM's first smartphone to combine both a 3.2-inch touchscreen and the beloved BlackBerry keyboard, it was also their first phone with a slide-out keyboard.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Jul. 12, 2010
  • Price at launch: $199.99


  • Alias: 9800

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  • Height: 4.37 inches
  • Width: 2.44 inches
  • Thickness: 0.57 inches
  • Weight: 0.35 pounds
  • Form factor: Slider
  • Color: Red, White, Black
  • Slide orientation: Portrait
  • Physical keypad: QWERTY
  • Loudspeaker: Mono
  • Noise cancellation: No


  • Screen size (diagonal): 3.2 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Pixel arrangement: RGB
  • Resolution (Y): 480 px
  • Resolution (X): 360 px
  • PPI: 188
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive


  • Carriers: AT&T
  • GSM frequencies supported: 1900, 1800, 900, 850
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • UMTS frequencies supported: 2100, 1900, 850
  • Max WWAN downlink speed: 3.6 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi: No
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  • Tethering / mobile hotspot: Yes


  • Clock speed: 624 MHz
  • Number of cores: 1


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


  • Resolution: 5 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: VGA

Rear Camera

  • Operating system: BlackBerry OS
  • Launch OS version: 6
  • Notable apps: BBM


  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB


Proximity, Ambient light, Accelerometer


  • Capacity: 1300 mAh
  • Removable: Yes


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