Do You Still Want to Own BlackBerry Torch 9800 in the Year 2010?

“Well, yes, why not?” If you are a die-hard fan of BlackBerry and you are on a constant look-out for its new smartphones then undoubtedly BlackBerry Torch 9800 is going to impress you with some long awaited changes. This device goes hand in hand with the word ‘corporate’ still. Read on to know what’s new this time.

Admirable Features

  • This new sliding handset feels quite robust with a QWERTY keyboard, and a soft-touch textured finish at the back makes it comfortable for all hands. It is just the right size to fit into your jeans pocket.
  • This device has a 3.2 inch half-VGA, i.e., 480×360 pixel capacitive touch screen which questions its existence in the year 2010 amidst tough competition. The proximity sensor and accelerometer make the display pretty usable.
  • You are offered with 512MB of RAM and 4GB card with a microSD slot for storage up to 32GB.
  • It sports a 5megapixel camera with LED flash. It is capable of only VGA video recording. The pinch-and-zoom feature in the gallery viewer is quite helpful.
  • Battery of this device remains active for more than a day when used moderately. Talking continuously can allow you a battery life of over five hours on a single charge.
  • The BlachBerry Torch 9800 is a quad-band smartphone that supports Bluetooth 2.1, Wi-Fi, GPS, and it will be launched on 3G network of AT&T.

Welcoming Features

In an attempt to enable the new BlackBerry to reach out to new users other than those from corporate world, RIM together with BlackBerry OS 6 implemented following improvements:

Universal Search

The name ‘Torch’ aligns perfectly with this easy and fast feature of searching almost anything and everything on this mobile phone. Whether it is emails, music, apps, contacts, etc., this gadget enables you to search literally as you begin typing. You can even set preferences as to what you wish to search more often than not.

User Interface

RIM has put in a lot of effort in cleaning out the creases in the User Interface. The effect is most evident on the home-screen that has been designed to help you locate the most used functions easily.

Enhanced Multimedia and Browsing Experience

RIM couldn’t have done a better thing with BlackBerry than providing it with the Webkit based browser which is faster and smoother, and that serves as an assisting tool for the e-mail on this phone.

Moreover, Wi-Fi syncing enables you to transmit music from your PC to your phone wirelessly.

Social Networking

How about knitting all your Twitter, Facebook, instant messaging, and RSS feeds in one spot? That is exactly what the new application – Social Feeds – of OS 6 does.

If you truly admire the RIM BlackBerry Torch 9800 with its new OS and UI then definitely it can survive the smartphones’ war in 2010.

Author: Piyali

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