Pros

  • Excellent keyboard/touchscreen design
  • BlackBerry 6 OS adds much-needed features

Cons

  • Performance can be sluggish
  • Display has lower resolution than rival phones

At A Glance

The Torch smartphone successfully delivers a design that is both innovative and familiar to BlackBerry users, but its performance and features aren’t quite up to par.

Manufacturer’s Description

The BlackBerry smartphone feature the highly anticipated BlackBerry 6 OS, the BlackBerry Torch offers a design that features a hi-resolution touchscreen display, slide-down full QWERTY keyboard, and optical trackpad. Packed with business tools as well as socially connected apps, the Torch also provides a desktop-like browsing experience via its 3.2-inch touchscreen, which enables you to navigate quickly through full-page views, multitask with tabbed browsing, and see the details with Pinch to Zoom.

The Specs

Display
Display size 3.2 inches
Display type Multitouch
Resolution 480 x 360 pixels
Storage
Internal Memory 512.0 MB
Other storage Micro SD
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Memory
Memory size 0.512 MB
Image Processor
Megapixels 5.0
Storage Media
SD card Micro SD
Included Software
Operating System BlackBerry OS