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.