BlackBerry Torch 9800 with BlackBerry 6 OS Announced by AT&T

5 Aug 2010 | BlackBerry , RIM , Smartphone , Software , att | 2 comments


blackberry torch 9800 openResearch in Motion together with AT&T teamed up this week to announced the first BlackBerry smartphone to feature the newly announced BlackBerry 6 operating system, the BlackBerry Torch 9800 3G smartphone.

The Torch 9800 slider-phone features 624 Mhz processor with 512 MB of Flash memory, a 3.2-inch (360x480 pixels) capacitive touchscreen display, full QWERTY backlit slide-out keyboard, an optical trackpad and a 5 megapixel camera with flash, continuous auto focus, image stabilization, geo-tagging, as well as 640x480 resolution video recording.

Storage-wise, the Torch comes equipped with 4 GB of built-in memory storage and a microSD/SDHD memory card slot with support for up to 32 GB. Each device comes with a 4 GB card included.

Other features include built-in GPS, Wi-Fi, 3.5mm stereo headset jack, Bluetooth 2.1, 6 hours of talk time over 3G, 30 hours of audio playback and 6 hours of video playback.

The BlackBerry Torch 9800 smartphone will begin shipping exclusively for AT&T customers on August 12 in AT&T retail stores and online for $199.99 with a 2-year contract.

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by Acosta on Aug 5, 2010

Will the phone have touchscreen keyboard capabilities as well or is the actual keyboard the only way to type? And is the touchscreen the same as that on the storm from verizon?

by Ruben Potter on Aug 5, 2010

I LOVE YOU RIM!!! ='((

But... I thought this was only supposed to be out next year?

Do you foresee a torch 2 just like storm 2 that will be released nxt year?