BlackBerry Torch 9860 Picks Up Where Storm Left Off
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This is very impressive
Where was this 4 years ago?
This press release is from 2007.
But the 1.2GHz processor, higher megapixel camera, more internal memory, optical trackpad, support for 32GB cards, a 3.7 inch screen, and OS7 aren't from 2007