BlackBerry Torch 9850
Some reliable sources at Verizon have put the date the device will be in stores at Sept. 15th...
I need to look at this thing first hand. If it's a POS, i'll probably head off to the dark side and get the other fruit Phone
If past history is any indicator, OS7 will be bugged and glitch-ridden, just like that garbage they released with the original Storm.
And it will take forever (A RIM Exclusive) to respond to the mountain of complaints. Just read the upcoming forums!
Plastic is an interesting choice. The excuse I heard was to save weight. Other blackberries have them too but I would still rather have glass.
No a deal breaker for me, but that other fruit phone keeps calling me Rumor has it that they got rid of the glass on the back of that one and replaced it with metal
Amazing! If your outdoors with a depleted power source, your basically S...Outta Luck! That's a game breaker for me even though RIMJOB's 12 minute reboot is enough to cause ya to drop the device...on purpose!
Oh that pushed email! I'd be Droiding and browsing on that 4.3" screen if it wasn't for the one feature that keeps me prisoner to BB.
This 9850 is a glorified Storm and the OS7 will join Palm handsets the day the first promotion goes out for QNX. Plastic Screen? the weight differential between the 9550 & the 9850 is less than an ...
Your right, you are SOL with the sealed battery being depleted and no power source, but there's an app for that ...ok...bad joke.
I just upgraded my laptop from a 5 year old Macbook Pro to a new one with that same blasted sealed battery. The difference is dramatic. You do get double the battery life and I don't have to carry around a spare. I get what apple did, but it won't work for everyone. Android is out because of the battery life for me.
Hmm...a glorified Storm or a glorified ipod?...
There's your game breaker. Null/Void/Exception (Rim famous popups).
It does everything else in catch up mode to run of the mill devices out there today.
The 9850 Plastic Storm2 refresh with new RIM touch experience technology.....Sure Scratch....
The device design makes possible, loads of better competitive handset choices. With OS Temp 7...the hottest thing on CB until QNX makes it just like the OS6.1 dinosaur. That's the one whereby Original Torch owners were "thrown under the bus" with this great revolutionary Storm2 refresh!
It seems this compan...
I agree that the specs don't make it a stand out phone among everything else out there. It's become a stop gap phone because of it's late release until QNX makes it's way into phones next year.
Well, my opinion having not seen one in person yet is that it's much better than it's troubled predecessors. More memory, bigger screen, better processor, the best the old BB OS will be. A cool phone for Blackberry users and middle of the pack for others I guess. I think it's more than a refresh. They tried to pass one of those off on us late last year and it wisely got yanked.
For quick communication, that text, and the ability to send it on the go, requires an accurate, convenient typing experience. From what I read on the Phonescoop test, the Torch is horrible...typo city, even in landscape position. Though the Storm improved from the original release, software key boards have never been a RIM strong point.
Perhaps I'm imagining it, but this 9850 release doesn't feel deserving of a tw...