Review: BlackBerry 9800 Torch
Research In Motion's new BlackBerry Torch is sure to stoke the fires of envy in the crackberry crowd, but how does it compare to Android and iPhone?
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Are you a BlackBerry addict? Is BlackBerry Messenger your life? Do touch screens turn you on? Do you need a physical keyboard for typing messages? If you answered yes to any of these questions, than it's likely Research In Motion's latest BlackBerry, the 9800 Torch, is right up your alley. The 9800 pairs RIM's strengths — those keyboards! that email! BBM! — with a new operating system and a slick new hardware design.
Aug 3, 2011
AT&T and Research In Motion today announced three upcoming 4G handsets that will be added to AT&T's smartphone lineup over the course of the next few months. First is the BlackBerry Torch 9810, an update to last year's 9800.
Dec 11, 2012
Wi-LAN has filed a lawsuit against Research In Motion alleging that the BlackBerry maker is infringing on a single patent related to Bluetooth technology. Wi-LAN says a number of RIM's smartphones, such as the Bold, Pearl, Storm, and Torch, infringe on the patent.
Apr 3, 2012
Research In Motion was hit with a lawsuit by NXP, which alleges that RIM's BlackBerry Torch, Curve, and Bold smartphones infringe on six of its patents. NXP wants sales of the devices halted, and compensatory and triple damages.
Mar 28, 2012
A company called Graphics Properties Holdings recently filed a lawsuit against Apple, HTC, LG, RIM, Samsung, and Sony, alleging that the companies' products violate its intellectual property. Specifically, the lawsuit covers a patent pertaining to how mobile devices process data and text into pixels on a display.
The Key2 LE shares the same basic size, shape, and appearance of the pricier Key2, but downshifts materials and components to make it less costly. If you're a keyboard die-hard, the Key2 LE is an intriguing and affordable option thanks to the solid Android platform and productivity-boosting software from BlackBerry.
To all the iOS4 and Android lovers out there...
I've loved BB for years, and this phone pleases me immensely. Let's get a CDMA version now! (hint hint)
hsdpa 7.2 or 3.6?
Do you know what it has on board?
According to phonescoop itself, the 9800 offers 3.6.
I love my new torch
the internet is ten times better than my 9700
and the virtual keyboard got it right 100 percent
the os is great