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Video Tour: BlackBerry Torch 9850

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Aug 31, 2011, 4:25 PM   by Eric M. Zeman

Here is a quick look at the Research In Motion BlackBerry Torch 9850 for Sprint. It offers the latest system software from RIM in addition to svelte good looks.

Here is an initial first look of the BlackBerry 9850 Torch. It is a classy and stylish touch phone that boasts a lot of features in an attractive casing. The device feels great in the hand, and has a dazzling display.


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Eric has been covering the mobile telecommunications industry for 17 years at various print and online publications. He studied at Rutgers Newark and University of Kentucky, and has a degree in writing. He likes playing guitar, attending concerts, listening to music, and driving sports cars.


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Aug 31, 2011, 7:02 PM

looks great, but....

The screen is plastic, not glass.........
crackberry said:
The screen is plastic, not glass.........

Designed to save weight. Storm 1 and Storm 2 were as heavy as bricks. People complained they were way too heavy

Sep 1, 2011, 5:44 PM

U.S. Cellular FINALLY got a cool new smartphone!!!!

RIM had made a huge advancement with the 9850 and 9900. They have nice cameras, huge displays, and fast processors. Also I am VERY excited that they offered the 9850 to U.S. Cellular!!!! Another satisfied Blackberry user. Keep it up RIM!!!!

Sep 1, 2011, 9:14 AM

RIM making a comeback.

This is an amazing Blackberry! I was chosen to do some testing / benchmarking for it, and as hard as it is for most phones to do this, it impressed me. Right out of the box you can tell this phone is a MASSIVE improvement over previous models.

Also...USCC carries it as well...I'm pretty sure they launched it first though I may be wrong.
Hi @Kenzin,

Alex from RIM here. Thanks for sharing your experiences with the Torch 9850 – we really appreciate the feedback. I’m a Bold 9900 user myself (because of the keyboard/touch screen combo), but it’s ...
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