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Press Release -- August 19th, 2011
Source: Sprint Nextel
Tags: Video

BlackBerry Torch 9850

A sleek, all-touch BlackBerry World Phone

BlackBerry® Torch™ 9850 is the first all-touch BlackBerry® smartphone from Sprint. This sleek smartphone features a 3.7-inch capacitive touchscreen and trackpad for navigation. Powered by the new BlackBerry® 7 OS and a 1.2GHz processor with Liquid Graphics™ technology, BlackBerry Torch 9850 is packed with powerful new features and innovative apps that deliver the smoothest and fastest BlackBerry experience to date. BlackBerry Torch uses the Sprint 3G Network domestically and offers World Phone capability for international travel to nearly anywhere in the world. Users can stay connected and share moments through pictures and videos via MMS, and by instant message with popular IM services like BBM™ (BlackBerry® Messenger). BlackBerry Torch also offers easy access to social networking sites like Flickr®, MySpace and Facebook®, with smooth integration providing a great view of what’s happening both personally and professionally. It comes preloaded with BlackBerry App World™, giving customers access to fun and useful applications.

  • BlackBerry® service provides access to up to 10 supported business and personal email accounts, plus BlackBerry® Enterprise Server support for corporate email installations
  • View and update your calendar, schedule appointments, check your task list and more while on the go; also includes a calculator, alarm clock and memo pad
  • Premium version of DataViz Docs To Go® suite preloaded, for editing Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files from anywhere
  • BlackBerry App World™ store front for customization, fun and productivity
  • 1.2GHz Processor
  • Liquid Graphics technology delivers a responsive touch interface with incredibly fast and smooth graphics
  • 5MP camera with HD (720p) video capture, flash and zoom
  • 768MB RAM, 4GB on-board storage memory
  • microSD card slot supports up to 32GB cards
  • BlackBerry® PlayBook™ ready: The BlackBerry Torch 9850 smartphone comes ready to use with the new BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, right out of the box
  • Wi-Fi® (802.11 b/g/n) connectivity
  • Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR support
  • Speakerphone
  • GPS
  • BlackBerry® 7 OS
  • Dual-Band CDMA, EV-DO REV A, Dual-Band HSPA, Quad-Band EDGE and Single-Band UMTS
  • Dimensions:4.72 inches x 2.44 inches x 0.45 inches (120mm x 62mm x 11.5mm)
  • Weight: 4.76 ounces (135 grams)
  • Display: 3.7-inch touchscreen display with 480×800 resolution
  • Battery: 1230 mAh Lithium-Ion battery
  • Talk Time: Up to nearly 6 hours talk time
Mark Elliott, Sprint


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