Leaked BlackBerry Roundup: New Torch2, Storm3, Bold Touch

BlackBerry "Storm 3/Touch" 9860/9850

The BlackBerry "Touch 9860," codenamed "Monza" and thought to be a successor to RIM's BlackBerry Storm2 95xx device, has been unofficially dubbed the "Storm 3." This device is perhaps the sleekest, best-looking handheld of the three highlighted in this post. It looks a bit like the Storm2, but thinner and more "modern-looking," and will have a trackpad for improved navigation.

BlackBerry Touch 9860 (Courtesy of BGR.com)
Like the Torch2 9810, the BlackBerry Touch 9860 smartphone will run RIM's BlackBerry 6.1 mobile OS, with support for NFC. And it is expected to pack a powerful 1.2GHz processor, 768MB of RAM, but unlike the new Torch, the Touch 9860 has less on-board storage--just 4GB--and a higher resolution display at 800x480 (WVGA). The Touch 9860 should also have the largest display of any BlackBerry at 3.7 inches, measured diagonally.

The Touch 9860 also employs a brand new, 1230 mAh "BlackBerry J-M1" battery.

And RIM should release a CDMA version of the Touch 98xx, which will likely be called the Touch 9850--codenamed "Monaco."

Read more BlackBerry "Storm3/Touch" 9860 technical specifications.

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