• Excellent keyboard/touchscreen design
  • BlackBerry 6 OS adds much-needed features


  • Performance can be sluggish
  • Display has lower resolution than rival phones

At A Glance

The Torch smartphone successfully delivers a design that is both innovative and familiar to BlackBerry users, but its performance and features aren’t quite up to par.

Manufacturer’s Description

The BlackBerry smartphone feature the highly anticipated BlackBerry 6 OS, the BlackBerry Torch offers a design that features a hi-resolution touchscreen display, slide-down full QWERTY keyboard, and optical trackpad. Packed with business tools as well as socially connected apps, the Torch also provides a desktop-like browsing experience via its 3.2-inch touchscreen, which enables you to navigate quickly through full-page views, multitask with tabbed browsing, and see the details with Pinch to Zoom.

The Specs

Part Number ATTTORCH9800BLK
Display size 3.2 inches
Display type Multitouch
Resolution 480 x 360 pixels
Internal Memory 512.0 MB
Other storage Micro SD
Battery Type Lithium ion
Memory size 0.512 MB
Exposure Controls
Flash Built-in Flash
Image Processor
Megapixels 5.0
Digital Zoom 2.0
Storage Media
SD card Micro SD
Included Software
Operating System BlackBerry OS
Form Factor
Number of Displays One
Form Factor Slide