- 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.
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.