BlackBerry Torch 9850

  |   by Brighthand Staff

The BlackBerry Torch 9850 was designed for fans of touchscreen-oriented smartphones. It has a larger screen than any previous BlackBerry — noticably larger than the one in the old Storm series. It debuted running BlackBerry OS 7, which will be the last version of the operating system before RIM switchs to a version based on the QNX OS. The Torch 9850 is available from both Verizon and Sprint. Review BlackBerry Torch 9850 Review: No Keyboard? No Problem

  • Pros

    • Excellent messaging capabilities
    • Crystal-clear voice calls
    • On-screen keyboard easy to use
  • Cons

    • Design not graceful
    • Medocre performance at best

Quick Take

A generally serviceable device, and the touch controls are relatively well implemented in the new BlackBerry OS 7 interface, but there's no stand-out features.

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