Blackberry Torch 2

First Look & Initial Specs Of The BlackBerry Torch 2 [9810] Smartphone

Torch – Blackberry’s touch come qwerty smart phone was a big hit when it was launched initially. Building upon the success and the good features of the Blackberry Torch, RIM has brought out the Blackberry Torch 2 (Blackberry Torch 9810).

It has amazing features such as a 5-megapixel camera with 720p HD video recording and 8GB of internal storage space. However, there is now front facing camera, so effectively, No 3G video calling.

Blackberry Torch 2
Blackberry Torch 2

The Torch 2 also comes with the latest version of the BlackBerry operating system, the BB OS 7 which has the Blackberry Internet Service 4.1. BIS 4.1 has an all new improved user interface and smart features like inbox priming. You can read more about BIS 4.1 here.

The world is going gaga over mobile wallet and mobile payments, worry not, Torch 2 has support for NFC as well! (What is NFC?)

Related: Blackberry Torch 4G. (Read»)

As of now there has been no official word on the pricing of the phone from RIM, but going by the price of Torch 1, we expect the price of Torch 2 to be around Rs. 30,000/- (US $ 680)

This is a developing story. We will update it as soon as we keep getting more information.

BlackBerry Torch 2 - More pictures
BlackBerry Torch 2 - More pictures

via Pocketnow & BGR, image via sohoa


NameBlackberry Torch 2 (9810)
DescriptionTorch 2, as the name says, is the second edition of Blackberry's Torch smartphone. It has a 3.2 inch touch screen as well as a qwerty key pad that slides out.

Price / Availability

PriceUS $ 680
Price (INR)Approx. Rs. 30,000/- (Estimated)
Available In

Screen / Display

Screen Size3.2 inch Colors & Resolution Screen Resolution640 X 480 Pixels
Screen ProfileVGA Capacitive touchscreen, WVGA , 16 Million Colors

Physical Appearance

Form FactorSliderKeypadTouch & QWERTY
Available ColoursBlack, White


3GYesWi-Fi (WLAN)Yes
Internet BrowserBlackBerry Browser, HTMLGPS SatelliteYes

Media Capabilities

Music SupportMP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, AMR Video SupportMPEG4, H.263, WMV
FM RadioYes3.5mm Audio JackYes


Camera Resolution5 Megapixels (2560 X 1920 Pixels) Auto Focus, Image Stabilization, Face Detection, Geo-taggingCamera FlashYes
Video Camera720p HD Video Recording - 1280 x 720 pixelsZoom4x Digital Zoom

Storage Memory

Internal Memory768MB RAM, 8GB Internal StrorageExpandable MemorymicroSD Card Slot Support expandable upto 32GB

Operating System

OS PlatformBlackberry OSVersionBB OS v 7.0

Battery / Power Consumption

TypeLi-Ion Capacity1300mAh

Computer Connectivity


Hardware Information

HardwareQualcomm Snapdragon 1.2GHz processor, Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor for Auto turn-off, BlackBerry Navigation keys, Magnetometer, Ambient Light Sensor

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