BlackBerry Launches The Torch 9810 (Torch 2) In India For Rs.29,990

Earlier this month, Research-In-Motion (RIM) announced the much awaited Torch 9810 (Torch 2) smartphone. This handset is the successor of the popular BlackBerry Torch smartphone. It comes with a 3.2 inch touchscreen display as well as the slide-out QWERTY keyboard. This handset runs on the new BlackBerry 7 Operating System. Last week, we posted that, BlackBerry Torch 9810 is available at some of the retailers in Mumbai. Now, BlackBerry have finally launched the BlackBerry Torch 9810 in India.

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Blackberry Torch 9810 comes with a 3.2 inch TFT LCD display with 640 x 480 pixels resolution, 1.2 GHz processor, BlackBerry 7 Operating System, Trackpad, Slide-out QWERTY keypad, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 4G Connectivity, 5 megapixel camera with HD (720p) video recording, 4X digital zoom, continuous auto focus, face detection and more.

Other features include a 3.5mm stereo headset jack, 8 GB onboard memory, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, 768 MB RAM, Bluetooth 2.1, Built-in GPS functionality, BlackBerry Maps, Built-in speakerphone, up to 54 hours music playback time, up to 7 hours video playback time, up to 6.5 hours of talk time, up to 12.8 days of standby time and a 1270 mAh lithium-ion battery.

The original BlackBerry Torch was launched in India for Rs.35,000. But the new BlackBerry Torch 9810 comes with a price tag of just Rs.29,990. BlackBerry is also expected to launch the BlackBerry 9860 smartphone during September in India. You can also get this handset online at Flipkart and LetsBuy.

BlackBerry Torch 9810 Now Available In India For Rs.29,990

Earlier this month, BlackBerry unveiled the Blackberry Torch 9810 smartphone. This handset is the successor of the highly popular Blackberry Torch smartphone and it runs on the new BlackBerry 7 Operating System. BlackBerry Torch 9810 is already available for AT&T customers in the US. This handset comes with a 3.2 inch touchscreen display as well as the iconic BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard.

BlackBerry has not yet launched this smartphone in India, but Mahesh Telecom, a popular retailer in Mumbai has already stated selling this powerful smartphone in India. Last year, the original BlackBerry Torch was launched in India, two months after its initial announcement. But this time, the smartphone is available for the Indian customer within a month.

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Blackberry Torch 9810 features a 3.2 inch TFT LCD display with 640 x 480 pixels resolution, 1.2 GHz processor, BlackBerry 7 Operating System, Trackpad, Slide-out QWERTY keypad, 5 megapixel camera with HD (720p) video recording, 4X digital zoom, continuous auto focus, face detection and more.

Other features include a 3.5mm stereo headset jack, Bluetooth 2.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Built-in GPS functionality, BlackBerry Maps, Built-in speakerphone, 8 GB onboard memory, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, 768 MB RAM, 4G Connectivity, up to 54 hours music playback time, up to 7 hours video playback time, up to 6.5 hours of talk time, up to 12.8 days of standby time and a 1270 mAh lithium-ion battery.

The BlackBerry Torch 9810 comes with a price tag of Rs.29,990. But Mahesh Telecom is currently selling this at a Best Buy price of Rs.29,300. This handset is expected to be launched soon in India. Stay tuned for the official announcement.

[ Image Credit: Mahesh Telecom ]

BlackBerry Curve 9350 Coming To Sprint On September 9 For $79.99

Earlier this week, BlackBerry announced the new BlackBerry Curve 9350 smartphone, under the popular BlackBerry Curve series. BlackBerry Curve 9350 is a CDMA smartphone, powered by the BlackBerry 7 Operating System. It comes with a 2.44 inch HVGA+ touchscreen display, 800 MHz processor, 5 megapixel camera and more. This handset will be exclusively available to the Sprint customers in the US.

It is exciting to see the BlackBerry Curve line continue to evolve, building upon past success,said David Owens, vice president Product Development, Sprint. This latest iteration offers the recognizable form factor our customers have come to enjoy, while adding powerful new features and innovative apps of BlackBerry 7 to deliver the smoothest and fastest BlackBerry Curve experience to date.

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BlackBerry Curve 9350 features a 2.44 inch HVGA+ display, sporting a resolution of 480 x 360 pixel resolution, 800 MHz Qualcomm 8655 processor, BlackBerry 7 Operating System, Full QWERTY keyboard, 5 megapixel camera with flash, Image stabilization, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo-tagging, VGA video recording and much more.

Other features include a 3.5 mm headset jack, integrated GPS with A-GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR support, NFC (Near Field Communications), MicroSD card slot, 512 MB RAM, 32 GB expandable memory, 2 GB MicroSD card bundled, BlackBerry App World, BlackBerryPlayBook support with BlackBerry Bridge, up to 9 hours of video playback time, up to 45 hours of music playback time, up to 14.5 days of standby time, up to 5.5 hours of talk-time and a 1040 mAh Lithium-ion battery.

BlackBerry Curve 9350 will be available for purchase, starting from Friday, September 9. You can get this smartphone for just $79.99 with a two-year service agreement and a $50 mail-in rebate. BlackBerry Curve 9350 also requires activation on one of Sprint’s Everything Data plans and a required $10 Premium Data add-on charge for smartphones.

BlackBerry Unveils The New Curve 9350/9360/9370 Smartphones

BlackBerry recently announced the new BlackBerry Curve 9350/9360/9370 smartphones under the popular BlackBerry Curve series. These smartphones runs on the new BlackBerry 7 Operating System. The BlackBerry Curve 9350 will work with the CDMA carriers and the BlackBerry Curve 9360 will work with GSM carriers. On the other hand, BlackBerry Curve 9370 is a world phone. Check out the complete specs, after the break.

These new models will build on the incredible success of the BlackBerry Curve line and further expand the largest global launch of BlackBerry smartphones in our history,said Mike Lazaridis, President and Co-CEO at Research In Motion. The new BlackBerry Curve smartphones are absolutely stunning and offer a significant performance upgrade with an unmatched mobile social experience for the millions of feature phone users in the market as well as our existing Curve customers.

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BlackBerry Curve 9350 Specifications:

  • 2.44 inch HVGA+ display
  • 480 x 360 pixel resolution
  • 800 MHz processor
  • BlackBerry 7 Operating System
  • Full QWERTY keyboard
  • 5 megapixel camera with flash
  • Image stabilization,
  • Face detection
  • Digital zoom
  • Geo-tagging
  • VGA video recording
  • Integrated GPS with A-GPS ready
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • NFC (Near Field Communications)
  • microSD/SDHC slot
  • 512 MB internal memory
  • 32 GB expandable memory
  • Up to 9 hours of video playback time
  • Up to 45 hours of music playback time
  • Up to 14.5 days of standby time
  • Up to 5.5 hours of talk-time

BlackBerry Curve 9360 Specifications:

  • 2.44 inch HVGA+ display
  • 480 x 360 pixel resolution
  • 800 MHz processor
  • BlackBerry 7 Operating System
  • Full QWERTY keyboard
  • 5 megapixel camera with flash
  • Image stabilization,
  • Face detection
  • Digital zoom
  • Geo-tagging
  • VGA video recording
  • Integrated GPS with A-GPS ready
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • NFC (Near Field Communications)
  • microSD/SDHC slot
  • 512 MB internal memory
  • 32 GB expandable memory
  • Up to 9 hours of video playback time
  • Up to 25 hours of music playback time
  • Up to 5 hours of talk-time
  • Up to 12 days of standby time

BlackBerry Curve 9370 Specifications:

  • 2.44 inch HVGA+ display
  • 480 x 360 pixel resolution
  • 800 MHz processor
  • BlackBerry 7 Operating System
  • Full QWERTY keyboard
  • 5 megapixel camera with flash
  • Image stabilization,
  • Face detection
  • Digital zoom
  • Geo-tagging
  • VGA video recording
  • Integrated GPS with A-GPS ready
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • NFC (Near Field Communications)
  • microSD/SDHC slot
  • 1 GB internal memory
  • 32 GB expandable memory
  • Up to 9 hours of video playback time
  • Up to 45 hours of music playback time
  • Up to 5.5 hours of talk-time
  • Up to 14.5 days of standby time

The BlackBerry Curve 9350, 9360 and 9370 smartphones are expected to be available in Canada from this month, followed by other carriers around the world, beginning in September. The price of this handset have not been announced yet. Stay tuned for more updates!

BlackBerry Torch 9810 Now Available At AT&T For $49.99

Earlier this month, BlackBerry announced the much-awaited Blackberry Torch 9810 smartphone. This handset is the successor of the highly popular Blackberry Torch smartphone and it runs on the new BlackBerry 7 Operating System. This handset has not yet launched in the Europe and Asia, but the folks living in the US can go ahead and get this smartphone. The Blackberry Torch 9810 is exclusively available for the AT&T customers in the US.

BlackBerry customers are passionate about their smartphones and they know to come to AT&T for the best choice,said Jeff Bradley, senior vice president, Devices, AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets. From being the first carrier to offer the BlackBerry solution in 1999 to the broadest lineup of 4G-capable BlackBerry smartphones this year, we’ll continue to offer our customers the leading BlackBerry portfolio in the U.S.

blackberry torch 9810

Blackberry Torch 9810 features a 3.2 inch TFT LCD display with 640 x 480 pixels resolution, 1.2 GHz processor, BlackBerry 7 Operating System, Trackpad, Slide-out QWERTY keypad, 5 megapixel camera with HD (720p) video recording, 4X digital zoom, continuous auto focus, face detection and more.

Other features include a 3.5mm stereo headset jack, Bluetooth 2.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Built-in GPS functionality, BlackBerry Maps, Built-in speakerphone, 8 GB onboard memory, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, 768 MB RAM, 4G Connectivity, up to 54 hours music playback time, up to 7 hours video playback time, up to 6.5 hours of talk time, up to 12.8 days of standby time and a 1270 mAh lithium-ion battery.

AT&T customers can get the Blackberry Torch 9810 for just $49.99 with a 2 year service agreement and a $15 monthly data plan. To buy this handset, head over to this page at AT&T online store.

BlackBerry Bold 9900 Launched In India For Rs.32,490

Back in May, Research in Motion (RIM) announced its much awaited smartphone, the BlackBerry Bold 9900. This handset runs on the new BlackBerry 7 Operating System. The BlackBerry Bold 9900 is the company’s slimmest handset, which comes with the BlackBerry’s iconic QWERTY keyboard, 2.8 inch touchscreen display, 1.2 GHz processor, 5 megapixel camera, etc. The folks living in India can go ahead and get this handset, since the company recently launched the BlackBerry Bold 9900 in India.

We are thrilled to bring this outstanding new smartphone to the Indian market,said Frenny Bawa, Managing Director, India, RIM. We believe that customers will be extremely impressed with the exciting new features and exceptional performance delivered by the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and BlackBerry 7 OS.

BlackBerry Bold 9900

The BlackBerry Bold 9900 comes with the RIM’s new Liquid Graphics technology, which combines the graphics processor with the fast CPU and high resolution display to deliver a highly responsive touch interface and smooth graphics. It features a 2.8 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 640 × 480 pixels, 1.2 GHz Snapdragon processor, Blackberry 7 OS, full QWERTY keyboard, 5 megapixel camera with HD (720p) video recording and playback,

It also comes with a 3.5 mm headset jack, 768 MB RAM, 8 GB internal memory, MicroSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, Voice activated search, WiFi, 3G connectivity, Bluetooth 2.1, NFC (Near Field Communication), Augmented Reality, Improved browser, BlackBerry Balance and a 1230 mAh battery.

This handset is also pre-loaded with many interesting and useful apps, including the premium version of Documents To Go, which offers powerful document editing features as well as a native PDF document viewer. The BlackBerry Bold 9900 comes with a price-tag of Rs.32,490, but you can easily get this handset for around Rs.30,999.

BlackBerry Unveils The Torch 9850/9860 Smartphone

Research In Motion (RIM) has finally unveiled the much-awaited BlackBerry Torch 9850/9860 smartphone. This handset is the successor of the BlackBerry Storm 2. The Torch 9850/9860 runs on the latest BlackBerry 7 Operating System. This handset was originally called as the Storm 3, but it has been renamed to Torch 9850/9860. The BlackBerry Torch 9850 will work with the CDMA carriers and the Torch 9860 will work with GSM carriers. The BlackBerry Torch 9860 will be exclusively available to the AT&T customers in the US. Check out the complete specs below.

“BlackBerry customers are passionate about their smartphones and they know to come to AT&T for the best choice,” said Jeff Bradley, senior vice president, Devices, AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets. “From being the first carrier to offer the BlackBerry solution in 1999 to the broadest lineup of 4G-capable BlackBerry smartphones this year, we’ll continue to offer our customers the leading BlackBerry portfolio in the U.S.”

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BlackBerry Torch 9850/9860 Specifications:

  • 3.7 inch TFT LCD display
  • 800 x 480 pixels resolution
  • 1.2 GHz Processor
  • BlackBerry 7 OS
  • Optical trackpad
  • On screen QWERTY keyboard
  • 5 megapixel camera with flash
  • 4X digital zoom
  • Continuous auto focus
  • HD (720p) video recording
  • Built-in GPS functionality
  • BlackBerry Maps
  • 768 MB RAM memory
  • 4 GB eMMC
  • microSD card slot
  • 32 GB expandable memory
  • Dedicated Camera and Lock Keys
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • 4G Connectivity
  • Bluetooth 2.1
  • Up to 6.8 hours Talk time
  • Up to 13.9 days Standby time
  • Up to 44 hours of Music playback
  • Up to 6.6 hours of Video playback
  • 1230 mAh lithium-ion battery

BlackBerry Torch 9810 comes with the premium version of Documents To Go, which offers powerful document editing features as well as a native PDF document viewer. The price of this handset has not been announced yet. This handset is expected to release by the end of this month.

BlackBerry Announces The New Torch 9810 Smartphone

BlackBerry recently announced the new BlackBerry Torch 9810 smartphone. This handset is the successor of the highly popular Blackberry Torch smartphone. The BlackBerry Torch 9810 runs on the new BlackBerry 7 Operating System and features a 3.2 inch TFT LCD display, 1.2 GHz processor, Slide-out QWERTY keypad, 5 megapixel camera, etc. BlackBerry 7 OS comes with the WebKit browser engine which delivers browsing results that are up to 40% faster than BlackBerry 6 based smartphones and up to 100% faster than BlackBerry 5 based smartphones.

This is the largest global launch of BlackBerry smartphones in our history,said Mike Lazaridis, President and Co-CEO of Research In Motion. The BlackBerry solution offers a best-in-class mobile communications experience that customers love and we think they will be thrilled by the faster performance, enhanced browsing and richer multimedia delivered by these powerful new BlackBerry Bold and BlackBerry Torch smartphones.

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BlackBerry Torch 9810 Specifications:

  • 3.2 inch TFT LCD display
  • 640 x 480 pixels resolution
  • 1.2 GHz processor
  • BlackBerry 7 OS
  • Trackpad
  • Slide-out QWERTY keypad
  • 5 megapixel camera
  • HD (720p) video recording
  • 4X digital zoom
  • Continuous auto focus
  • Face detection
  • Bluetooth 2.1
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Built-in GPS functionality
  • BlackBerry Maps
  • 3.5mm stereo headset jack
  • Built-in speakerphone
  • 8 GB onboard memory
  • microSD card slot
  • 32 GB expandable memory
  • 768 MB RAM
  • 3G Connectivity
  • Up to 54 hours music playback time
  • Up to 7 hours video playback time
  • Up to 6.5 hours of Talk time
  • Up to 12.8 days of Standby time
  • 1270 mAh lithium-ion battery

BlackBerry Torch 9810 comes with pre-loaded applications and integrated functionality for increased productivity and collaboration. The price of this handset has not been announced yet. The BlackBerry Torch 9810 will be exclusively available for AT&T customers in the US. This handset is expected to release by the end of this month.

BlackBerry Torch 2 Running BlackBerry OS7 Pictures Leak

At the beginning of this month, Research In Motion (RIM) had unveiled the next generation BlackBerry Touch a.k.a BlackBerry 9900. The new Touch will be powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor from Qualcomm, and run on BlackBerry OS 7.

Today, the leaked pictures of another BlackBerry handset the Torch 2 have surfaced on the Internet.

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The Torch 2 has similar internals to the BlackBerry 9900. It is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor from Snapdragon, and packs 768MB of RAM along with 8GB of internal memory. The resolution of the 3.2-inch capacitive unit has also been bumped to VGA (640×480).

The leaked picture also suggests that the back of the phone will sport a 5MP camera with 720p HD video recording capability. Other key features include GPS with A-GPS, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth and NFC. The back of the phone will also have a metallic back cover.

I am guessing the Torch 2 will run on the next generation BlackBerry OS 7, which has an all new web browser and is much faster than its predecessors. Expect RIM to announce the Torch 2 officially and reveal more information about the handset in the next few weeks.

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RIM Announces The BlackBerry Touch 9900/9930; Runs BlackBerry OS 7

Research In Motion (RIM) has just announced two new BlackBerry handsets which aim to woo back the company’s once loyal customers.

The BlackBerry Bold 9900 and the Bold 9930 a.k.a Bold Touch feature a full QWERTY keyboard, and a 2.8-inch Liquid Graphics’ touch screen with VGA (640×480) resolution. The handsets are powered by a 1.2GHz Snapdragon processor.

Both the handsets are same right down to the core, except for their network antenna. The Bold 9900 supports HSPA+, while the 9930 supports both dual-band CDMA and quad-band GSM. The handsets also pack 768MB of RAM, 8GB of internal memory along with a microSD card slot. The back of the phone sports a 5MP camera with Flash, and Image stabilization. The camera is also capable of recording videos in 720p HD resolution.

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The Bold 9900 and the 9930 are also the slimmest BlackBerry handsets until date, measuring in at only 10.5mm. The usual array of sensors Digital Compass,   Wi-Fi a/b/g/n (2.4GHz/5GHz), Proximity sensor, GPS with A-GPS and Bluetooth 2.1 are also present. The handsets will also come with an NFC chip, again a first for BlackBerry handsets.

BlackBerry 7 The BlackBerry 7 OS is designed to power the new performance-driven BlackBerry Bold platform. It provides an easier and faster user experience with improved browsing, voice-activated searches, the ability to manage personal content separately from corporate content, as well as additional personal and productivity apps out of the box.

The Bold Touch 9900 and the 9930 will be running BlackBerry OS 7, when launched. The new OS brings is faster, easier to use, and also brings a new web browser. The new OS also supports voice search, along with BlackBerry Balance. This new features aims at separating a user’s personal and corporate content on his handset.

The handsets will be powered by a 1230mAh user-replaceable battery. The Touch 9900 and the 9930 are expected to be released all over the world beginning this summer’.