BlackBerry Torch 9800

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R3,999.00

Description
Universal search
Looking for something? Scan your folders, apps, Internet, email and more, all in one search.

BlackBerry Messenger
With a chat-style layout and unlimited characters, get ready for a real-time conversation experience.

Long lasting battery
Whether you’re just chatting or getting down to business the BlackBerry Torch 9800 keeps you going.2

Fully loaded
How do GPS, Wi-Fi, 3G and 8 GB of memory1 sound? Now add expandable memory up to 32 GB and a 3.2” HVGA+ display. It’s all the functionality you need to get the job done.

Features
Optical trackpad
High-resolution touch screen
Full QWERTY keyboard
3G network support
Simultaneous voice and data
Email and text messaging
BlackBerry Messenger
Instant Messaging
Phone
Browser
Social feeds
Camera and video recording
Wi-Fi
GPS
Media player
Organizer
Bluetooth
Tethered modem

Display
3.2” HVGA+ touch screen (480x360)
Font size (user selectable)
Light-sensing and proximitydetecting screen

Camera & Video Recording
5 MP camera
Continuous auto-focus
Image stabilization
Flash
11 scene modes
2X digital zoom
VGA (640x480) video recording
Geotagging

Battery & Battery Life
1300 mAHr removable/rechargeable lithium-ion cell
Standby Time: GSM® - up to 18 days, UMTS - up to 14 days
Talk Time: GSM - up to 5.5 hours, UMTS – up to 5.8 hours
Music Playback: up to 30 hours
Video Playback: up to 6 hours

GPS & BlackBerry Maps
Built-in GPS functionality
Includes BlackBerry® Maps

Data Input & Navigation
Trackpad located on front face of device, ESC key to the right,
Menu key to the left
Touch screen with on-screen keyboard: portrait SureType®, QWERTY and multi-tap, landscape QWERTY
Slide-out QWERTY keyboard with backlighting

Voice Input & Output
3.5mm stereo headset capable
Integrated speaker and microphone
Hands-free headset capable
Bluetooth headset capable
Integrated hands-free speakerphone
M3, T3 (open position only) Rating for hearing aids (PDF)

Media Player
Windows Media DRM 10 for music & video
Video format support: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV3
Audio format support: MP3, AMR-NB, AAC-LC,     AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WMV, Flac, Ogg Vorbis

Ringtones & Notifications
Tone, vibrate, on-screen or LED indicator
Notification options are user configurable
32 Polyphonic Ringtones - MIDI, MP3

Bluetooth
Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR; Headset, Handsfree, Serial Port Profile, Stereo Audio (A2DP/AVCRP), SIM Access Profile, Dial-up Networking and Messaging Access Profile.
Bluetooth Stereo Audio (A2DP/AVCRP)

Memory
512 MB flash memory / 512 MB SDRAM
4 GB eMMC + 4 GB media card included
Expandable memory – support for microSD card up to 32 GB

Device Security
Keyboard and screen lock
Keyboard lock

Wi-Fi
802.11 b/g/n
WPA / WPA2 Personal and Enterprise
Cisco CCX certified
Wi-Fi access to BlackBerry® Enterprise Server
Wi-Fi access to BlackBerry Internet Bundle

Wireless Networks
Tri-band 3G UMTS networks: 2100/1900/850/800 MHz
Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks:    850/900/1800/1900MHz
Features
Manufacturer BlackBerry
Model Number Blackberry 9800 Torch
User Reviews

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Would Recommend
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Satisfaction
The battle contines: BlackBerry vs iPhone
03 Jun 2011

By theesan vedan

Improved home screen Blackberry OS 6 Improved touch pad

Its too heavy. Difficult to access keyboard, need two hands.

RIM takes on the iPhone with the new Blackberry Torch
18 May 2012

The Torch's web browser is based on the same platform as the iPhone and Android browsers, which brings with it features like tabbed browsing, improved rendering speed and HTML 5 support. Read more here: Gearburn review

By Gearburn

The multimedia experience has been improved with a new feature called Wi-Fi Music Sync that reportedly allows users to view their entire iTunes or Windows Media Player music libraries from their BlackBerry smartphone, create and edit playlists as well as select music for download.

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