Reviews and Problems with BlackBerry Torch 9810 / Torch 2
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20 March 2015
Summary: RIM's -- the first BlackBerry to offer both a touch screen and a hardware keyboard -- debuted last year to decent reviews but a tepid reaction from shoppers. It was a solid device, but one that failed to win over shoppers more interested in the and .
Excerpt: This phone is nice step up for loyal Blackberry enthusiasts (without the price increase) and for those needing a strong messaging device. As a Blackberry device it's a bit sparse on apps, and the camera quality wasn't the standout feature you'd expect for the price.
Pros: Easy to use and navigate, Battery is easy to remove, Slim handset, Helpful instruction manual
Cons: Can’t customize panels like you can on other devices, Low camera quality, Casing is hard to remove
Conclusion: It feels like we’re going over old ground, but the BlackBerry Torch 9810 remains a great phone for the fundamentals and email. If that’s what you’re looking for, in a solid, sturdy design, the Torch 9810 is a great choice.
Conclusion: The BlackBerry Torch 9810 adds an excellent slide-out QWERTY keyboard to a good sized touch screen, but the lack of apps and games in BlackBerry App World will be a turn-off for some when compared with rival Android and Apple models.
Excerpt: The BlackBerry Torch 2 is a handsome looking smartphone. The most noticeable change from the original Torch is the more attractive checkered, gun-metal finish that wraps the device. The touchscreen, at 640x480 pixel resolution, is naturally responsive and boasts impressive color vibrancy.
Excerpt: BlackBerry only recently announced a slew of new smartphones out of which the Bold-Touch 9900 already made its mark on the nation and now it’s the upgrade to the Torch. Nearly a year after the original Torch arrived in the market; RIM has revealed the Torch 2 — or 9810 as it is model-named.
Excerpt: The latest trend in mobiles seems to be to combine touch-screens and QWERTY keyboards – the Nokia E6, Samsung Galaxy Pro and HTC ChaCha, are all examples of this. And now BlackBerry brings us the Torch 9810 .
Summary: Touchscreen, keyboard, 5MP snaps and a new OS - sound familiar?
Pros: Admirable battery life, Great screen, Improved onscreen keyboard, Unrivalled contacts management, Great still camera with effective image stabilisation
Cons: No Flash internet, Video is fiddly to turn the light on, Poor music loudspeaker compared to Bold 9900, Not much difference to Torch 9800, No NFC and only 5MP camera mean it's not massively future-proof