Blackberry Torch 9850 Reviewed - Lighting a Fire Under RIM
29 September 2011
Excerpt: The Torch 9850 is a follow up to the original Torch, but it does discard the portrait QWERTY keyboard. Instead, it's a fully touch-screen smartphone with a nice design, hoping to bring back the smartphone market to RIM. But does the Torch light a...
RIM takes another shot at an all touchscreen BlackBerry — is the third time the charm?
19 August 2011
Summary: This latest Torch is certainly an interesting device, but I honestly can’t recommend it over any of the other BlackBerrys on the market. The virtual keyboard alone is one of the most frustrating I’ve ever used, and with alternatives like the Bold 9900 and Torch 9810 available, I can’t imagine why anyone would want this device instead.
Pros: Beautiful, bright touchscreen, Good built-in camera, Great, loud speaker
Cons: Terrible on-screen keyboad, App selection is weak, many apps are incompatible, Hardware buttons are poorly designed