Delivering the best multimedia experience ever on a BlackBerry smartphone, the all-touch, 3G-enabled BlackBerry Torch 9850 for Sprint offers a spectacular 3.7-inch touchscreen display--the largest ever on a BlackBerry smartphone. And with the latest BlackBerry Browser from the new BlackBerry 7 OS, you'll experience remarkably faster page load times, seamless panning and zooming, and enhanced web-based video and gaming.
The BlackBerry Torch 9850 with 3.7-inch touchscreen and optical trackpad.
Blackberry Torch 9850
At a Glance:
- 3G connectivity
- BlackBerry 7 OS
- 1.2 GHz processor
- 3.7-inch touchscreen
- 5-MP camera + HD 720p video record
- 4 GB memory + 4 GB microSD card
- GPS navigation
- Wireless-N Wi-Fi
- Stereo Bluetooth
- Corporate/personal e-mail
Packed full of the latest mobile technologies, the Torch 9850 includes an augmented reality feature that uses the built-in compass (magnetometer) to display over 150 million points of interest, BBM contacts, and more. And BlackBerry's universal search has been amped up in BlackBerry 7 OS. With speech-to-text translation, you can now look for files, e-mail, contacts and music--and even search the web--all without typing a thing.
With BlackBerry, on-the-go productivity is the name of the game. You'll get access to the world-class BlackBerry push messaging service with access to up to 11 supported business and personal e-mail accounts, plus BlackBerry Enterprise Solution support for corporate e-mail installations. The DataViz Docs To Go Premium suite is pre-loaded for editing Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files from anywhere, and you can access BlackBerry App World to download more productivity apps (as well as games and more).
A powerful 1.2 GHz processor provides smoother multitasking and navigation, fast downloads, and crisp HD 720p video recording via the Torch 9850's 5-megapixel camera. And the integrated Liquid Graphics technology combines a dedicated graphics processor with the main processor for a highly responsive touch interface with incredibly fast and smooth graphics.
And whether traveling to Europe or Asia, the Torch 9850 provides globetrotters the freedom of reliable global connectivity to GSM and 3G UMTS networks via Sprint Worldwide international services.
Other features include ultra-fast Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking (802.11b/g/n), Bluetooth for hands-free devices and stereo music streaming, a 4 GB internal memory, pre-installed 4 GB microSD card (for 8 GB of storage right out of the box), and up to 5.8 hours of talk time.
The BlackBerry Torch 9850 weighs 4.76 ounces and measures 4.72 x 2.44 x 0.45 inches. Its 1230 mAh lithium-ion battery is rated at up to 5.8 hours of talk time. It runs on the 800/1900 MHz CDMA/EV-DO Rev. A frequencies. It's also compatible with 850/900/1800/1900 MHz GSM and 2100 MHz 3G/UMTS frequencies when used internationally (additional charges applicable).
What's in the Box
BlackBerry Torch 9850 handset, rechargeable battery, charger, 4 GB microSD card, USB cable, stereo headset, SIM card, documentation kit
Fast 3G network: Supporting the EV-DO Rev. A high-speed data standard, this phone enables you to download and stream high-quality video, straight onto your phone. Where coverage is available, EV-DO Rev. A connectivity provides average download speeds ranging from 400 to 700 Kbps, with peak rates up to 2 Mbps.
5-megapixel camera with HD 720p video capture.
GPS capable with Sprint Navigation: This GPS-enabled phone provides optional access to Sprint Navigation for driving directions on your mobile phone--by voice and onscreen. Along the way, turn-by-turn directions will be announced in a clear voice and displayed on your phone. For example, Sprint Navigation will say, "Go 1.2 miles and turn right on Elm Street." As you approach the turn, you will hear, "Turn right on Elm Street." Sprint Navigation also provides proactive traffic alerts with one click re-routing. And it's easy to find restaurants, banks, cafes, hotels and more from over 10 million points of interest across the U.S. (Additional charges applicable.)
Sprint Music Plus: Jam out wherever you are with new songs or old favorites with the Sprint Music Plus app. You can purchase DRM-free full tracks (ranging from 69 cents to $1.29 per song), and you can save money when buying a bundle that includes the full track, ringtone and ringback tone with just one click. The app also allows you to create music playlists on your phone, assign ringback tones to play for different callers and times of day, and get new music recommendations based on their musical tastes.
Sprint TV: With Sprint TV, you can make your cell phone your always-on source for news, weather, sports and more. This comprehensive video service combines high-quality streaming audio and video from channels including The Disney Channel, NBC News, the Weather Channel, ESPN Mobile TV, Syfy, Bravo, USA, and more. (Additional charges applicable.)
Stay Sporty with Sprint: With NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile, instantly connect to the NASCAR information you want, when you want it. Follow NASCAR action from practice to race day with real-time leaderboard and alerts. Get exclusive access to your favorite NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver with real-time driver stats, breaking news and more. Live in-car audio, race radio, NASCAR on SPEED and other audio/video only available on select phones. Visit sprint.com/speed for details.
- 3G data speeds (EVDO Rev A.) in areas not yet served by 4G (peak download speeds of up to 3.1 Mbps; peak upload speeds of 1.8 Mbps; average download speeds of 600 kbps-1.4 Mbps)
- Global roaming capabilities (pre-installed SIM card; compatible with 850/900/1800/1900 MHz GSM and 900/2100 MHz 3G UMTS networks)
- Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking (802.11b/g/n) for accessing home and corporate networks as well as hotspots while on the go.
- Bluetooth connectivity (version 2.1) includes profiles for communication headset, hands-free car kits, and A2DP audio streaming.
- Onboard GPS for navigation (using pre-loaded BlackBerry Maps or optional Sprint Navigation) and location services
BlackBerry 7 OS
- BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) allows you to send and receive messages in seconds as well as see when your contacts are typing. Swap pictures, videos, voice notes, and more (files up to 6 MB in size). You can even text non-BBM friends from the BBM screen.
- BlackBerry App World features a broad and growing catalog of third-party mobile applications developed specifically for BlackBerry smartphones. Categories include travel, productivity, entertainment, games, social networking and sharing, news and weather, and more.
- BlackBerry Balance separates personal content from corporate content, giving the freedom and flexibility to use the smartphone for personal e-mail, Facebook, Twitter, multimedia, games and other apps, while satisfying the need for corporate data to be highly secure and manageable.
- BlackBerry Maps lets you view maps and receive directions on your BlackBerry smartphone. Zoom or pan through interactive maps when looking for locations or directions, get easy-to-follow turn-by-turn directions, and send maps via e-mail or text messages.
Communications & Internet
- Personal and corporate e-mail access with up to 11 e-mail addresses via BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS).
- Compatible with BlackBerry Enterprise Solution (BES) works to provide functionality such as single mailbox integration, remote address book look-up, and more.
- HTML web browser (HTML5)
- Full messaging capabilities including SMS text, MMS picture/video and IM instant messaging
- 1.2 GHz processor speeds up everything--from playing games to watching shows to opening files from work.
- 3.7-inch capacitive touchscreen (800 x 480 pixels, 253 ppi, 16 million color depth)
- Onscreen QWERTY keyboard
- Optical trackpad
- MicroUSB port
- 5-megapixel camera with continuous auto focus, 4x digital zoom, flash, face detection, image stabilization, geo-tagging, and zero shutter lag,.
- HD 720p video capture
- Music player compatible with MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC, OGG, and WAV
- Video player compatible with MP4, M4V, AVI, WMV, and 3GP.
- 4 GB internal memory
- Pre-installed 4 GB microSD card slot with support for optional cards up to 32 GB.
- 768 MB of RAM
- Documents to Go Premium mobile document suite lets you create and edit Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint docs as well as view PDF files. Premium edition supports password protected files, charting pictures, and spell checking for Word docs.
- 3.5mm headphone jack
- Hands-free speakerphone
- Hearing aid compatibility: M3/T3