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Model
Torch 9860
Screen Resolution
480x800
Announced
2 Aug 2011
Released
20 Aug 2011
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BlackBerry Torch 9850 / 9860 Review, Take 2!

The thin, light-weight design of this Torch, with its curvaceous lines; beautiful screen resolution; and excellent web browser make this into an excellent media-consumption device. BBM, email, and a redesigned virtual keyboard make it worthy of the name BlackBerry. The Video...

BlackBerry Torch 9860 now available from Rogers

If you're on Rogers in Canada and waiting for the day you can grab a brand new BlackBerry Torch 9860, it looks like your wait is over! The BlackBerry lineup on the Rogers website has been joined by this sleek new device, and you can pick it up off contract for $524.99 or as low as $199 on a 3...

BlackBerry Torch 9860 releasing by Bell August 31st

Bell customers hoping to pick up a BlackBerry Torch 9860 today are facing a bit of disappointment as the device remains unavailable. Though it wasn't officially announced that it would be available August 22, leaked documents two weeks ago had led to that conclusion. It seems now that Bell will...

CrackBerry Contest: Win your choice of FREE BlackBerry 7 Smartphone!

The reviews are in, and it's unanimous... the new BlackBerry 7 Smartphones are the SWEETEST BlackBerry phones yet! So following up our reviews of the BlackBerry Bold 9900, BlackBerry Bold 9930, BlackBerry Torch 9860, BlackBerry Torch 9850 and BlackBerry Torch 9810 we're giving a lucky CrackBerry...

CrackBerry Podcast 074: BlackBerry 7 Smartphones Reviewed!

It's been a HUGE 24 hours on CrackBerry.com, with the Crack Team posting up all five reviews for the new lineup of BlackBerry 7 Smartphones. Giving our fingers a break from all the typing, we jumped on skype to celebrate with this special edition podcast. Be sure to listen in, as we talk through...

BlackBerry Torch 9860 Review

The Video - Torch 9860 First Walkthrough Everything you need to know about the BlackBerry Torch 9860 in 10 minutes! Well, maybe not quite everything, but you'll get a good look at the hardware and software in this video tour by CrackBerry Kevin. Youtube Link...

CrackBerry Poll: Which newly-announced BlackBerry 7 Smartphone are you most interested in?

  Which newly announced BlackBerry 7 Smartphone are you most interested in? As the Crack Team gets into review mode working on this wave of new BlackBerry 7 Smartphones hitting the market, I figured the timing made sense to get some feedback from CrackBerry Nation on where our priorities...

BlackBerry Torch 9860 coming soon to Vodafone UK

There’s lots of excitement right now with the release of the BlackBerry Bold 9900 on Rogers with some being overly jealous of those who have manged to get there hands on them, myself included. But of course not everyone wants to get their hands on the Bold 9900. As we all know there are other...

Bell Mobility document shows WiFi HotSpot capability coming via software update

Much to the dismay of many BlackBerry users, it looks as though the new BlackBerry 7 line up is not going to be launching with WiFi hotspot capability built into the OS. Now, that's not to say it isn't coming ever. In fact, some new documentation from Bell Mobility shows that is part of the...

Telus internal documents once again call for Aug 15th launch date of new BlackBerry 7 devices

We've seen Telus documentation peg the release of the BlackBerry Bold 9900, BlackBerry Torch 9810 and BlackBerry Torch 9860 as August 15th in the past but to add more verification we're now seeing new internal docs reflect that date as well. Still not really any pricing details available for...

New BlackBerry 7 devices all go up for pre-order at Best Buy Canada

Want to be among the first to lay your hands on the new BlackBerry 7 devices as soon as they hit in Canada? No problem -- Best Buy has you covered. You can now head on in to your local Best Buy and drop $50 to ensure your device will be in your hands as soon as possible. Yes, Best Buy is doing...

Friday Fun: BlackBerry 7 Smartphone NickNames... We dub thee Bold 9900/Bold 9930 the Gretzky!

We recorded a CrackBerry Podcast earlier today, talking about all of the newly-announced BlackBerry 7 Smartphones. It's a fun show, so be sure to listen. But by the end of it, we realized we NEEDED to come up with some shorter nicknames for this next generation of BlackBerry Smartphones. Ater...

CrackBerry Podcast 073: BlackBerry 7 Smartphones Announced!

OK BlackBerry Fans, here's a CrackBerry podcast you won't want to miss. It was a crazy awesome week on the blogs, with BlackBerry 7 Devices getting announced and BlackBerry 7 Fan Night generating a bunch of hands-on content. So we had to wind down the week with a CrackBerry Podcast. The full crew...

Full Rogers pricing details for the BlackBerry Bold 9900, Torch 9860 and Torch 9810

With the BlackBerry Bold 9900, BlackBerry Torch 9810 and BlackBerry Torch 9860 all headed to Rogers soon many folks are wondering how much, exactly the new devices will cost them. Rogers has thus far confirmed the contract pricing for all three devices but given the fact many folks are starting...

BlackBerry touchscreen evolution: Comparing the Torch 9810, 9850 / 9860 to the Torch 9800 and Storm 2

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] After recording up our BlackBerry Bold comparison video at BlackBerry 7 Fan Night, RIM's Jeff Gadway and I did up a final video for the night, this time taking a look at the evolution of the full touchscreen experience on BlackBerry Smartphones (...

First Look at the Premium Case for the BlackBerry Torch 9850 / 9860

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] While RIM didn't have any BlackBerry Torch 9850 / 9860 Cases and Accessories officially on display at the BlackBerry 7 Fan Night, I did stumble across one RIM employee rocking her BlackBerry Torch 9860 in a BlackBerry Premium Case. Check out the video...

Vodafone UK offers up a BlackBerry Torch 9860 sneak peek

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] With the BlackBerry Torch 9860 having been given its official welcoming to the BlackBerry line up, more carriers are coming forth and sharing their info about the device. Vodafone UK, having already signed on to take the BlackBerry Bold 9900 in...

BlackBerry Torch 9850 / 9860 Hands-On Video and First Impressions

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] OK CrackBerry Nation, it's time for an in-depth hands on video of the new BlackBerry Torch 9850 / BlackBerry Torch 9860 and some initial first impressions! For the video, I put Andrew Bocking, VP of Software for RIM, to work at the BlackBerry 7 Fan...

BlackBerry 7 Fan Night... Great Success! Lots of Videos on the Way!

  New BlackBerry Smartphones... Tons of CrackBerry Fans.. now that's a BlackBerry 7 Fan Night! If you don't follow me on twitter (@crackberrykevin), you may not have realized yet that I was on location in Toronto last night for the much talked about BlackBerry 7 Fan Night! All of the newly-...

Bell announces the BlackBerry Bold 9900, Torch 9810 and Torch 9860

With leaked documentation aplenty, Bell Mobility has decided to acknowledge the fact they will be releasing the BlackBerry Bold 9900, Torch 9810 and Torch 9860. Although they left out details like release dates and pricing, anyone interested in being notified of availability can sign up to have...

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The BlackBerry Torch 9860 strays from the previous look of the BlackBerry Torch 9800 and 9810 and introduces a new design for the series. Coming with a 1.2GHz processor, BlackBerry 7 and in both CDMA (9850) and GSM (9860), the BlackBerry Torch 9860 and BlackBerry Torch 9850 were officially announced on August 3, 2011 and first became available on August 21, 2011.