Blackberry Torch 2 leaked

Blackberry Torch 2 leaked: RIM says its better than Torch


Just hours before, we spotted new documents regarding a possible announcement of the Blackberry Torch 2 smartphone of RIM (Research In Motion) technologies on the FCC website. The model number listed as RDM71UW is undoubtedly the Torch 2.

BlackBerry Torch 2 slim

OK, lets get down to the point. The major changes you will see in this version of Torch i.e. the Torch 2 are as listed below:

  • Screen size is 3.2 inches delivering a 640×480 resolution whereas the Blackberry Torch 9800 was a 480×360 resolution one.
  • It gives you a 1.2 GHz processor (still single-core) with 768 MB of RAM compared to a mere 624 MHz processor speed seen in its predecessor.
  • Runs the latest Blackberry OS 6.1 whereas Torch ran a 6.0. Folks at RIM already deemed 6.1 as a “major upgrade“. Lets see what 6.1 packs in this time.
  • You get enough storage facility this time. Blackberry Torch 2 boasts of a 8GB ¬†internal memory and a 32GB external memory, expandable with the help of a microSD card.
  • 5 megapixel camera with Autofocus and LED Flash integrated. Records videos in HD i.e. 1280×720 resolution.
  • Other great features you could expect are Bluetooth 2.1, NFC integration (which is huge), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Quad-band GSM, Tri-band HSDPA, WCDMA II and V bands compatible, Accelerometer, Magnetometer (digital compass), Proximity Sensor and an Ambient Light sensor.

BlackBerry Torch 2 5MP camera

Watch the hands-on video below to get a first hand look on the latest Blackberry Torch 2.

For a full list of specifications refer to this guide.

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  • I think it would be in RIMMS best interest to release these devices ASAP. As well as bump up the release date of their QNX devices.

  • Eagerly waiting for this !

  • sounds like a pretty solid little phone. I have never had a blackberry and now have an android, but I know a lot of people who are strickly blackberry.

  • Looks great! Don’t really like the design on the back though.

  • If we compare the specs of both Torch and Blackberry Torch 2, then Blackberry Torch 2 is definitely better.

  • Whatever RIM does, they should stop doing it and improve the experience of app developers. They simply can’t survive if they don’t support the app developer network well. IPhone and Android will beat them hands down. Hate to see the decline of RIM

  • For me I love the camera and the video thing for a phone since I love to take photos and do videos for my kid. Somehow aside from the basic things a phone could do this is much of the important feature I am very interested of.