BlackBerry Torch 2 vs Torch 9800 | Full Specs Compared | Torch 9810 vs 9800 Performance and Features
Another Torch series phone from RIM to be released this year. According to speculation the new BlackBerry Torch 2 is going to be a very powerful device with 1.2GHz Processor, 8GB built in Memory and to run the latest BlackBerry OS 6.1.
From the out side design it does not look much different to Torch 9800, but the spec looks great. The processor speed is nearly double that of Torch 9800, in addition it’s going to come with 3.2″ VGA touch screen, slide out full QWERTY keyboard, 5 megapixel camera, NFC, and more can be anticipated.
The Blackberry Torch 9800, which was introduced in latter part of last year is a stylish and elegant device running on Blackberry OS6.0 and has features such as universal search. This allows the user one application on the Blackberry Torch 9800 to search for any folder or file or any document present in the phone or over the internet. It is the first Torch version that has incorporated the large touch screen design of the Storm and the slide out physical full QWERTY keyboard of Bold in to its new design.
Torch 9800 has 3.2″ capacitive HVGA display with a resolution of 480 x 360pixels and more memory, 8GB internal memory, expandable with microSD card up to 32GB, 512MB RAM and a decent 5.0 MP camera. The Built in Wi-Fi supports 802.11n, which enables three times faster connectivity. (802.11b/g – 54 Mbps; 802.11n – 150 Mbps). It also takes much shorter time to power on.
Outside this technicality, the first impression of the phone is also very pleasing with its wet look and nice finish and it has also integrated some featured applications such as PrimeTime2Go and Kobo eReaders.
Comparison of BlackBerry Torch 2 and BlackBerry Torch 9800
|Spec||BlackBerry Torch 2||BlackBerry Torch 9800|
|Display||3.2″ VGA capacitive touch screen||3.2″ TFT LCD screen, HVGA, 16 bit color, Light sensitive|
|Resolution||640×480 pixels||480 x360 pixels|
|Dimension||Depth 14.6mm||4.37”X2.44”X0.57” (height 5.83” at open position|
|Design||Sliding full QWERTY keyboardwith optical trackpad||Sliding full QWERTY keyboard with optical trackpad|
|Weight||130 g||5.68 oz|
|Operating System||BlackBerry OS 6.1||BlackBerry OS 6.0|
|Browser||full HTML5 (expected)||HTML|
|Processor||1.2 GHz||624 MHz|
|Storage Internal||8GB||8GB; 4GB eMMC + 4GB media card included|
|External||microSD card for Expansion||microSD card for Expansion up to 32 GB|
|RAM||768 MB||512 MB|
|Camera||5MP with HD video recording, LED flash||5 MP, 2x digital zoom, autofocus, HD video recording|
|GPS||Yes||A-GPS support with BB map|
|2.1 + EDR
|Battery||1230mAh||1300mAh removable Li-ion
Talktime: 5.5 hrs(GMS) 5.8hrs(UMTS)
|Network support||HSPA: tri-band 14.4 MbpsGSM/GPRS/EDGE: quad-band||UMTS: tri-bandGSM/GPRS/EDGE: quad-band|
Magnetometer, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor,
One-Touch Speaker phone
Proximity sensor, user selectable font size,
BB Applications, Pandora, Netflix, Fixter, Flicker
RIM has not officially released any information about this phone, the specification is from leaked information, from reliable source.