Jumat, 22 Oktober 2010
Rim, The makers of BlackBerry smartphone has launched its new model 9800 with touchscreen and slideout keyboard named as “BlackBerry Torch” which is considered as “the best BlackBerry device ever” and a tough competition to Iphone!! According to RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis, is a touch-QWERTY-slider phone. The BlackBerry Torch will be live for sale in the US from Aug 12 for $199.99 ( ~ Rs.9,200 ) with a two-year contract with AT&T.
BlackBerry Torch users can use touchscreen or slide-out keyboard for typing easily. It comes with a 5-megapixel camera with a flash and a built-in Global Positioning System (GPS) for location-based applications. The new BlackBerry 6 operating system integrates access to social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter with its BlackBerry Messenger service. Blackberry had Redesigned the homescreen in this Smartphone with Notification previews , Additional content and views and Universal search direct at the main screen.
It is also the first smartphone from RIM that uses a WebKit browser and runs on version 6 of RIM’s operating system. The Canadian firm hopes that the consumer-friendly features could help BlackBerry catch up with the iPhone as well as smartphones that uses Google’s Android operating system such as Motorola’s Droid.
The new BlackBerry Torch boasts of the following Features:
Slider plus QWERTY keyboard and optical track-pad
BlackBerry OS 6
5MP camera with flash and auto-focus
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/h
3.2” touch screen
512MB RAM, 512 or 4 GB flash memory
View pictures by folder or date.
Ability to select multiple pictures at once via touchscreen
Wi-Fi music sync
Unified social feeds