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RIM Launches BlackBerry Torch 9860 in India!


The Multimedia Powerhouse is here!

The new All-touch marvel BlackBerry Torch 9860 lands in India! With sporting a stunning 3.7″ High-resolution 800×480 WVGA pixel color display, BlackBerry Torch 9860 has the best viewable sharp screen compared to any BlackBerry Smartphone till date. Sharing the same 1.2GHz processor hardware with its series member BlackBerry Torch 9810 makes it one of fastest Smartphones out there. The phone comes with the usual 18months warranty with a price-tag of Rs. 28,490

Press Release

Mumbai, India: Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the launch of BlackBerry® Torch 9860 with the BlackBerry® 7 Operating System (OS) in India which features a stylish new all-touch handset design. With a spectacular 3.7” display, the largest ever on a BlackBerry® smartphone, the new all-touch BlackBerry Torch 9860 smartphone is optimized for displaying web pages, photos and videos, as well as delivering powerful gaming experiences. It also delivers the highly refined, real-time communications and collaboration experience loved by millions of BlackBerry smartphone users around the world.

BlackBerry 7

The BlackBerry Torch 9860 smartphone runs the new BlackBerry 7 operating system (OS). BlackBerry 7 provides users with a fast, fluid and intuitive experience, featuring a next generation BlackBerry Browser, voice-activated searches, the ability to manage personal content separately from corporate content, as well as additional personal and productivity apps out of the box.

The next generation BlackBerry Browser combines the dramatically improved performance of the advan

ced WebKit browser engine together with the powerful hardware enhancements found in the new BlackBerry Torch 9860 to deliver browsing results that are up to 40% faster than BlackBerry® 6 based smartphones and up to twice as fast as models running BlackBerry® 5*. Additional enhancements to the browser have also optimized HTML5 performance for incredible gaming and video experiences.

The new BlackBerry Torch 9860 smartphone also features Liquid Graphics™ technology, which combines a dedicated high-performance graphics processor with a blazingly fast CPU and stunning high resolution display to deliver a highly responsive touch interface with incredibly fast and smooth graphics.
Key features of the new BlackBerry Torch 9860 smartphone include:

  • 120 x 62 x 11.5 mm, approximately 135 g
  • 3.7? high-resolution (800×480 WVGA) capacitive touch screen (253 ppi)
  • 1.2 GHz processor, Liquid Graphics technology and 768 MB RAM
  • 4 GB on-board memory, plus microSD slot supporting up to 32 GB cards
  • 5.0 MP camera, supports 720p HD video recording
  • Orientation Sensor (Accelerometer), Digital Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity Sensor
  • Built-in GPS
  • Wi-Fi® – 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth® 2.1
  • Wireless Network support: Tri-Band HSPA+, Quad-Band GSM/EDGE
  • 1230 mAh, removable, rechargeable battery
  • BlackBerry 7 OS

* Requires BlackBerry 7 OS. Testing was performed by RIM in July 2011 and measured average page load speeds using pre-release BlackBerry 7 software.

For more information about the new BlackBerry Torch 9860 smartphone, please visit:
About Research In Motion
Research In Motion (RIM), a global leader in wireless innovation, revolutionized the mobile industry with the introduction of the BlackBerry® solution in 1999. Today, BlackBerry products and services are used by millions of customers around the world to stay connected to the people and content that matter most throughout their day. Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, RIM operates offices in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. RIM is listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market (NASDAQ:RIMM) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:RIM). For more information, visit or

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The Perfect Size

Height 4.72 in / 120 mm
Width 2.44 in / 62 mm
Depth 0.45 in / 11.5 mm
Weight 4.76 oz / 135 g

Stunning Display

  • High-resolution 800×480 WVGA pixel color display
  • 3.7? (measured diagonally)
  • Transmissive TFT LCD
  • 253 ppi
  • 24-bit display

Powerful Performance

  • Processor: QC 8655 1.2GHz

Room to spare

  • Memory: 768MB RAM, 8 GB eMMC
  • Expandable memory: Up to 32 GB uSD card(optional)


Liquid Graphics

Reach out and touch your smartphone like never before, swiping, pinching and zooming on the Liquid Graphics™ touch screen. Together with a 1.2 GHz processor, and a 24-bit high-res display, Liquid Graphics gives you fluid animations and instant response times.

Superior performance

Fast and powerful

Faster loading, faster scrolling, faster zooming. It’s the fastest BlackBerry experience to date. The premium BlackBerry Torch 9860 smartphone feature the most powerful engine ever in a BlackBerry smartphone.

Go anywhere

Move from home to the coffee shop to the airport and to the office without missing a beat while connecting to Wi-Fi® hotspots wherever they’re available.

BlackBerry 7 OS

BlackBerry® 7 is the next generation BlackBerry OS, packed with powerful new features and innovative apps. Augmented reality introduces exciting new ways to interact with the world around you.

A balancing act

When you’re done with work, turn your attention to the weekend – your BlackBerry Torch smartphone switches gears right with you. With BlackBerry® Balance™ technology, your work life and private life never mix—letting you use your BlackBerry smartphone for whatever life throws at you.

Capture life in HD

Inspiring, special and funny moments happen on the fly. Capture it all with 720p HD video recording and an impressive
5 MP camera.

Works the way you do

You’re a natural-born multitasker, and so is your BlackBerry® smartphone. Whatever you’re busy doing, all of your messages, updates and notifications keep coming through. Easily bounce from one thing to another—all at once.


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  1. Hey guys I finally got my 9860 yupiiieeee the touch is amazing it gives a totally different feel when typing cuz everyone is use to qwerty keypad .. Ill take time to adjust but it does not look that difficult … Prices I got from a bbin team member rs26000 with out warranty and 27000 with warranty amazing deal if any of the followers stay in hyderbad do get ur phones theu bbin
    Thanks @ Zishaan 🙂 n the bbin team 🙂

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