Following the release of the Blackberry Torch 9800, a year later, RIM introduced the Blackberry Torch 9810. The two smartphones, which are both part of the Torch family, are similar in physical design but differ almost completely when it come to the software. The Blackberry Torch just like its counterparts the Blackberry Bold 9900 and Blackberry Bold 9930 uses the new blackberry 7 OS. Its previous version the Torch 9800 has a full touch display and also a physical keypad. The same is also seen in the torch 9810. The Torch 9810 is however more sleek-looking, than the torch 9800. It measures 4.3 by 2.4 by 0.54 inches, while the Torch 8900 is 4.4 by 2.4 by 0.6 inches. The Torch 9810 has a more flashy color scheme consisting of silver and black unlike the Torch 9800 that had only black and chrome. Another feature that sets the two apart is the pixel display. The Torch 9810 is a more improved version of its predecessor. It has a 640X480 pixel display while the Torch 9800 had 360X480 pixels.
In comparison with the Blackberry Bold 9900, the Torch 9810 is decidedly similar to this blackberry make. The design of both phones differs as the blackberry torch 9810 has a slide QWERTY keypad while the bold 9900 does not. The sliding factor in the torch 9810 makes it a bit thicker than the Bold 9900. The Torch screen size is much bigger with a 3.2 inches screen as compared to the Bold’s 2.8 inch display. They however have the same screen resolution of 480X640 pixels. On the same note, they also have another similarity in performance. These two blackberries are side by side with a 1.2 GHz processor and they both use the new Blackberry OS 7. Both blackberries have an internal 8GB memory storage which can be expanded up to a generous 32GB.
The Blackberry Torch 9860 and the Blackberry Torch 9810 are the predecessors of the original Blackberry Torch 9800. The Torch 9860 beats the Torch 9810 at screen size, resolution and design. They are however apart from that identical in hardware, camera, network, OS, memory and performance. The Torch 9810 has a screen size of 3.2 inches and a display of 480X640 pixels. The Torch 9860 has a screen as wide as 3.7 inches and a display of 480X800 pixels. The Torch 9860 has a Candybar design with a full touch screen, while the Torch 9810 has a slider and QWERTY physical keyboard. The torch 9860s memory is half that of the Torch 9810 which has 8GB expandable memory. On another note hand the two share some similarities. The both blackberry makes run on the same OS (blackberry 7), have the same 1.2GHz processor that comes with a 768Mb worth of RAM. Their cameras have a 5-megapixel shooter with features like autofocus, image stabilization and face recognition.
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