RIM launches BlackBerry Torch 9860 smart phone

RIM launches BlackBerry Torch 9860 smart phone

Mumbai: Research In Motion (RIM), the maker of BlackBerry smart phones, on Wednesday launched BlackBerry Torch 9860 smart phone priced at 28,490, featuring the new BlackBerry 7 operating system.

“The BlackBerry Torch 9860 features many new enhancements, including the next generation BlackBerry 7 operating system and we think customers will be particularly thrilled by its faster performance," RIM India managing director Frenny Bawa said.

With a 1 GHz central processing unit and a 3.7-inch display, the all-touch BlackBerry Torch 9860 is optimized for displaying Web pages, photos and videos, as well as delivering powerful gaming experience, the company said.

It also delivers real-time communications and collaboration experience, besides high definition video recording, it added.

The BlackBerry Torch 9860 runs on the new BlackBerry 7 operating system, which features the next generation BlackBerry browser, voice-activated searches and has the ability to manage personal content separately from corporate content.

The next generation browser combines the performance of the WebKit browser engine together with BlackBerry Torch 9860’s hardware enhancements to deliver 40% faster browsing results than earlier models, the company said.