T-Mobile announced on Wednesday that its customers may begin placing pre-orders for the BlackBerry Torch 9810. It expects to offer the device on November 9th for $249.99 with a new two-year contract and after a $50 mail-in rebate. The BlackBerry Torch 9810 is equipped with a 3.2-inch touchscreen display, a full slide-out QWERTY keyboard, a 1.2GHz processor and a 5-megapixel camera capable of recording 720p HD video. For more information on the BlackBerry Torch 9810, which looks nearly identical to the first generation device, be sure to check out our hands-on from earlier this year. Read on for the full press release from T-Mobile.
T-Mobile Announces Upcoming Availability of the BlackBerry Torch 9810
Latest 4G BlackBerry Smartphone from T-Mobile Arrives Nationwide November 9
T-Mobile USA Inc. today announced the upcoming availability of the BlackBerry® Torch™ 9810, the latest 4G BlackBerry smartphone to join America’s Largest 4G Network™. Powered by the latest BlackBerry 7 operating system and a 1.2 GHz processor, the BlackBerry Torch 9810 provides a fast and fluid premium smartphone experience. The BlackBerry Torch 9810 combines a brilliant 3.2-inch TFT VGA capacitive touch-screen display with a full QWERTY slide-out keyboard for a truly efficient and intuitive mobile communications experience.
Encased in a sleek and stylish form factor with a zinc grey color finish, the BlackBerry Torch 9810 is equipped with essential smartphone features, including access to BBM™ (BlackBerry® Messenger), personal and corporate e-mail, and social networking applications; a 5-megapixel camera with LED flash and 720p HD video recording; and access to BlackBerry App World™ for downloading premium applications and games.
The BlackBerry Torch 9810 is expected to be available in an exclusive pre-sale for T-Mobile business customers beginning today, November 2. The smartphone is expected to be available nationwide at T-Mobile retail stores, select dealers and national retailers, and online at http://www.t-mobile.com starting November 9. The BlackBerry Torch 9810 is expected to cost $249.99 after a $50 mail-in-rebate card, with a two-year service agreement and qualifying Classic voice and data plan.