CellularOne has announced that they are bringing the BlackBerry Torch 9800 to their Bermuda.
CellularOne BlackBerry Torch press release:
THURSDAY, OCT. 28: CellularOne today announced it will be carrying the new BlackBerry Torch 9800 smartphone.Ideal for socially connected consumers and packed with the tools business customers love, the new handset offers elegant styling with top-of-the-line features and functionality. It’s the world’s first smartphone to combine a BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard with a full touch screen experience and the first to feature the new BlackBerry 6 operating system.
CellularOne COO Frank Amaral said: “The BlackBerry Torch brings together all of the features customers expect from a BlackBerry smartphone into one unique smartphone. The slider design, the BlackBerry 6 OS with its new user interface, the full touch screen experience and enhanced messaging and multimedia capabilities, have got customers extremely excited.
“Bermuda’s been awaiting the arrival of the BlackBerry Torch and CellularOne is more than pleased to launch it on the island’s premier 3G network.”
The new BlackBerry Torch features an exciting combination of a large touch screen and optical trackpad with a backlit slide-out BlackBerry keyboard. It offers support for high-speed 3G UMTS/HSDPA networks around the world and includes the latest generation in Wi-Fi (b/g/n) connectivity. Its 5 MP camera takes exceptional pictures with flash, continuous auto focus, image stabilization, scene modes and zoom, and it also supports video recording. In addition, it comes with a combined 8 GB of media storage out-of-the-box, and includes a microSD/SDHD memory card slot that can bring the total storage memory to 36 GB for customers that want more.
The BlackBerry Torch is the first to launch with BlackBerry 6, a new operating system that delivers a fresh, approachable and engaging experience that’s powerful and easy to use. It has a new and rich browser that renders HTML web pages (as well as HTML email) quickly and beautifully for a great browsing experience. The browser includes tabs for accessing multiple sites simultaneously, pinch to zoom, and an auto-wrap text zoom feature that can intelligently wrap text in a column while maintaining the placement of a page’s key elements by simply double-tapping on the screen.
BlackBerry 6 features a redesigned interface that seamlessly works with the touch screen and trackpad, includes expanded messaging capabilities with intuitive features to simplify the management of social networking and RSS feeds (Social Feeds), and provides integrated access to BBM (BlackBerry Messenger), Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and various messaging applications available on the BlackBerry Torch smartphone. A universal search feature allows users to search for content on the smartphone, as well as extend searches to the Internet or to discover applications on BlackBerry App World, which is included and now supports credit card payments.
The BlackBerry Torch smartphone is expected to be available from CellularOne in all store locations the week of November 1. Pricing will be made available closer to its arrival. For more information visit www.cellularone.bm or www.blackberry.com/torch.
Source: BlackBerry Empire