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    New Pics & Specs For The BlackBerry Torch2 Have Surfaced!


    Many of you were disappointed with the specs that the original Torch released with. Well, the updated Torch2 has surfaced online!

    BlackBerry Torch 2 Key Specs:

    • Processor: 1.2 GHz processor
    • Radio: Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE ; Tri-band HSPA 14.4Mbps
    • Display: 3.2" VGA - 480 x 640 capacitive touchscreen display
    • Memory: 8GB storage + 512MB RAM + up to 32GB MicroSD
    • Connectivity: WiFi + Bluetooth + NFC
    • Camera: 5 MP
    • Battery: 1300MAh battery
    • Dimension: 14.6mm thick
    • Sensors: magnetometer








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    Screen resolution --> Otherwise -->
    There is only one Torch.

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    Seriously? Only 512MB!?!? The Dakota, at least, has 768MB.



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    Did anyone notice this icon?
    New Pics & Specs For The BlackBerry Torch2 Have Surfaced!-capture.png

    It says VISUAL VOICE MAIL - what does it mean? Front Camera?

    Regards

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wolf_Dreams View Post
    Seriously? Only 512MB!?!? The Dakota, at least, has 768MB.
    Don't let this fool you. This is a GSM device, and GSM devices always can run on less memory than the CDMA devices. Has to do with how each device handles the processes. Even with 512mb ram in the Torch 2, it's like having 768mb because it is a GSM device. Plus the processor is at 1.2 GHz, which is top of the line in market specs.



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    Quote Originally Posted by zzappe View Post
    Did anyone notice this icon?
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    It says VISUAL VOICE MAIL - what does it mean? Front Camera?

    Regards
    No front camera. That icon is an app that allows you to open up your voice mail and 'visually' see what messages you have and select them to play, delete, ect, right from the screen.

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    I don't believe that any of the upcoming devices so far have front facing cameras.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joseph Jerde View Post
    Don't let this fool you. This is a GSM device, and GSM devices always can run on less memory than the CDMA devices. Has to do with how each device handles the processes. Even with 512mb ram in the Torch 2, it's like having 768mb because it is a GSM device. Plus the processor is at 1.2 GHz, which is top of the line in market specs.
    Torch 2, GSM, 512MB. Got it.

    However, does this mean that the pride of the fleet is launching in CDMA first? Then GSM to follow? With the GSM Dakota version running 512MB because its not needed? This sounds a bit cheap to me. And more than a little unsettling.

    And a side note: Has 6.1 fixed their memory bleed?

    Seriously, I've beta tested every single 9700 BB6 version, and they all hemmorage eventually. I've tried 9780/6.0.0.285 (horrible OS), 480 very nice, but eventually slows down a bit and frequent memory boosts and battery pulls are required. And now I'm on 9780/6.0.0.526. Good off the mark. We shall see if its stable.

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