AT&T Blackberry 9810 Torch

  • AT&T Blackberry 9810 Torch
71
Based on 24 scores, 36 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    0
  • Good:
    10
  • Average:
    8
  • Bad:
    6

Pros:

  • As fast as Bold 9900, More real estate than Bold 9900, Crisp and bright screen, Great form factor combining touchscreen and keyboard, Solid build.
  • The RIM BlackBerry Torch 9810 has a sharp and vibrant touch screen, a decent physical keyboard, BlackBerry 7 OS, a 1.2GHz processor, and 720p HD video recording.
  • Much more responsive platform experience, Vastly superior web browsing performance.

Cons:

  • Poor camera performance in low light conditions; No space key for password fields
  • The RIM BlackBerry Torch 9810's design is similar to a previous generation model, and it is far more expensive than the AT&T version of the same phone.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Wired UK on 70

The BlackBerry Torch 9810 adds an excellent slide-out QWERTY keyboard to a good sized touch screen, but the lack of apps and games in BlackBerry App World will be a turn-off for some when compared with rival Android and Apple...

By Tbreak.com on 80

When I think of using a BlackBerry smartphone, the only thing that comes to mind is how good the keyboard feels. Having a touch based BlackBerry feels as alien a concept to me as having a physical keyboard on an iPhone. Still, being an iPhone 4 owner,...

By cnet on 73

The RIM BlackBerry Torch 9810 should satisfy BlackBerry fans with its responsive touch screen and overall specs, but for $50 more, T-Mobile customers could get the much better Bold 9900...

By Digital Trends on 65

The real downside to the Torch 9810 is the already-outdated BlackBerry OS 7, and the near-complete lack of quality apps available through App...

By Channel Pro on 60

An improvement to the original, but not enough to keep up with the best of the smartphone competition Apple’s iPhone stands astride the smartphone industry like a colossus – millions have been sold in the past four years, and that trend...

By PC Pro on 50

An improvement to the original, but not enough to keep up with the best of the smartphone competition...

By Trusted Reviews on 70

The Blackberry Torch 9810 feels responsive to use and has a good screen and keyboard. Existing Blackberry users will probably admire its speed and good build quality, but we can’t see this handset tempting many people to switch to the Blackberry...

By Tracy and Matt's Blog on

When the BlackBerry Torch hit last year, it caused quite a stir. It was an entirely new direction for RIM in terms of form factor, and that doesn't happen often for the company. As a result, there was big media hype about it, especially as many had...

By RegHardware on 80

The Torch 9810's Qwerty keyboard is fine, so there are no surprises there for dyed-in-the-wool BB Messenger fans. Moreover, those already sold on the platform will find the Torch delivers the best of both worlds with its upgraded higher res display...

By CNET UK on 70

The BlackBerry Torch 9810 is a classic example of a company subtly upgrading an existing device. It offers myriad improvements over the 9800, but doesn't go far enough in our...

By CellPhoneQuick on

In an age of dual-cores, the 1.2GHz single-core CPU of the Torch 9810 isn’t quite as captivating, and combining the fact that it recycles the original’s design in every way, it lacks any WOW factor. Besides the faster performance of OS 7...

By GSMArena on

The Torch 9810 completes our series of reviews of the new generation BlackBerry phones. Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.2GHz processors, extra bit of RAM, the new OS 7 with Liquid Graphics, a bump in screen resolution and HD video - they're all one phone...

By 3G UK on 80

If you’re after a big screen and decent keyboard, the Torch 9810 does offer it all, albeit in a rather large and heavy device. If you’d rather have a more compact handset, you’d be better off choosing the new Curve 9630 (although you...

By Mobile Choice on 80

If big is beautiful, then so is the BlackBerry Torch 9810. If you don’t mind the bulk, this is a handsome, effective phone with superb email capabilities....

By PCWorld India on 76

The new Torch comes with a faster processor, new OS and a feature-set that is a big upgrade over the Torch 9800....

By Chip Chick on

With the new BlackBerry Torch 9810, it seems like BlackBerry has really listened to their customers feedback. The device addresses all of the issues we had with the first Torch. In a nutshell, it’s everything the original Torch should have been....

By BrightHub on 60

Overall the BlackBerry Torch 9810 ranks in as an 'Average' smartphone against its current set of competitors. It's a bit disappointing that RIM continues to release average smartphones, with no real updates to their line up. It seems RIM is...

By ZDNet UK on 70

The BlackBerry Torch 9810 sits a little awkwardly in the RIM smartphone lineup. The keyboard-equipped Bold 9900 has the serious business appeal, a full-frontal touchscreen Bold 9860 with a 480-by-800-pixel 3.7in. display is due to land very shortly,...

By Recombu on 70

It feels like we’re going over old ground, but the BlackBerry Torch 9810 remains a great phone for the fundamentals and email. If that’s what you’re looking for, in a solid, sturdy design, the Torch 9810 is a great choice.Between this...

By TechRadar on 80

This time last year, BlackBerry fans were salivating at the imminent release of the Torch 9800. For the first time, those who'd been demanding a touchscreen smartphone from RIM (without SurePress, which we'll just gloss over) were getting their...