U.S. Cellular to offer BlackBerry Torch 9850, too

U.S. Cellular announces the upcoming availability of the all-touch-screen RIM BlackBerry Torch 9850.

RIM BlackBerry Torch 9850
The RIM BlackBerry Torch 9850 heads to U.S. Cellular August 26. U.S. Cellular

Sprint customers won't be the only ones to get their hands on the RIM BlackBerry Torch 9850, as U.S. Cellular revealed today that the all-touch-screen BlackBerry will be available starting August 26 for $199.99 with a purchase of a data plan and after a $100 mail-in rebate.

The Torch 9850 has a 3.7-inch, an 800x480-pixel touch screen, a 1.2GHz processor, and a 5-megapixel camera with 720p HD video capture. It's also running the latest BlackBerry OS 7 software, so you'll get such enhancements as better graphics, faster Web browser, and BBM 6.

To learn more about the smartphone, check out our full review of the RIM BlackBerry Torch 9850 for Sprint.

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