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BlackBerry Torch 9850 (photos)

Sprint's new BlackBerry Torch 9850 marries a sleek, sexy design with a 3.7-inch touch screen and some satisfying specs.

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All touch, all the time

Sprint's BlackBerry Torch 9850 features a nice-looking 3.7-inch WVGA touch-screen display and BlackBerry OS 7.
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Style appeal

RIM has struggled for years to create stylish devices that appeal to business users in addition to the rest of the populace. With its multiple textures and ridged top and bottom, the Torch 9850 comes closer than most. Read CNET's full BlackBerry Torch 9850 review.
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In profile

The edgy design stands out in profile. If you squint (or know what to look for), you can just make out the three narrow bumps that rise from the Torch's right spine. They're the razor-thin volume rocker and matching convenience key. Read CNET's full BlackBerry Torch 9850 review.
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Rare breed

Did we mention? The Torch 9850 is the first full touch-screen phone we've seen out of RIM since 2009. Read CNET's full BlackBerry Torch 9850 review.
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Virtual keyboard

How does the BlackBerry onscreen keyboard fare without the support of RIM's flagship feature, a physical QWERTY keyboard? Pretty well, actually. The keys can feel small at times, but the autosuggest, spell check, and autocorrection made for a confident typing experience during our tests. Read CNET's full BlackBerry Torch 9850 review.

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