RIM didn't envision creating a touch device. Yet here we are in 2011, with the company abandoning its prior failed attempts at making a touch-only smartphone and instead copying the competition instead of innovating.
The BlackBerry Torch 9850, released on Sprint's network last month for $150 and available Thursday in Verizon stores for $200, is a no-frills touch phone. It features a 1.2GHz CPU, a 5-megapixel camera, 4GB of built-in storage and more.
But does it stand a chance at competing with iPhone and Android devices? Read on for my review. (Spoiler! It's grim.)
A cost-cutting trimmed 2,000 jobs as RIM shifts focus to its new operating systems.
|Trump unleashes tweet on Carrier union boss who blasted him|
|Insurers tell GOP how to maintain stability after Obamacare repeal|
|Nordstrom's $85 leather-wrapped rock has sold out online|
|Carrier to hike prices on furnaces and air conditioners|
|Bumble Bee exec to plead guilty in tuna price fixing|