By Eddie Adams
In today’s marathon of the latest smartphones, the BlackBerry, on its own, runs a neck-to-neck race against many of the new generation devices and apps. For all the CrackBerry addicts, here are top 5 athletes of the market and a light on their wow factor.
BlackBerry Torch 9810
This is one of the latest and definitely one of the best innovations of RIM. It comes with 3.2 inches TFT capacitive touch screen (multitouch). Running on BlackBerry OS 7.0 and 1.2 GHz CPU, it has 8 GB internal storage, 768 MB RAM and 32 GB microSD. Weighs 161 g and has 2G, 3G network capability. Equipped with 5 MP autofocus camera, LED flash. A compact package with QWERTY keypad and an optical track pad.
BlackBerry Storm 2 9520
The first and only smartphone in the world to have a clickable touchscreen powered by its piezoelectric sensors underneath its screen, it comes as no surprise that this phone has been a commercial success. A 160 g weighing, 3.25 inches TFT capacitive touch screen device, this has 2G and 3G network capacity. Works on BlackBerry OS and has 2 GB internal and 16 GB external memory. It has 3.15 MP, 2048 x 1536 pixels autofocus camera with LED flash, geo-tagging, and image stabilization features.
BlackBerry Bold 3 9780
This smartphone comes with a list of great features. It is ideal for all the QWERTY lovers and particularly those who love constantly keying in phone numbers a lot. Plus the texting maniacs. It has awesome touch sensitive optical track pad. It contains the usual connectivity options like 2G, 3G, Wi-Fi, GPRS, etc. It has GPS (with A-GPS support), 5MP autofocus camera, 256 MB internal, 32 GB external storage, and 512 MB RAM. It runs on BlackBerry OS 6.0 with 624 MHz CPU.
BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300
A cherished smartphone for devotees of social networks, this phone is the advanced version of BlackBerry Curve 8520. It is 2.46 inches, has a QWERTY keypad with touch-sensitive optical track pad; an internal memory of 256 MB RAM, 256 MB ROM, and 32 GB microSD. Has 2 MP camera A-GPS supported GPS, and BlackBerry Maps. OS is BlackBerry v5.0 (upgradable to v6.0). Connectivity is 2G, 3G, Wi-Fi, etc. Its Organizer helps in arranging phone numbers, documents, etc.
BlackBerry Pearl 3G 9100
If you want a smartphone with a smaller look then here ends your quest. This smartphone is 2.25 inches with half-QWERTY optical track pad. Runs on BlackBerry OS 5.0 (upgradable) and comes with 3G, GPS, Wi-Fi and a 3.2 MP camera. CPU is 624 MHz with 256 MB internal and 32 GB external memory. It comes with GPRS, EDGE, USB, and Bluetooth.
Eddie Adams is a content writer and his interests are technology, phones, Eco-living, insurance and travel. Catch up with him on Twitter