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BlackBerry Torch announced today by RIM

$199 on AT&T in the U.S.; coming to all three major Canadian carriers as well

By: Don Lynn from Aug 3, 2010 @ 16:13 CDT

RIM's New York event today revolved around their newest handset: the BlackBerry 9800 "Torch." This mobile device boasts a slide out keyboard with the traditional BlackBerry feel, a 5 MP camera, and will be running the long-awaited BlackBerry 6 OS.

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The new hybrid touchscreen device will have a 480x360 display, 4GB of onboard storage, wireless N capability, and 512mb of ROM and RAM. AT&T is releasing the device for the U.S. on August 11th for $199 (with contract), while Rogers, Bell and Telus in Canada have all confirmed they will get the Torch but have not released launch dates. Here's the official launch video:

NEWS SOURCES:engadget.com

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