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RIM BlackBerry Bold 9900, Torch 9850 and Torch 9810
Research In Motion has added five BlackBerry 7 OS-powered models to its Bold and Torch line-up, including a touchscreen-only version of the Torch.
Only three of the handsets unveiled on Wednesday — the Bold 9900, Torch 9850 and Torch 9810 — are new models for the UK market (pictured). The Bold 9930 and Torch 9860 are headed for the US.
Each of the devices runs the new BlackBerry 7 operating system, which brings near-field communication (NFC) support, updated Blackberry Messenger (BBM) and Social Feeds options, and speed improvements to the WebKit-based browser.
"NFC will allow the BlackBerry community to make contactless mobile payments, read tags on smart posters, or easily and simply — with accessories — access buildings securely," Rob Orr, product manager for BlackBerry in EMEA, said at a launch event in London.
The Torch 9850 has a full touchscreen, while the Torch 9810 has a sliding Qwerty keyboard. The Bold 9900 was first shown off at RIM's BlackBerry World event in May.
Photo Credit: Ben Woods