White BlackBerry Torch headed to UK as Vodafone exclusive

Jan 14, 2011

Vodafone UK has announced that it will be exclusively offering the white BlackBerry Torch 9800 in the UK. Listed as "coming soon" on Vodafone's site, the handset will have the same functionality as the original black version - a 3.2-inch capacitive touchscreen and slide-out QWERTY keyboard - but come in a new, white casing.

There's also a 5-megapixel camera, 3G, WiFi and Bluetooth, along with GPS. RIM has also used the latest version of their homegrown OS, BlackBerry 6, which cleans up the UI nicely; you also get access to the BlackBerry App World download store.

No word on pricing or availability at this stage, though the white Torch will only be released on Vodafone contracts, not PAYG. For more on the BlackBerry Torch, check out our full review.

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