Ad Confirms BlackBerry 9800 to be Named Torch?

BlackBerry-9800-TorchAd

It won’t be long before we find out for sure, but a Spanish Google ad is showing that the BlackBerry 9800 will indeed be named the Torch as rumoured, not the Bold as it had been previously branded.The BlackBerry 9800 is understandably a pretty big deal for RIM, being both their first slider as well as their first phone to host OS 6.

AT&T will likely be going public with the device in a matter of hours, but here’s the low-down anyway: 4 GB of onboard storage memory, 512 MB of RAM, HVGA touchscreen (non-SurePress), Wi-Fi b/g/n, HSPA 3G with world roaming, GPS, and a 5 megapixel camera.

There’s a lot to say about what the 9800 and OS 6 means for RIM, but that’s another story altogether. Be sure to stick around for some live event coverage of the AT&T even later today.

[via MiBlackBerry]

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