Research In Motion today announced the launch of the new BlackBerry Torch 9860 smartphone, which features the new BlackBerry 7 operating system and a stylish new all-touch handset design. With a spectacular 3.7” display, the largest ever on a BlackBerry smartphone, the new all-touch BlackBerry Torch 9860 smartphone is optimized for displaying web pages, photos and videos, as well as delivering powerful gaming experiences. It also delivers the highly refined, real-time communications and collaboration experience loved by millions of BlackBerry smartphone users around the world. BlackBerry 7 The BlackBerry Torch 9860 smartphone runs the new BlackBerry 7 operating system (OS). BlackBerry 7 provides users with a fast, fluid and intuitive experience, featuring a next generation BlackBerry Browser, voice-activated searches, the ability to manage personal content separately from corporate content, as well as additional personal and productivity apps out of the box. The next generation BlackBerry Browser combines the dramatically improved performance of the advanced WebKit browser engine together with the powerful hardware enhancements found in the new BlackBerry Torch 9860 to deliver browsing results that are up to 40% faster than BlackBerry 6 based smartphones and up to twice as fast as models running BlackBerry 5. Additional enhancements to the browser have also optimized HTML5 performance for incredible gaming and video experiences. The new BlackBerry Torch 9860 smartphone also features Liquid Graphics technology, which combines a dedicated high-performance graphics processor with a blazingly fast CPU and stunning high resolution display to deliver a highly responsive touch interface with incredibly fast and smooth graphics.