As many regular RIMarkable readers know, one of the primary reasons that I returned my BlackBerry Torch after getting it last year was because the device just seemed underpowered by current standards.  Earlier today BlackBerry Torch 2 specifications leaked out, and, one adjective that probably won’t be used when describing Research in Motion’s second stab at a a vertical slider which sports a 1.2 Ghz processor is underpowered.

BlackBerry Torch 2 specs include:

  • 1.2GHz processor
  • Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE
  • Tri-band HSPA 14.4Mbps
  • 3.2-inch VGA 640 x 480 capacitive display
  • 8GB built-in memory
  • 512MB RAM
  • Bluetooth 2.1
  • GPS
  • NFC
  • 5MP camera with flash
  • Magnetometer
  • 1300 mAh battery
  • BlackBerry OS 6.1
  • OpenGL ES
  • 14.6mm thin

[Via BGR]