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Torque Droidz Blast, a dual-core dual-SIM budget Galaxy S3?

If the Torque Droidz Atom reminded us of the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini, its bigger brother, the Torque Droidz Blast also has a striking resemblance to the Samsung Galaxy S3.

Torque Droidz Blast 1

The Torque Droidz Blast at first looked like the Galaxy Note II but it has a 4.7-inch qHD (960 x 540) screen which is just a wee bit smaller than the screen on the Galaxy S3, which has a 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED display.

Torque Droidz Blast 2

One thing’s for sure though is that it looks eerily like the white Samsung Galaxy S3 with the curved corners, chrome sides, and that familiar-looking Home button. For the untrained eye, you won’t notice the subtle difference on the front sensor/cam placement and the glossy back panel.

Torque Droidz Blast 3

This phone is slated for a January 2013 release so don’t mind the stickered Torque brand.

Running the show on the Torque Droidz Blast is a 1GHz dual-core processor and 512MB RAM. It has a 4GB internal storage with support for up to 32GB microSD. The back has an 8-megapixel camera with flash while the front sports a VGA one.

It does run on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean though so it should slightly help the performance of dual-core processor on this one. It’s also a dual-SIM phone so it should appeal to most Filipinos.

Torque Droidz Blast 4

What’s intriguing with this phone is that its equipped with a TV antenna. At first we thought it was a stylus but pulling it further revealed that it’s an antenna. That’s uhhh unique.

Torque Droidz Blast 5

No official pricing for this Droidz Blast yet but Torque execs hinted that none of their upcoming dual-core, dual-SIM phones will go past the P10k mark. If I’m to guess it’s probably going to be around P6k to 7k.

Torque Droidz Blast Specs:
1GHz dual-core Mediatek MT6577 processor
PowerVR SGX531 GPU
4.7″ qHD 960 x 540 capacitive touchscreen, multi-touch zoom
HSDPA 7.2Mbps, HSUPA 5.76Mbps
Quadband GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 Mhz
4GB ROM, 512MB RAM, microSD up to 32GB
8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash
VGA front camera
WiFi, Bluetooth, WiFi hotspot
GPS + AGPS support
TV antenna
3-axis gyro / accelerometer
Dual-SIM, Dual-Standby
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
SRP: TBA, available on January 2013
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  • thejorlanb

    Hollllyyy crapppp.

    this is great….!!!

  • chinafon

    ano ba yan… sana di yan ang final production unit. ano ba yung logo sa front? sticker ba? napaka cheap tingnan.

    • nope, hindi yan ang final unit. sticker lang yung logo na yan.

      • James Tadle

        haha your name chinafon is hilarious !

  • almer

    Ampotah ka kung nachicheapan kang leche ka huwag kang bumili hind k nman pinipilit inamo ka kung makacomment ka akala mo bigtym ka…kung bigtym kang leche ka magtayo kang sarili mong mobile manufacturer…potah ka pinapainit mo ulo ko

  • StratoSpHere

    Boy, that escalated quickly.

  • jeff

    hehe init ng ulo nung isa.. anyways,it looks pretty fine to me

  • richard

    chill lang.mukha naman kasi s3 yan na pinatungan ng sticker ang logo.hehe

  • josef

    good for torque, kaso lang masyado nang maraming nakabili ng cm flare at titan…

  • techno

    What is the retail price?

    • Pakibasa na lang po yung last paragraph.

  • JB

    boss calvin.. ilan battery capacity nito?

    • have to ask pa, it’s not in the specs sheet but dont expect that 4000mAh one. manipis lang and magaan ang phone.

  • mikkelb

    Ganda.. sna jan 1. available na hehe

  • charlie

    Ang masasabi kolang ay ito, wag nyong bilhin ang unit brand na ito. Nakabili na ako ng cp sakanila b4 i68flow. Isang week lang bumigay na ang saksakan ng charger sa unit, nabaklas ang port, tapos overnight lang wala ng charge kahit naka idle lang. Ang speakers nito basag ang sound. Hay… Nasayang lang ang 4k ko. Mahina ang signal reception. Hindi kasi ako mismo ang bumili kaya nadale.

  • Nice phones but I prefer 1 GB RAM.

    • thejorlanb

      mukhang tinitipid talaga nila..ayos na sana, bitin sa ram.

  • gearz

    512mb ram pero jellybean?
    di ba requirement sa jb e 1gb ram?

  • zzzz

    as usual below 2000 mah yah.. >.<

  • Prince

    would you know the OEM of Torque Blast and Torque Motion…just interested to know if may mga review din from their OEM..

    • not really sure if it’s OEM. from what was explained to us by Torque, they chose a template for the phones and mix and match the parts to suit the design they want.

  • hapon

    sir available na po ba ito sa market? pwede po ba itong idowngrade sa lower version ng OS since di po ito compatible sa JB? I believe 1gb ang RAM ng JB. Tnx

  • immamonster

    what if the Samsung file a suit against Torque?
    is Torque was given a permission to copy Samsung Galaxy S3 and Samsung Galaxy Note II?
    is Torque knows the importance of copyright?

    • there are 8 points of difference to avoid such copyright issues

    • *does Torque knows the importance of copyright?

      -me grammar nazi- 😀

  • Crist

    Ask ko lang ok ba ang durability ng cp na to . Need ko ng response as soon as posible

  • Crist

    Ask ko lang ok ba ang durability ng cp na to . Need ko ng response as soon as posible . Plss