If you don't already own a BlackBerry, you will not want this phone. And if you do, you still might not want it, even if it may very well be the "best BlackBerry ever."
BlackBerry Torch. The name of the phone that RIM hopes will revitalize BlackBerry is so metaphorically heavy handed that it almost inflicts blunt-force trauma. The iconic BlackBerry metastasized into a slider with sparkly new software, it's wonderfully weird.
Considering RIM hasn't even announced a new flagship phone yet, they've got a lot of work to do to wrench people away from the claws of the iPhone 4 and Droid X. So, two upcoming phones—one a slider?