Torque: Five years of bringing quality mobile phones to Filipinos



Torque executives with new brand ambassador Abra.

Local mobile phone brand, Torque, marks its 5th year of delivering quality and affordable devices in the Philippines.

Hopping on the surge of mobile phone usage in the country five years ago, Torque introduced a throng of options that will fit the budget and lifestyle of its users. Today, Torque has cemented itself as a key player in the highly competitive and aggressive mobile phone market with its affordable phones and tablets that are packed with prime features.


“Torque has, indeed, gone a long way given the relatively short time of operations,” Torque CEO Christopher Uyco said. “In keeping up with the very dynamic mobile phone market in the Philippines, our commitment remains the same: to provide innovative product designs and highly thoughtful specifications based on what the market demands.”

Pinoy creativity meets world-class features

On its fifth year, Torque continues to innovate the best devices for Filipinos, offering them value for money.

“We engineer and design our own phones and tablets through our scaled and talented Torque engineering team,” Uyco continued. “From the seemingly insignificant details to the essential functions, each product is made with only excellence in mind.”

Torque has beefed up its product lineup with mobile handsets that go beyond calling and texting. The D1c, D1e, D1i, D5i, DTV5, and DTV15 Slim are all devised with a dual-SIM capability, FM radio, camera with video recorder, multimedia player and expandable memory up to 32GB. The DTV15 has an added mobile TV, a feature also available for the i20 TV+WiFi and i80 TV+WiFi models. The i20 and i80 have 2.8 inches and 3.5 inches screens, respectively, dual SIM capability, camera with video recorder, and expandable memory up to 8GB. Both have Wi-Fi and Bluetooth/JAVA/GPRS/MMS support.


Adding to the myriad of offerings, Torque has also ushered budget-friendly, and powerful Android gadgets under the Droidz series: the Beat TV, Pop 3G, Play 3G, Active 3G, Stark 3G, Atom S, Space 3G, Avatar TV, Quad, Motion and Life HD. These models all have a 1GHz Dual Core CPU under its hood, except for Quad, Motion and Life HD, which packs a 1.2GHz quad-core chip. Tablets that debuted under the Droidz line are the Edge, Duo Slim, Duo, Duo TV, Drive Slim and Push+. All of these models are run by a 1.2GHz CPU with 4GB to 8GB ROM and 512 RAM, with 7-inch capacitive touchscreen and an Android Jelly Bean 4.2 OS. Also, the DROIDZ tablets are equipped with dual shooters.


Torque also introduced phablets: Droidz Portal X, Mini D and Mini Q, which sports 7 inches and 7.85 inches capacitive displays, respectively. All models feature dual-SIM support and is powered by a 1GHz dual- and quad-core CPU with 4GB ROM and 512 RAM, except for Mini Q which is powered by a 4GB ROM and 1GB RAM. Built-in dual cameras are also integrated, as well as a mobile TV feature for the Droidz Portal X.


Moreover, Torque shared their intention of releasing Octa-core, LTE, and Gorilla Glass equipped phones in the 1st quarter of 2014.