BlackBerry Z10 Sells 3 Times Better Than Previous Models in the UK
February 7, 2013 8:25 AM
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BlackBerry is doing well with its new smartphone so far
BlackBerry recently launched its new smartphone called the
in the UK and so far, sales are doing very well. The company announced that the new Z10 smartphone is selling nearly three times better in the UK than any of its previous models in the first week they hit stores.
BlackBerry also says that sales in Canada, which started on February 5, were up more than 50% from any previous BlackBerry smartphone introduction.
BlackBerry hopes to drum up positive reviews and sales numbers ahead of the U.S. launch for the Z10 in March. BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins said that testing of the smartphone by wireless carrier AT&T is taking longer, resulting in the U.S. launch delay.
reports that the success BlackBerry has seen in Canada and the UK has done little for the company's stock. Shares of BlackBerry stock were trading at $16.05 at close Wednesday, leaving it slightly down from its highs its recent highs in late January. BlackBerry has
seen its stock soar over 150% since September 2012
on hopes that BlackBerry 10 and the smartphones running the new software would be successful.
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The competitor is only Apple ...
2/7/2013 10:05:02 PM
Blackberry has to push business services mosto of all, apps and security/privacy.
Android on that side is weak, Apple is the only competitor and not so strong today.
The consumer market is well served by Apple and Android. Blackberry could take some quotas there too, but its mission has to be business users, to survive well.
Windows phone is over still once ....
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