Blackberry gives the development and production of smartphones Foxconn




Blackberry gives the development and production of smartphones Foxconn


Blackberry turned to Foxconn , the world’s largest contract manufacturer of electronics , the issue of joint development and production of some models of mobile phones. This was stated on Friday the two companies.

As reported by business news TechWorld, transaction significantly changes its strategy and Blackberry is the first step toward clotting own business producing smartphones. According to the new chief executive officer John Chen ( replaced by Thorsten Heins ), speaking at a conference to analysts, the partnership with Foxconn to begin joint development of the telephone for the Indonesian market. Indonesia is one of the key markets for the Blackberry.

Production number will be on the new Foxconn factory in Indonesia. The device is expected to appear on sale in March and April 2014. Looking ahead, Chen said that the company is not averse to pass on to Foxconn more work related to hardware. This is especially true of models for emerging markets. Detailed terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

North American office in turn while focusing on smartphones for the corporate segment. The company did not rule out the possibility of his return to the consumer sector. But first, as said Chen, Blackberry should strengthen its financial position. To reduce the losses the company had even put itself up for sale .
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