Sell ​​BlackBerry 10 phones remain stable




BlackBerry in December last year and January and February of this year, 1.1 million devices with BlackBerry 10 sold. These are the same as in previous period, most manufacturers see their sales in January and February fall considerably lower.

Sales of handsets with the older BlackBerry 7 took it off considerably, from 3.4 to 2.3 million units. With sales of 1.1 million BlackBerry 10 devices, the manufacturer remains probably hang on a market share of less than 0.5 percent of the smartphone market, much less than the competing platforms Android, iOS and Windows Phone.

Presumably, continued sales of BlackBerry 10 devices in the first months of the year to date by the November release of the new Z30 and price reductions of the old Z10 . The latter took to release about a year ago, around 600 euros, now he is generally available for between 200 and 250 euros.

BlackBerry made a loss of the equivalent of 308 million euros, according to the company but that was mainly due to one-time payments, as the company no longer knows, is losing much lower. BlackBerry earn only slightly more than a third of its money selling phones and the rest comes from services and software. Turnover amounted to little more than converted 700 million, two-thirds less than the same quarter a year ago.

BlackBerry director John Chen said in a note in the quarterly figures that the company is considering for its instant messaging service BBM also to function. Desktops This would allow business customers to begin talks on the desktop and on the road to finish. Via phones BBM now works on smartphones with BlackBerry OS, Android and iOS.

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