RIM Provides More Details About BlackBerry 10
At some point people won't care anymore
Has BlackBerry reached that point or passed it?
Neither, Your misinformed...
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/rim-says-subscriber ... »
SAN JOSE (MarketWatch) -- Research In Motion Ltd. RIMM +5.16% said Tuesday that its subscriber base has passed the 80 million mark, up from the 78 million the company reported in its first fiscal quarter report in late June. Chief executive Thorsten Heins reported the increased subscriber base during a keynote address at a developers' conference in San Jose, Calif. RIM is showing off previews of its new BlackBerry 10 mobile operating system that is expected to be released early next year. The company will al...
T Bone said:
So subscribers and revenue are increasing.....doesn't sound like things are as dire as the tech media make it out to be.....Blackberry 10 is the key....if Blackberry 10 is as good in terms of features and specs, as its competitors, then RIM is back in the game I think.
In the US market, I think it will come down to how many are annoyed with what lacks from Apples or Android products. I think most of us can't stand certain things about out phones and want something new all the time.
Can BB10 attract some of that excitement? Who knows?
BlackBerry Curve 3G
BlackBerry Curve 9350 smartphone
BlackBerry Bold 9930 smartphone
and BlackBerry Bold 9930 smartphone (non-camera)
Sprint used to carry quite a few Blackberries, now we are essentially Android and iOS sprinkled with a few feature phones.
You need only to look outside the US, and you get a more accurate picture of RIM. It's quite different in Canada, the UK, India, numerous developing countries.
It takes guts to hold an even down the street from Apple in San Jose. These guys aren't done yet
It would be hard to argue that RIM has positive momentum in the US marketplace.
My point was really to point out a broader picture that many on phonescoop don't believe. RIM isn't done. They may be in the future, in the US, but not now as a worldwide company thats still growing subscribers.
US consumers are funny sometimes. We seem to "jump ship" for just about any little reason when we hate something on a device, OS, or carrier and go on to something else. Thats why RIM has a chance in this marketplace because its so dynamic.
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