BlackBerry Kopi leaks; new model to be priced below BlackBerry Q5
0. phoneArena 24 Sep 2013, 06:07 posted on
These are strange days for BlackBerry,and they are about to get stranger; on Friday, the company warns about a greater than $900 million writedown it is taking for the BlackBerry Z10. Over the weekend, a new all-touch series, the C-Series, is leaked. On Monday, the company announces it is going private with a group led by Fairfax Financial Holdings for $4.7 billion or $9 a share...
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1. msa1988 (Posts: 417; Member since: 30 Mar 2010)
Still looks like a piece of garbage. You couldn't pay me to use this phone.
2. PapaSmurf (Posts: 9801; Member since: 14 May 2012)
BB keeps making the same mistakes over and over again. Excluding LTE when carriers are pushing LTE is the first problem. Second is design. BB10 is failing, and it's just a matter of time before they announce their last phone.
4. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)
This latest fail is an example of BB's product 'pipeline'. And one further reason for the inventory writedown - even BB knew in their heart of hearts, it was a sales fail.
Expect to see one or two more abortive examples of how bad things really were at BB. I suspect the new buyers are now wondering if $4.7 B was overpaying.
6. rdaex (Posts: 123; Member since: 24 Oct 2012)
Internet CEOs: "BB needs to make a cheap phone! Their stuff is soooo overpriced."
BB makes cheap phone
Internet CEOs: "OMGWTFBBQ that thing is cheap crap, I cant believe they made this cheap crap."
Im starting to understand why they want to go private