Under BlackBerry's deal with Foxconn, the later designs, manufacturers, and stores entry-level BlackBerry models for the emerging markets. BlackBerry adds the OS and its illustrious name. BlackBerry CEO John Chen says that there are four new models in the works, including the old-school BlackBerry Classic. That model includes the largest touchscreen ever used on a QWERTY-equipped 'Berry at 3.5 inches. It will also feature a trackpad, and function keys just like the ones on grand-dad's old 'Berry.
BlackBerry itself has provided some pictures of the BlackBerry Z3's launch weekend. The company is hoping that it doesn't see a repeat of what happened when both the BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10 launched last year. BlackBerry touted strong sales of both models when they were each released. And yet, by the end of 2013 the company had to write off a massive amount of Z10 units gathering dust in the warehouse.
Strong launch weekend in Jakarta for the BlackBerry Z3
1. Lines form in Jakarta to purchase the BlackBerry Z3
2. Counter in Central Park Mall monitors BlackBerry Z3 sales there
source: BlackBerry, Crackberry