The Android revolution continues to roll overseas; BlackBerry crashes worldwide
0. phoneArena 01 Jul 2013, 11:58 posted on
The latest smartphone sales data for the three month period ending in May has been released by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech and it shows that BlackBerry is facing some very difficult times in the U.S.; at the end of May, the Canadian manufacturer saw its share of the U.S. smartphone market drop by an amazing 85% from the year earlier to just .7% of the market from a 3 month average of 4.6% the previous year...
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53. jeroome86 (Posts: 61; Member since: 12 Apr 2012)
Will the spammer please leave this site now. You know who you are and your not welcome.
55. FlushGordon (unregistered)
I'll give BlackBerry 2 - 3 more years. Then it's over
59. dorianb (Posts: 422; Member since: 24 Oct 2012)
Only place it looks like BB might have a home (outside of Canada) is Mexico. 2nd in market share, even with the huge drop off.
60. platformwars (Posts: 81; Member since: 14 Sep 2012)
If you look at the Market Shares.. WP is the third OS in all the countries except Mexico.. Even though its share doesnt reach double figures in any of the countries... but it's still third.. i think alot of it has to do with the Nokia Lumia 510(or other variations of that). It will help BB also if they release a entry level BB10 device.. In India where BB has a great following, it offers BB Curve as the entry level smartphone with prices almost as much as Lumia 510. Customers are not stupid to buy BB now when they know the device is already outdated. Almost everyone who wanted a BB i know are not getting Lumia 510 because it offers a fluid experience at pocket friendly prices.
BB.. release an entry level BB10 device if you wanna survive.. Q1 and Z1 or something like that.. but under $200.
65. androidfanboy (Posts: 162; Member since: 24 Jun 2013)
Apple Is gonna get crushed inbetween windows phone and android