Only 850,000 BlackBerry branded devices shipped in 2017

BlackBerry Mobile appeared to get things on track last year with the release of two handsets. Both were manufactured by TCL under license from BlackBerry. In April, BlackBerry released the KEYone. Even though it sports a physical QWERTY keyboard, this is not your grandpappy's 'Berry. For example, a fingerprint scanner was cleverly embedded in the keyboard's space bar. Making our list of the most underrated phones of 2017, the KEYone features that fabulous aforementioned QWERTY, and outstanding battery life...
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76. MDCHO

Posts: 769; Member since: Jul 28, 2016

No, I did not. Comprehension is key.

25. PenTiltoKet

Posts: 552; Member since: May 18, 2016

Its good to see bb release the number. Let see next quarter. I think nokia doing so well, and bb is not as cool as nokia

27. MDCHO

Posts: 769; Member since: Jul 28, 2016

Only kid want “cool” phone. Adult that need to handle business and be productive wants workhorse, not toy. BlackBerry is workhorse. But Nokia is good phone too.

26. GreenMan

Posts: 2694; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

Awesome to see that Blackberry is selling... Ahem, shipping tons.... Wait, what? Only 850,000 units shipped? Wha... What! How am I ever going to... Okay that's enough! In any case, it depends on the revenues. And if Blackberry did better in 2017 compared to 2016 then job well done! Blackberries or any of its services such as BBM etc do not hold an appeal for me at all but to many people they do... Anyhow, Good luck, ol' 'Berry. We had some good time together! G'Day!

29. BillyBoy

Posts: 56; Member since: Jul 01, 2013

Blackberry with Android is no better than Blackberry with BBOS 10 in terms of sales. Somebody must put them out of misery and tell them to go home.

30. PenTiltoKet

Posts: 552; Member since: May 18, 2016

Perhaps what bb/tcl/alcatel realize know is bb brand is not as highly thought as they think.

37. MDCHO

Posts: 769; Member since: Jul 28, 2016

If what you say is true, TCL would not make new BlackBerry smartphones this year. They are making at least two. This prove you to be wrong.

40. meanestgenius

Posts: 21485; Member since: May 28, 2014

Absolutely true, MDCHO. But guys like him don’t want to hear the truth.

77. MDCHO

Posts: 769; Member since: Jul 28, 2016

Agree with you all the way, Meanestgenius.

66. Venom

Posts: 3143; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

I agree. The BlackBerry name doesn't mean much anymore today.

41. shihte

Posts: 60; Member since: Sep 02, 2013

Chen killed best os ever made see like iphone copying some features of bb10

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