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Canadian brokerage house slashes estimate of BlackBerry PlayBook sales for 2011 and 2012

0. phoneArena posted on 07 Sep 2011, 12:48

Retailers are not ringing up many sales of the BlackBerry PlayBook according to a pair of Canaccord Genuity analysts who lowered their estimate of 2.2 million units sold in 2011 to 1.5 million; the analysts see the Apple iPad 2 continuing its domination of tablet sales...

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posted on 07 Sep 2011, 12:50 1

1. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)

I wonder why people aren't buying more of the PlayBook? It was supposed to be the salvation of RIM when introduced. It was going to be validation of the theory that produce it and the 'Berry fans will buy it.

Unless of course there aren't many 'Berry fans remaining.

posted on 07 Sep 2011, 13:27

3. remixfa (Posts: 14605; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)

no, because they FORGOT TO INCLUDE EMAIL functionality... in a blackberry device!!! lololol.

Sorry, the main client for that thing is business, and its useless to business at the moment.. lol

posted on 07 Sep 2011, 14:32

4. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)

Who needs email functionality when there are supposedly legions of 'Berry fans just waiting for the chance to buy the latest and greatest from RIM?

Besides, email is so 2005-ish. :-) Hasn't everyone moved on to SMS and MMS? But wait, the PlayBook doesn't support SMS or MMS? Getting confused, now are we?

posted on 07 Sep 2011, 13:05 1

2. iKingTrust (banned) (Posts: 716; Member since: 27 Jul 2011)

What's a Black Berry?

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