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RIM booking a $485 million charge in quarterly earnings due to Playbook sales

0. phoneArena posted on 02 Dec 2011, 07:57

RIM’s December earnings release is nearing, but while there are still two weeks prior to that, the Canadian company has already announced that it will be registering a $485 million…

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posted on 02 Dec 2011, 08:07

1. c.hack (Posts: 614; Member since: 09 Dec 2009)

Death Spiral

posted on 02 Dec 2011, 08:11 2

2. ZEUS.the.thunder.god (unregistered)

well good luck RIM

posted on 02 Dec 2011, 08:25

3. droiddomination (Posts: 203; Member since: 01 Dec 2011)

man i hope i can p/u a cheap playbook for $99. and somehow get android on it.

posted on 02 Dec 2011, 10:45 1

4. HTCiscool (Posts: 449; Member since: 16 Jul 2011)

Ill probably get a Playbook for $200 sometime soon...

Far more capable and smooth than the Touchpad lol

posted on 02 Dec 2011, 15:02

5. downphoenix (Posts: 3165; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)

This is true, the PB actually has a great processor in it (same processor as the Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet uses) and has great performance and all that. I do hope Blackberry doesn't call it quits on Playbook, they know now they will need to be more competitive in pricing, the hardware was there, which traditionally has been a problem with them, and it wouldnt hurt to introduce a 10 inch model.

posted on 03 Dec 2011, 09:56 1

7. Rio1983 (Posts: 25; Member since: 03 Dec 2011)

Not true. You can Overclock the processor and it runs more fluently and actually responds better than the playbook. Jus sayin.

posted on 03 Dec 2011, 09:55 1

6. Rio1983 (Posts: 25; Member since: 03 Dec 2011)

Playbook is ok but a more polished and savy touchpad could easily be the industry leader.. If the Hp Touchpad would have came out at 199.99 no one would even care about a kindle fire .

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