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BlackBerry Q10

BlackBerry Q10 Sales

Sales of BlackBerry’s savior, the keyboard-equipped Q10, have been ‘dismal’

August 29th, 2013

When BlackBerry announced that its first BlackBerry 10 smartphone would be a high-end full touch device, industry watchers cried that the company’s savior would be the keyboard-equipped BlackBerry Q10 and it should have debuted first. According to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, however, launching the Q10 first might not have made any difference. …

BlackBerry Q10 Release Date

Following lackluster debut, BlackBerry Q10 finally hits Sprint this Friday

August 26th, 2013

BlackBerry lost $84 million and 4 million subscribers during the May quarter despite the launch of the highly anticipated BlackBerry Q10 smartphone. The Q10 was BlackBerry’s first BlackBerry 10 phone equipped with a full QWERTY keyboard and industry watchers were expecting pent-up demand among BlackBerry loyalists and enterprise users to give the vendor a boost. …

BlackBerry Q10 Z10 Sales

BlackBerry reportedly slashes Z10, Q10 production in half as sales slow

July 16th, 2013

BlackBerry posted fiscal first quarter results that missed analysts’ estimates by a wide margin. The company’s surprise loss was obviously troubling, but even more so was the fact that BlackBerry 10 device shipments came in at 2.7 million units, missing consensus figures by a wide margin despite the fact that this was the Z10’s first …

BlackBerry Q10 AT&T Release Date

BlackBerry Q10 coming to AT&T on June 21st for $199.99

June 18th, 2013

Good news for AT&T subscribers who missed having full QWERTY keyboards: You’ll be able to buy the BlackBerry Q10 from your carrier on June 21st for $199.99 with a two-year service agreement. AT&T also says that “consumers who trade in their current smartphone to AT&T will be eligible to receive at least $100 off the …

BlackBerry Q10 Sales

Q10 could give BlackBerry a huge boost

June 14th, 2013

Shares of BlackBerry received another small boost on Friday following an upbeat report about the company’s latest smartphone. Maynard Um of Walls Fargo, per AllThingsD, claims that sales of the BlackBerry Q10 are better than expected and could help the company beat Wall Street’s expectations for the fiscal first quarter. The analyst noted that “channel …

BlackBerry 10 Sales

BlackBerry comeback continues on reports of strong sales

June 13th, 2013

Shares of BlackBerry rallied on Thursday on reports that the company’s new smartphones are selling better than expected. Andy Perkins of Societe Generale said, per Barron’s, that his “checks” revealed that the BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10 sold better in the fiscal Q2 than Wall Street expected. The analyst estimates that BlackBerry will pull in …

BlackBerry Q10 Sales

BlackBerry Q10 pricing and app fragmentation could leave it dead in the water

June 11th, 2013

BlackBerry is expecting big things from its QWERTY-equipped BlackBerry Q10 smartphone. Not everyone is optimistic about the handset’s future, however. Strategy Analytics analyst Neil Shah noted that the Q10 brings fragmentation to the BlackBerry platform “in terms of applications development and availability of apps across different form-factors.” The analyst explained that developers are forced to …

BlackBerry Sales Estimates

A hard-fought battle rages over BlackBerry sales estimates

June 3rd, 2013

Pretty much on the same day as Digitimes reported that BlackBerry boosting its component orders, a directly opposite message was sent by Pacific Crest’s James Faucette. He sees an enormous gap between production and demand; combined sell-through of well below 500,000 Z10 and Q10 models with production remaining above 1.5 million units per month. If true, …

Verizon BlackBerry Q10 Release Date

BlackBerry Q10 coming to Verizon on June 6th for $199

May 30th, 2013

Verizon will release its second BlackBerry 10 smartphone next week. Not to be outdone by T-Mobile, which also announced a launch date for the Q10 this week, Verizon on Thursday opened preorders for the new QWERTY-equipped BlackBerry smartphone. In addition to BlackBerry’s signature keyboard, the handset features a 3.1-inch Super AMOLED 720 x 720 pixel resolution …