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BlackBerry now wants to make affordable Android phones, but will anyone care?

April 11, 2016 - Uncategorized


In an effort to avoid becoming irrelevant in the ever-growing smartphone business, BlackBerry is turning to Android for its next device launches this year. CEO John Chen told Abu Dhabi-based The National in an interview the company is working on two mid-range Android handsets, one with a full touchscreen and another with a physical keyboard. But will anyone even want a BlackBerry later in 2016? The company’s latest device – the Android-based Priv which launched late last year – only sold about 600,000 devices last quarter. For comparison, Samsung’s Galaxy S7 is estimated to have shipped about 10 million devices…

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Source: The Next Web

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