Thursday, April 07, 2016

BlackBerry Cuts Price of Android Device Amid Slow Phone Sales | Re/code

Tangentially, see Microsoft insists it still supports Windows Phone (Network World)

"The Priv will now sell for $649 without a contract, a $50 cut from its standard price. That’s still a hefty sum, but puts it just below some other large-screen flagship devices from Samsung and others.

However, it may be too little, too late for the Waterloo, Ontario-based company. BlackBerry CEO John Chen has said the company will consider abandoning the hardware effort if it can’t make money by this year.

BlackBerry reported lower-than-expected sales of 600,000 devices as part of last week’s earnings, adding to questions over whether it will remain in the phone business beyond this year."
BlackBerry Cuts Price of Android Device Amid Slow Phone Sales | Re/code
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