Can You Fall in Love With the BlackBerry Z10?

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t.alex
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Re: Can You Fall in Love With the BlackBerry Z10?
t.alex   4/2/2013 9:02:51 PM
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I am not sure if for Z10, BlackBerry developers would have trouble with a different screensize as compared to when they develop for previous models? Can previous apps run on the new Z10?

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The Source   3/30/2013 11:50:57 AM
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mfbertozzi,

I agree with you that the smartphone market needs strong competition. It will be several quarters before we can get a clearer picture of how these new phones will impact BlackBerry's revenues and market share. In the meantime, the Apple/Samsung duopoly in the smartphone market seems to be firmly entrenched. 

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mfbertozzi   3/29/2013 8:28:42 AM
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@Brian: thanks, great article, it summarizes exactly where the company is, right now; only a few months ago, it was unpredictable and speaking for myself, I am happy for them and for the market, because the market needs absolutely good competitors for providing endusers with best products.

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Brian Fuller   3/28/2013 2:36:56 PM
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@mfbertozzi, good link. 

I'll add another, a glimmer of good news for BB on the earnings front

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mfbertozzi   3/28/2013 1:11:08 PM
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I see...anyway if you are interested in, I leave here (for the community to) a great link for keeping an eye, http://bit.ly/170Gln6

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Himanshugupta   3/28/2013 12:59:54 PM
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I have not seen the new BlackBerry phone so cannot comment on the innovation but i think hardware has always been good. Its also true that most of the phones can match the hardware on paper but the ture integration with software is innovation. 

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mfbertozzi   3/28/2013 3:57:10 AM
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For now, it appears RIM has adopted a good strategy: good product, right price, proper mix of innovation. Thanks to that, they are meeting with a positive trend, after a very long time. And several users are falling in love with the product, sales' trend is really good abroad.

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Brian Fuller   3/27/2013 1:27:55 PM
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Excellent point, @Himanshugupta. I'll take it one step further. That "walled garden," whether it's the Apple environment or the Android environment will win the consumer. This is a real challenge for hardware vendors because the innovation won't be at the hardware level. (Or I should say the hardware innovation won't be as valued as what advancements the services bring). 

Since Apple owns its garden and its hardware, this isn't such a bad deal. But companies that are selling Android devices have a tough road ahead of them. 

Blackberry's proposition is a third walled garden and "better email security." I don't think that dog hunts, as they say in Texas. 

 

 

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Re: Can You Fall in Love With the BlackBerry Z10?
Himanshugupta   3/27/2013 1:12:31 PM
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It seems that the only entry point of a smartphone is compelling hardware with all the necessary software (apps) at a very marginal profit price. I think once people start to get hang of a brand then they try to go with it for an upgrade unless a competitor is providing a much better alternative at lower cost.

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Can You Fall in Love With the BlackBerry Z10?
HM   3/27/2013 12:21:23 PM
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would try. have been using blakberry normal phone. How about the all apps, would it be easily accessible ..what is the price quoted.



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