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BlackBerry Sells 200,000 Passport Smartphones

BlackBerry's Passport sales show there's still a place for smartphones with keyboards, but they also show the company's modest ambitions.

BlackBerry's new Passport smartphone.
BlackBerry's new Passport smartphone.

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PaulS681
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10/18/2014 | 6:16:04 PM
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@Shakeeb... I think they have to stick with the niche markets in order to survive.
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9/30/2014 | 11:36:21 PM
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@Technocrati – I second it "they have some good security", that could be one good reason for them to have loyal customers. 
shakeeb
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9/30/2014 | 11:35:04 PM
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@glenbren – I believe that they still have a place among the business people and executives who still consider blackberry as part of prestige. 
shakeeb
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9/30/2014 | 11:33:32 PM
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@glenbren – I think they still haven't lost hopes on the market so they still try to come up with new product designs. 
shakeeb
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9/30/2014 | 11:32:33 PM
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@Technocrati – yes if blackberry could hang on they should be able to satisfy the current users. I guess they should also work on Social networking apps they have as now Blackberry is for business as well as personal use. 
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9/30/2014 | 11:30:43 PM
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@Paul – Do you mean to say they should stick to the niche market? 

If so could they survive? 
shakeeb
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9/30/2014 | 11:29:41 PM
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@Paul – Yes I think we should give them credit as Blackberry have always been a good smartphone since good old days.
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9/30/2014 | 11:28:20 PM
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@shamika – Blackberry comes in handy for BOYD because it's much more secure than the other devices / platforms. You could securely connect your emails and other networks for smoother business. 
shakeeb
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9/30/2014 | 11:26:59 PM
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@shamika – In fact I am hoping to get my hands on a Blackberry Q10 but if they are hoping to release OS 12 then I better wait. 
shakeeb
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9/30/2014 | 11:22:24 PM
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@Shamika – Yes I have to agree that Blackberry is one of the best phones when it comes to drafting emails and other texts (especially the ones with QWERTY keyboard)
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