BlackBerry launched the Passport handset final week and thus far the opinion has been extremely combined. Many have sneered on the new design while some have applauded the producer for considering outdoors of the field.
Head of BlackBerry’s Devices unit Ron Louks has now spoken concerning the system and the way forward for BlackBerry in an interview with Reuters.
According to Mr Louks, the truth that the corporate has now reduce losses means it's now capable of take a couple of extra dangers with unconventionally designed merchandise. He advised there can be extra uniquely designed and weird handsets from BlackBerry sooner or later, and added that at the least one was already in improvement.
Louks stated, "When it involves design and being just a little bit disruptive, we would like that 'wow' issue. Not all the merchandise may have it, however we undoubtedly have alternatives. From a roadmap perspective, I'm fairly proud of the place we're at for subsequent yr.”
BlackBerry CEO John Chen spoke to media after the corporate’s quarterly outcomes on Friday. He claimed the corporate was more likely to deliver a variety of latest merchandise to the annual Mobile World Congress expo in Barcelona in 2015.
Chen stated, "Given the receptivity for the Passport, I know that we'll have a minimum of one other era of that system. I additionally carry very excessive hopes for the Classic, and I've spoken with lots of people that need it ... so I assume we could have one other iteration on that, and there shall be a brand new idea system too."
BlackBerry’s Passport handset bought out on-line inside 10 hours of happening sale. Over 200,000 units bought inside the first two days of the handset happening sale.
Soon we’ll be seeing the discharge of the BlackBerry Classic, a extra historically designed BlackBerry handset.