BlackBerry is preventing tooth and nail to return to profitability underneath the cautious steerage of its new chief, John Chen. The corporate posted $23 million of revenue in Q1 regardless of falling revenues, indicating a flip round may simply be underway.
It's early days, nevertheless, however we do know fairly a bit BlackBerry’s subsequent-era smartphones – the BlackBerry Passport and the BlackBerry Basic.
BlackBerry CEO John Chen confirmed the handsets off in the course of the firm’s current earnings name and whereas he didn't give a lot else away, he did affirm that the handsets can be prepared for 2015.
And now we’ve acquired our first official take a look at the handsets, courtesy of the mighty CrackBerry. The primary set of photographs are of the BlackBerry Passport. It’s an odd design, and once we first noticed it in leaks we weren’t too eager on it – the entire “sq.” factor simply appeared a bit odd. Within the hand, nevertheless, it seems to be to be a decidedly totally different beast: simply take a look at its slim profile, beautiful keyboard and expansive show. BlackBerry may simply be onto one thing right here.
And now for the BlackBerry Basic, the extra typical of the 2.
Stories recommend the BlackBerry Passport – regardless of Chen’s point out of a 2015 launch – shall be touchdown in September, which means it could possibly be out there in retailer and on contract contained in the UK earlier than the beginning of This fall. Simply in time to do battle with the iPhone 6…
What do you assume? We bloody love the look of the Passport!