BlackBerry Z3 is doing great in Indonesia and India, CEO says

By August 4th, 2014 AT 5:12 PM

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John Chen, CEO of Blackberry, in an interview with Economic Times India has claimed that Blackberry Z3 is selling well in India and Indonesia. ‘The BlackBerry Z3 is available in India and Indonesia with powerful sales and suffice attention from customers’, he said, but didn’t give any specific numbers. He also mentioned that the Z3 was ‘extremely well received’ over its initial weekend in the two countries and that demand is continues to stay strong. In his opinion, users enjoy the phone’s screen size, battery life and its aggressive pricing. The Z3 sells for under Rs 15,990 and packs a 5 inch qHD display with a Snapdragon 400 chipset featuring a 1.2GHz dual-core Krait 200 CPU.

Moreover, John Chen also said that the BlackBerry Passport and BlackBerry Classic will be released later this year and that BlackBerry’s partnership with Foxconn, which is manufacturing the Z3, is not exclusive, he said in the interview. If BlackBerry acquires other outsourcing solution more affordable, it is going to consider to increase the production of future devices to Foxconn.

However, Chen didn’t specify if more affordable devices to be expected from the BlackBerry. Both the Passport and Classic are expected to be priced more than the Z3. Still, this qualifies as a good news for the otherwise crumbling Canadian smartphone manufacturer.

Will you still buy Blackberry smartphones? If so, let us your justifications and reasons for choosing a smartphone by a sinking brand.

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Computer science engineer turned technology blogger. Following consumer electronics industry closely from 2006, he can now predict pretty much where the market is heading. He has a dream to own Android, Windows Phone and iOS smartphones all at the same time.

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