to stop the production of smartphones in the industry. BlackBerry was done with
internal hardware design as soon as the DTEK50 was released. That device was
based on a TCL reference design, and the leaked upcoming DTEK60 uses the same
model as well.
blackberry which a decade ago was among the world’s largest smartphone makers,
has seen its global market share slip to less than one percent as Apple and
Android devices have dominated.
smartphone business, which has been on life support for years, if it cannot
turn a profit in 2016.
momentum, including our first major device software licensing agreement with a
telecom joint venture in Indonesia. Under this strategy, we are focusing on
software development, including security and applications. The company plans to
end all internal hardware development and will outsource that function to
partners. This allows us to reduce capital requirements and enhance return on
security applications. The question is, who will blackberry outsource their
hardware development to?
to get Blackberry Bold 5 back in the days.