Since no deal has been made for BlackBerry’s buyout and no deal is on the horizon either, the Canadians are said to be going about their business as usual, working on follow-up devices for the Z30 and Q10 despite sales numbers looking horrendous.
Blackberry looks to bypass regular distribution channels in order to clear inventory.
Despite being one of the earliest supporters of BlackBerry’s gesture-based smartphone OS, T-Mobile is reportedly looking to stop selling BlackBerry 10 phones in its stores.
RIM, erm, BlackBerry has officially tried everything and anything to escape the dark pits of financial despair, rolling out a new mobile OS, launching new smartphones and even going through a rebranding of sorts. But has it all been enough to put BB’s financial situation back on track?
BlackBerry Q10’s slightly more modest brother, the Q5, is now available for UK pre-orders via online retailer Unlocked-Mobiles. The price is set at a fairly steep £349.98 including VAT, which translates into around €410 or $545.