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BlackBerry might move out of Japanese market

08 February, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
BlackBerry might move out of Japanese market  - read the full textBlackBerry, formerly known as RIM will be bidding a farewell to the Japanese smartphone market. The company won't be bringing its latest BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 devices to the land of rising sun, according to Nikkei. BlackBerry's market share in Japan has fallen to just 0.3% and this has...

 

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good move . people in japan like it better when out siders speak there own language , not english - so bb have made a wise move . lol .

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  • 2013-02-08 19:24
  • tev9

Just say RIMM is pulling out till further notice. Companies do this all the time. If it becomes economically feasable to reenter the Japanese market in the future you bet RIMM will be back in. It's a business, people.

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  • 2013-02-08 19:11
  • IB$L

Soon.
They will move out from the face of the earth.

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  • 2013-02-08 19:06
  • y@W3

> In reply to kuppo @ 2013-02-08 17:57 from uEAU - click to readAnd how many apps are you using on your phone?

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  • 2013-02-08 18:53
  • q{C6

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-02-08 16:45 from m7KR - click to readYou know, there's a country called Canada that is actually in North America. I guess USAians sometimes forget it.

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  • 2013-02-08 18:38
  • N9xA

Really it's .............

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  • 2013-02-08 18:21
  • 9EXP

This is wise decision. They will not stand a chance to challenge Sony HQ. Xperia Z will be hit in Japan and if Blackberry come to japan.

Those japan people is clever, they will not buy new blackberry with just some little apps.
More than 70000 apps is just a bullshit.

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  • 2013-02-08 17:57
  • uEAU

Who cares about BlackBerry!

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  • 2013-02-08 17:46
  • Nj98

> In reply to hippoZ @ 2013-02-08 15:54 from IWH{ - click to readby the way its very true tek a look at wat samsung n apple r doing.their phones r available worldwide dont lug behind like da Nokia c'mon style up.

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  • 2013-02-08 17:30
  • fs@c

> In reply to Professor Frink @ 2013-02-08 15:50 from xL3a - click to readAnd how could it smash north american records when it will not be available in the USA for quite some time still? You are full of something man.

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  • 2013-02-08 16:45
  • m7KR

> In reply to Professor Frink @ 2013-02-08 15:50 from xL3a - click to readWhat european record? BB is selling in just few countries in Europe, mainly Britain. And did you miss the news about British retailers have no idea what BB is talking about, the socalled "sold out" white Z10 is still available in abundance.

In Scandinavia people will look like a questionmark if you start talking about Blackberry. I never seen one here.

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  • 2013-02-08 16:44
  • m7KR

RIP to RIM and Blackberry in this world.

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  • 2013-02-08 16:02
  • utdj

Sorry for my comment.
But to be a successful smartphone maker in the world, you must make your product available world wide. See Apple & Samsung.

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  • 2013-02-08 15:54
  • IWH{

> In reply to hippoZ @ 2013-02-08 14:50 from u7mc - click to readYour comment has to be sarcastic when BB, is the leader in most middle eastern countries and just smashed north american and european records...

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  • 2013-02-08 15:50
  • xL3a

If they regain momentum in other markets, then they could go back to Japan and try to catch up. Right now it's simply not worth it. Well played.

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  • 2013-02-08 15:05
  • N9xA

I guess RIM should quit smartphone business all around the worlds.

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  • 2013-02-08 14:50
  • u7mc

some rising sun there. but no blackberries.

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  • 2013-02-08 14:49
  • mEBe

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