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BlackBerry shipments to Indonesia amount to 14% of total

Tuesday 11 February 2014 | 01:00 CET | News
BlackBerry device shipments to Indonesia made up 14 percent of the total 11 million shipments of smartphones to the country in 2013. BlackBerry is losing traction to an apps-hungry market, which have preference for certain operating systems that offer more options, the Jakarta Globe writes citing IDC analyst Darwin Lie. "The absence of a 'lower end' device utilizing BB10 is what will stifle its expansion, alongside the lack of apps. Many of the competitors also have released many more affordable devices in the range of $50 starting point," Darwin said.

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Companies: BlackBerry
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