| Posted at: 9/19/2011 |
Filed Under: Blackberry,
The company Research in Motion has published the results of its second quarter, which ended Aug. 27. As expected, the reasons for joy are not found - the company was unable to improve his position by selling the tablet BlackBerry PlayBook. Rather, these sales raise questions about the correctness of the path chosen by the company. For the three months tablets were sold 200 000 units, down from not only sales of the iPad, but strongly behind the performance of Samsung and Motorola. Moreover, this figure does not meet the expectations of leadership itself RIM. As a result, although the quarter and remained profitable, but revenues of $ 329 million can not be compared with any previous quarter in 2011, when it was $ 695 million, or with the same period in 2010, when it received $ 797 million. At the same time, sales of smartphones , although declined, but allowed to remain in profit. During the three summer months are traditionally considered not the best for the manufacturer was 10.6 million vehicles delivered to BlackBerry. Based on these data, as well as the fact that the fall of the rise of supply, which this year will be increased sales of new machines with an updated operating system, BlackBerry OS 7, the company expects to increase turnover and profit growth. Given the fact that the new smart phones will be presented at the 90 operators in 30 countries, these expectations are without some justification. In addition, further investment in the project BlackBery PlayBook will not be so adversely affect the company. But allegations that the company will bypass Apple's supply of smart phones has not been done.