As is known, the BlackBerry company has introduced a premium smartphone running the Android operating system, BlackBerry Priv. According to recent reports, the smart phone has been well received by users, What made the company develop in this direction.
Recently, in an interview with Bloomberg, the BlackBerry CEO, John Chen, he said that his company can begin to conquer the segment of mid-range smartphones based on Android at some point in the next year.
According to Chen, the BlackBerry is still pondering whether to make nepremialny smartphone. Apparently, the existence of the second Android-BlackBerry devices depends heavily on whether or not to be successful BlackBerry Priv.
In the interview, Chen said that he is more interested in profits rather than an increase in sales volume. Given that Priv brings together many costly components, the manufacturer is likely to get a decent profit with a retail price of $ 700.
Since BlackBerry has not yet announced how many units were shipped Priv now difficult to assess the commercial success of a smartphone.
Nevertheless, given the previous leak that revealed the new BlackBerry smartphone, codenamed Vienna is, we tend to believe that Priv – not only on BlackBerry Android-smartphone, we’ll see.