BlackBerry Playbook: RIM Decline Justifies. RIM announces ratified the downfall of BlackBerry Playbook tablet and unlock US $ 485 million to offset the cost of unsold goods. Lacking an alternative, the future of the BlackBerry Playbook is in line with a provision of US $ 485 million that RIM intends to release to support the costs of its unsold.
The Canadian manufacturer empty its bag and recognize the failure of its shelf. It was an open secret. The collapse of the unloved slates touch was displayed as the nose on your face.
Nearly eight months after its launch, Research in Motion has sold less than a million. The 500,000 copies sold in the spring, however, had been led to expect a flourishing future.
But that time had only relative success. The aura of fleeting playbook has receded, until they pass by a movement of the plane schedule.
Originally proposed to US $ 499.00, the base model (16 GB, no 3G) has signed a last stand at US $ 199.00 at the recent Black Friday without unleashing the crowds.
Just like Best Buy, the major U.S. distributors seem more resistant to the idea of renewing their stocks. The bottleneck is dangerously close RIM, who is engaged in the exercise of faiths to give a little air, while the BlackBerry ecosystem as a whole suffers.
The objections raised against it by self-criticism include inconsistencies in the timing of updates. The next version of OS Playbook indeed happen until February, when the unified platform QNX is still only flash in the pan.
The developers have dropped it really the case or is such a turn there a strategy to the level of ambitions that seem put away in the closet?
Between an unbeatable iPad 2, opportunism from Amazon (Kindle Fire) and the proliferation of Android tablets is just if RIM recognizes the tablet other defects.