Android continued, in the Q3 2014, to dominate the market according to IDC, having gained 84.4% of the market by the end of the quarter, compared to 81.2% for the same period in 2013.
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Just two years ago, the Canadian firm had a 40% share of the Indonesian market, shipping more than 600,000 handsets per quarter in a country once known as “BlackBerry Nation”.
BlackBerry shares surged 15.52 percent to end the day at $7.22.
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Blackberry has $2.6bn in cash, though that figure is eroding as the smartphone-maker loses traction in the market.
The Canadian tech pioneer, formerly a leader in mobile phone technology, has been squeezed by rivals Android and Apple, steadily losing market share
BlackBerry was once a leader in mobile technology, but has been squeezed out by rivals Android and Apple, which coincidentally announced record sales of its latest iPhone on Monday.
The Kingdom stated that in fact, the California-based application refused to comply with the regulator’s request, which led to the suspension of the application.
Despite low quantities being sold of the latest editions, the global company’s revenues rose 9% to $3.1bn in the first fiscal quarter ending 1 June, up 15% from $2.7bn in the previous quarter.
BlackBerry added on its site that users will be better able to protect their integrated e-mails, calendars, memos, web browsing and document editing, as well as other features and applications.
Apple held second place with its iPhone and iOS operating system, accounting for 18.2% of smartphones and the same percentage for its operating system, the Gartner survey showed.
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IOS-operated Apple iPhones place second with 35% of the 22 million user market
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The Blackberry Z10 possesses a 1.5 gigahertz dual core processor with 2 gigabytes of speed and 16 gigabytes of storage capacity.
With a completely new platform, the firm is determined to regain its leading position in the smartphone market