BlackBerry only sold 850,000 phones last year, exec declares “mission accomplished” even so

February 26th, 2018   decode   Android 7.1

Only 850,000 BlackBerry smartphones were shipped during all of last year, a number that compares well to the likes of Essential until you realize that company’s only phone was on sale for just a fraction of the year.

This information comes from IDC’s Senior Research Director for Mobile Devices, Francisco Jeronimo, in fact the same source that gave us the Essential and Google numbers. Speaking of Google, the company managed to ship 3.9 million Pixels in 2017 despite only officially selling them in a handful of markets.

On the other hand, BlackBerry execs are happy with the brand’s…

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