The news agency Reuters referring to a number of sources informed about the intention of the Canadian company to start production of BlackBerry smartphones on the platform of Android.
If the report is true, it means for BlackBerry sharp change of course, since it is up to the company avoided the Android in the hope that its own series of phones running BlackBerry 10 will regain the market share lost in the struggle with the Apple iPhone and a variety of smart phones Android.
The sources, who wished to remain anonymous because they were not authorized to discuss the issue, said the decision to start using Android BlackBerry is part of a strategy to migrate focus on software development and management tools devices. Share BlackBerry, previously dominated the smartphone market, is now less than 1%.
At the moment it is not clear is whether the transition to Android BlackBerry refusal to issue a series of BlackBerry 10 smartphones to hit the market in 2013.
« We do not comment on rumors and speculation, but we remain committed to the BlackBerry 10 operating system that provides superior safety and performance without having unmatched », – the company said In an email in response to a request for comment on the information sources.
A Google spokesman declined to comment.
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