Canadian phone maker BlackBerry has its goal set on selling 2 to 3 million units of the BlackBerry Passport and Classic in FY16. However, according to analysts, the company is finding it hard to sell the smartphones, only selling a total of 8,000 units combined.
The news comes to us courtesy of Benzinga.com. It reports:
Based on research and conversations, Morgan Stanley said that VARs and resellers are finding BlackBerry is a tough sell, even for enterprise customers. On the phone, Morgan Stanley said that as many as 8,000 Classic and Passport phones have been sold, “well below” the 2-3 million needed in FY16.
Meanwhile, Morgan Stanley said that even if BlackBerry is able to stem the declines in its enterprise unit, the $500 million in software revenue is unlikely. In short, BlackBerry will not “get anywhere close” to this goal.
BlackBerry is yet to comment on the matter.
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