BlackBerry Ltd's New Smartphone: Some People Overjoyed, Others Not So Much
"BlackBerry launches unconventional Passport smartphone," one headline from The Guardian read.
"A powerful, cumbersome love letter to physical keyboard fans," CNET wrote.
Many didn't buy into it:
— Carl Quintanilla (@carlquintanilla) September 25, 2014
The Blackberry Passport is deliriously Blackberryish. It is a demarcation line, & answer to deep questions like When are owls?, & How is 11?
— Paul Kedrosky (@pkedrosky) September 24, 2014
"If I had only known about the Blackberry Passport..." said no one I know.
— Ivan the K™ (@IvanTheK) September 24, 2014
— Brian Rie$ (@moneyries) September 24, 2014
Others were more excited:
— Henry Blodget (@hblodget) September 22, 2014
— Michael Clewley (@MichaelClewley) September 24, 2014
— Tegan and Sara (@teganandsara) September 25, 2014
— jason (@Jason) September 25, 2014
At least BlackBerry has a segment of truly devoted fans:
My BlackBerry Passport review has a comment from a reader whose husband wants to be buried with his BlackBerry Curve. http://t.co/WxoVoinaWr
— Harry McCracken (@harrymccracken) September 24, 2014
Disclosure: At the time of this writing, the author had no position in the equities mentioned in this report.
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