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January 24, 2012

The Downfall of Blackberry Marketshare : Story in Charts


The 
  Blackberry collapse chart from Needham analyst Charlie Wolf, via Fortune. You can see RIM's share of the U.S. market collapse right around the time Verizon decides to throw its weight behind Android.



Source: StatCounter Global Stats Jan,2011 To Jan,2012- Worldwide Mobile OS Market Share



The above chart shows   The State of Blackberry in recent times. Blackberry's quarterly sales figures for each phone since the iPhone was introduced. They were neck in neck for a while, but the iPhone 4 release in June 2010 changed everything -- iPhone sales took off while Blackberry sales leveled off, then started to dive.

Source: StatCounter Jan,2011 To Jan,2012 - United States Mobile OS Market Share