BlackBerry: The Rise And Fall Of An Innovator

2007 - Competition For The Top

Although the first iPhone caused some doubts about the continued viability of BlackBerry, the real hit came after Apple released its 3G model in June 2008. Between June 19, just over a week after the iPhone 3G was released, and the end of the year, BlackBerry stock dropped 73 percent, from $147.55 to $40.58. Google Android was also released in October 2008, adding to the competition pool.

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