Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is currently facing its biggest humiliation in the market after several users posted complaints online that iPhone 6 Plus gets bent in their pockets. To check these claims, many experts performed some tests and found that Apple’s new iPhone 6 Plus can be bent with bare hands. These tests were posted online and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s embarrassment started which is currently seeing no end. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)’s CEO has also jumped the bandwagon of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s critics. In an event in Toronto, John Chen, BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)’s chief executive officer challenged users by daring them to bend BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)’s newly released Passport phone, Bloomberg reported.
“I would challenge you guys to bend our Passport,” said Chen.
Although BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)’s market share around the world counts only 3%, the company’s CEO is much hopeful from the newly released BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)’s Passport phone. The new phone is focused on business users and has a lot of features to make it more adaptable for the emerging needs in enterprise and industry.
The source said that BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)’s new phone is the part of the new plan adapted by company’s CEO who was appointed in November last year. Chen is eyeing to move the company away from consumer markets. Instead of products related consumer base, BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) wants to make its mark in services domain. It is also making software that are now rolling out for different platforms.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) denied to comment about BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)’s CEO comment according to the source. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has claimed that it is looking into the latest bending problems of iPhone 6 Plus units and it will likely replace the faulty phones.
Spencer M. Waxman’s Shannon River Fund Management owns 4 million shares of BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY).
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