CHART OF THE DAY: BlackBerry's Dwindling Smartphone Shipments

BlackBerry delivered devastating earning results for last quarter. The company lost nearly $US1 billion and only shipped 3.7 million smartphones. (And most of those were older models, not ones running the BlackBerry 10 operating system that was supposed to save the company.)

Meanwhile, BlackBerry is in the process of going private. It accepted a $US4.7 billion offer from Fairfax Holdings to go private.

But things weren’t always bad for BlackBerry. In fact, it used to be the king of smartphones. Here’s a look from BI Intelligence at how BlackBerry’s smartphone shipments have dwindled over the years.

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