Following the slew of analysts downgrading the BlackBerry Z10 sales, Monday, a major wireless retailer said BlackBerry's new flagship smartphone Z10 got better sales since its launch. Its sales in the Canadian market are outselling the much popular devices such as Apple iPhone 5 and Samsung's flagship smartphone Galaxy S3.
The Burnaby based Glentel Inc, a Wirelesswave chain of cellphone retailer, said in a statement that the BlackBlack Z10 device was "the leading smartphone" sold in its stores since the device launch on February 5, The Globe and Mail has reported.
Glentel has more than 330 Wirelesswave across the country and said it would not provide the exact sales figures.
According to recent reports, which suggests that the BlackBerry Z10 was sold out at several retailers across Canada and UK, but a number of industry analysts claimed that stock-out of the devices were the result of limited supply.
On Sunday, BlackBerry CEO, Thorsten Heins claimed that BlackBerry Z10 sales are growing faster than expected and also increased the production of the device.
"We are above our own expectations and our target was thoroughly ambitious," said Heins. "The fact is, we were surprised by the good reaction and we've increased our production capacity in the meantime," Heins told to a newspaper in an interview.
BlackBerry has also refused to provide the sales figures of BlackBerry Z10 smartphone. However the company's fourth quarter financial results will give all the required details about its flagship smartphone sales. BlackBerry will roll out the financial result report on March 28 which will include sales from early December to March 2.
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