Research In Motion has slashed its internal sales target for its BlackBerry tablet due to weak demand, DigiTimes reported yesterday, citing information from Taiwanese supply chain sources.
For the second quarter, RIM now expects to sell 800,000 to 900,000 tablets, down from its original goal of 2.4 million units, according to DigiTimes.
The PlayBook kicked off launch day in mid-April with strong sales of 40,000 to 50,000 units. Since then, demand for the tablet has softened, said the sources.
Though RIM may not reach its original sales target, the PlayBook has still sold well enough … Read more