A timeline of devices devoted to enterprise e-mail.

Photograph by Ed Pritchard/Getty Images

A timeline of devices devoted to enterprise e-mail.

Photograph by Ed Pritchard/Getty Images

BlackBerry's Hits and Misses

The Communicator, From Canada
The Communicator, From Canada

A timeline of devices devoted to enterprise e-mail.

Photograph by Ed Pritchard/Getty Images
950
950

Release date: 1999

The first BlackBerry device had e-mail and not much else

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6210
6210

Release date: 2003

Smaller, lighter, better screen, more memory—and a built-in cell phone

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Curve 8300
Curve 8300

Release date: 2007

One of the last BlackBerrys before iPhone completely reset the market

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Pearl Flip 8220
Pearl Flip 8220

Release date: 2008

The Pearl Flip arrived just as consumers shifted to “candy bar” models

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Bold 9000
Bold 9000

Release date: 2008

Introduced around the same time as the first Android-powered smartphone

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Torch 9800
Torch 9800

Release date: 2010

The Torch tried to have it both ways: keyboard and touchscreen

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Z10
Z10

Release date: 2013

Nice camera, slick interface, nowhere near enough buyers

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