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Ailing BlackBerry fights back with budget smartphone

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BlackBerry on Tuesday launched a new budget handset in Indonesia, one of its last bastions, in the hope it will take off in emerging markets and stem a decline in the smartphone maker's fortunes. 

This photograph from Blackberry released on May 10, 2014 shows the new BlackBerry Z3 mobile phone

The touchscreen Z3, which is slated for release in six other fast-growing markets after Indonesia, is the first new BlackBerry phone since chief executive John Chen took the helm of the crisis-hit company in November.

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