“BlackBerry said the recent Canadian and U.K. launches of its new Z10 smartphone have been the best of any of its handset debuts in those regions ever,” John Paczkowski reports for AllThingsD.

“But it may not be quite the blowout success BlackBerry is spinning it as,” Paczkowski reports. “Deutsche Bank’s Brian Modoff recently surveyed 60 BlackBerry carrier stores in the U.K. and Canada and found no sell-outs in the former, and a few in the latter that may have been driven by poor inventory.”

Paczkowski reports, “If Modoff’s findings are accurate and a good litmus test of the broader market, this is concerning news. BlackBerry launched in Canada and the U.K. first because they’re strong markets with very loyal user bases. If strong early demand isn’t translating into solid, sustainable demand there, where will it?”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Nowhere. BlackBerry is dead. End this pitiful charade. Pull the plug already.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]