Blackberry Playbook Specs , Launch Date , Price

RIM has just launched it’s tablet which was doing rumors as the BlackPad. It is called the Playbook and here are the specs.

Blackberry Playbook Specs

  • 1 GHz Dual Core Processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 7 inch LCD  display with 1024 x 600 screen resolution
  • Multitouch capacitive display
  • Dimensions : 130mm x 194mm x 10mm
  • Weight : 400g
  • microUSB , micro HDMI and DLNA connectivity
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  • Powered by QNX platform with multitasking
  • Full Adobe Flash 10.1 support
  • Built-in support for HTML 5
  • Video Conferencing with HD Quality and Stereo sound
  • 5 MP Rear Camera
  • 3 MP Front Camera
  • Video playback : 1080p HD video – H.264, MPEG4, WMV , DivX formats
  • Audio Playback :MP3, AAC, WMA
  • Pair with any Blackberry Device ( min OS 5.0 device)  via Bluetooth for Push Email , Calendar , Docs and BBM

Currently the model announced supports only WiFi , but 3G and 4G models are coming soon according to the company

Blackberry Playbook Launch Date , Price

The device will launch in USA in early 2011 or Q1 and global release will happen in Q2. Price has not been revealed as of now but it’s expected to be cheap and placed in the lower end of the tablet market.

Price is expected to be under $500 according to sources

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