Mar 22, 2011

BlackBerry PlayBook Wi-Fi For $500; Pre-Orders Available in Canada & US–Launches April 19

BlackBerry PlayBook

The wait is over. BlakBerry PlayBook tablet is now coming out very soon. RIM has set the price tag of the BB PlayBook as $500 for the 16GB Wi-Fi model. Pre-orders are now live in both North America and Canada. Many retailers will be selling the PlayBook tablet, including RadioShack, Staples, Office Depot and etc. AT&T, Sprint and Verizon also will offer it, but T-Mobile isn’t in the list. RIM announced that their first tablet will be available for purchase on April 19th.

BlackBerry PlayBook could’ve been the first dual-core tablet to be released, being announced back in September.

BlackBerry PlayBook runs with BlackBerry Tablet OS, A9 dual-core 1GHz chipset, sporting 7” LCD touch display, 1 GB RAM, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB versions, 3 MP front facing, 5 MP rear facing cameras, supports 1080p HD video recording, Wi-Fi – 802.11 a/b/g/n, support for WebKit/HTML-5, Adobe Flash Player 10.1, Adobe Mobile AIR, 5300mAh battery and more.

Pre-Order

The U.S. takers can place an order on the BlackBerry PlayBook 16GB Wi-Fi model here at Best Buy Stores for $500 and Canadian takers can place an order here at Best Buy Canada stores, at $499.99.

The 32GB BlackBerry PlayBook tablet will cost you $600, and 64GB variant goes for $699.99.

BB PlayBook WiFi BestBuy Pricing

[Source: Best Buy, Best Buy Canada]

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