Apr 19, 2011

BlackBerry PlayBook For $500 Hits US Best Buy, RadioShack; Canada Also Have It

BlackBerry PlayBook

Ta-Da. Good news for the folks who are waiting for the RIM’s first tablet, the BlackBerry PlayBook, which was announced as the first dual-core tablet back in tablet. It is now available to purchase for the consumers of the U.S. and Canada in the various stores.

BlackBerry PlayBook runs with A9 dual-core 1GHz chipset, sporting 7” LCD touch display, 1 GB RAM, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB versions, dual-core 1GHz CPU, 3 Megapixels front facing camera, 5 Megapixels 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, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 1080p HD video playback with an HDMI-out port, a 3.5mm headset jack and a microphone, powered by 5300mAh battery and the OS is QNX.

Read: BlackBerry PlayBook Full Specifications.

BlackBerry’s calendar & native email productivity apps will be upgraded with the future software update and it also supports Android app compatibility, but this features also not ready yet.

Buy

You can grab the BlackBerry PlayBook in the U.S. here at Best Buy stores for $499.99 16GB model, $599.99 32GB version, or $699.99 64GB models (hit the links).

RadioShack retail channel is also selling the PlayBook but it is “Out of stock” currently at online stores but you can still get it some in stores.

Teh Canadian folks buy it here at the Best Buy Canada Stores (hit the link) starting at $499.99.

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