RIM unveiled its BlackBerry PlayBook which is expected to be available in the United States in early 2011 and beginning of Q2 in international markets.
The PlayBook is likely to be available in the United States in early 2011 while roll outs in international markets the roll out will start in Q2.
The tablet measures less than half an inch thick, weighs less than a pound and comes with 7inch high resolution display.
It is powered by 1GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM and the new BlackBerry Tablet OS. It also has support for Adobe Flash Player 10.1, Adobe Mobile AIR and HTML-5.
It also comes with multi media features like dual HD cameras for video capture and video conferencing that can record HD video as well along with an HDMI-out port.
Integration of the this Tablet with a BlackBerry smartphone would also be possible using a secure Bluetooth connection. Hence, users can opt to use the larger tablet display to seamlessly and securely view any of the email, BBM, calendar, tasks, documents and other content that resides on (or is accessible through) their smartphone.
RIM will begin working with developers and select corporate customers next month to begin development and early testing efforts.
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