BlackBerry PlayBook Philippines - Price Starts at Php 23,990 Only! Out on August 6!

Research In Motion (RIM) today announced that the much-anticipated BlackBerry PlayBook tablet will finally be available in the Philippines starting 6th of August 2011.

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BlackBerry PlayBook will come in three WiFi-only models, featuring 16 GB, 32 GB or 64 GB of storage options, and will be available nationwide from authorized retail outlets and mobile operators with 1-year warranty.

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BlackBerry PlayBook flaunts an ultra-portable design and delivers industry leading performance, uncompromised web browsing with support for Adobe Flash, HD multimedia, advanced security features BlackBerry has become renowned for, true multitasking, robust development environment and out-of-the-box enterprise support.

The 16GB, 32GB and 64GB variants of RIM's first tablet come with a price tag of Php 23,990, Php 28,990 and Php 33,990, respectively.

TechPinas Tablet Technical Specs Table (TTabTST)
Name BlackBerry Playbook
Type Tablet
Price Category High-End (Flagship Release)
Dimensions130mm x 194mm x 10mm
Weight 425 grams
Available Colors Black
Operating System BlackBerry Tablet OS with support for symmetric multitasking
Display 7-inch 1024x600 WSVGA capacitive LCD touch screen
Processor 1 GHz Dual-Core processor
Camera 3 MegaPixel Front-facing Camera and 5 MegaPixel at the rear)
Video Capture Dual 1080p HD cameras for video conferencing and video capture
Audio and Video Playback MP3, AAC and WMA audio playback
Support for high resolution video playback (H.264, MPEG4, WMV) 1080p HDMI output
Ports Micro-USB, 3.5 mm audio jack, HDMI
Connectivity Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n) connectivity, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR support
GSM Phone Functionality No
3G Network No
Memory 16, 32 and 64 GB models, NOT expandable via microSD card slot
Sensors Accelerometer, Digital Compass, '6-Axis' Gyroscope
Battery Li-Po 5300 mAh
Uptime TBA
Value-Added Features Symmetric Multitasking, Flash 10.2 support
Announcement April 2011 in Philippines
Availability August 2011
Price 16GB at Php 23,990
32GB at Php 28,990
64GB at Php 33,990

I was able to preview BlackBerry PlayBook way back in April.

Oliver Pilgerstorfer - BlackBerry Senior PR Manager - and Me

Read my BlackBerry Playbook First Impressions via the link.

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