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.
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.
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.
|Price Category||High-End (Flagship Release)|
|Dimensions||130mm x 194mm x 10mm|
|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|
|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|
|Value-Added Features||Symmetric Multitasking, Flash 10.2 support|
|Announcement||April 2011 in Philippines|
|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.