We were excited and a little bit relieved that RIM announced its widely rumored BlackBerry PlayBook (with video) yesterday at the BlackBerry Developer Conference in San Francisco.
Although we did learn some specs--like the tablet's dimensions--there's still much RIM isn't telling. We'll share what we know and will update our list as soon as we learn more.
What are the specifications?
7-inch screen (1,024x600 pixels) 5.1 inches tall 7.6 inches wide 0.4 inch (9.7mm) thick 0.9 pounds 3-megapixel front-facing HD camera 5-megapixel rear-facing HD camera 1GHz dual-core processor 1GB RAM 1080p high-definition video playback HTML5-capable browser 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi Adobe Flash 10.1 support Adobe AIR support H.264, MPEG4, and WMV, HDMI video output Micro USB, Micro HDMI, and DLNA media streaming Enterprise-strength e-mail security
Get the full specs here.
Is the PlayBook a phone? No. RIM's new device will be an Internet-enabled tablet. However, RIM is emphasizing video calling over Wi-Fi, so you can expect to see video chatting software. … Read more