RIM has finally release their PlayBook for pre-order at BestBuy. BestBuy will be taking pre-order separately on both US and Canana website and the price for one unit BlackBerry PlayBook is similar with iPad 2 WiFi version.
They, too, will be available in three different sizes like iPad 2. Which including 16GB for $499, 32GB for $599 and 64GB for $699. This Blackberry PlayBook tablet has been scheduled to release in April 19th from all BestBuy stores and BestBuy Mobile Stores in US, as well as Future Shop Store in Canada. Along with this announcement, RIM also stated that the PlayBook will be available in 20,000 stores all at once upon launching.
To refresh your memory, BlackBerry PlayBook tablet is a 7-inch tablet powered by 1GHz dual core processor, 1GB RAM memory, maximum 64GB internal storage, has WSVGA capacitive LCD touchscreen, ultraportable at 425g only, running special BlackBerry tablet OS that support symmetric multiprocessing.
It also support 1080p HDMI output, can play HD video, support MP3, AAC and WMA audio playback. Other features also includes GPS, accelerometer, gyroscope, digital compass, Stereo speakers, WiFi b/g/n and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR connectivity. Quite a lot of features that user can enjoy, but it won’t be any iPad 2 killer as iPad is performing better than anyone else.