Brits looking foward to taste the first 7-inch BlackBerry tablet. UK retailers have today revealed the date and prices at which they’ll be selling RIM’s PlayBook: depending on how much integrated storage you want, you’ll have to pay up £399 (16GB), £479 (32GB), or £559 (64GB) for your slate, starting from June 16th. Regardless of the size of storage you choose the PlayBook comes with a dual-core 1,000 MHz TI OMAP4430 processor powering the Blackberry’s PlayBook. Availability will be widespread, with Carphone Warehouse, Phones 4u, Insight, Best Buy UK and Amazon.co.uk having already PlayBook promotional or pre-order sites up. Insight for example, is taking pre-orders now.
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PHONES 4u TO LAUNCH BLACKBERRY PLAYBOOK TABLET ON 16TH JUNE
LONDON, UK. 17TH MAY 2011: Leading mobile retailer for the youth market Phones 4u today announced that it will be carrying the highly anticipated BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet from Research In Motion (RIM) from 16th June 2011.
The BlackBerry PlayBook tablet with 16 GB and built-in Wi-Fi® connectivity will be available from all Phones 4u stores and online for £399.95. The 64 GB model with Wi-Fi will be available online only and priced at £559.95. You can find out more about the high performance BlackBerry® PlayBook™ and pre-order yours from today via the Phones 4u website.
BlackBerry PlayBook is the world’s first professional-grade tablet. It features an ultra-portable design and delivers industry leading performance, uncompromised web browsing with support for Adobe® Flash® Player, true multitasking, HD multimedia, advanced security features, out-of-the-box enterprise support and a robust development environment.