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Blackberry PlayBook Tablet Review

Blackberry’s foray into tablets has some bright spots, but a lot of issues as well.

July 24, 2011
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Operating System
  • Proprietary
Display Type LCD
Length (short end) 130 in.
Width (long end) 194 in.
Thickness 10 in.
Weight 425 lbs.
Processor 1 GHz Tegra 2 dual-core
Display Resolution Width 1024
Display Resolution Height 600
USB Unknown
Music & Audio Playback Yes
Music & Audio Output 3.5mm
Audio Input None
Built-in Speakers Yes
WiFi 802.11n
Video Playback Yes
Video Output Yes
Internal Memory 16.0
EBook Battery Life 6 Hours, 15 Minutes
Audio Battery Life 24 hours
Video Battery Life 8 hours, 13 minutes
HDMI Output Yes (cable not included)
Composite Output No
Component Output No
S-Video Output No
Original Price 499.99
Product Type Tablet
Memory Card
  • None
Cellular Network
  • Unlocked
Audio Formats Supported
  • MP3
  • AAC
  • WMA
Video Formats Supported
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • .avi
  • WMV
  • .flv
  • .divx
Built-in Microphone Yes
Brand Name (Blackberry)
Manufacturer Name Blackberry

Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Screen
  4. Battery & Controls
  5. eReader
  6. Music & Audio
  7. Movies & Video
  8. Email & Web Browsing
  9. Internet Apps
  10. Motorola Xoom Comparison
  11. Apple iPad 2 Wi-fi & 3G / AT&T / 16 GB Comparison
  12. Samsung Galaxy Tab (T-Mobile) Comparison
  13. Conclusion
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