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BlackBerry has no plans for a follow-up to the BlackBerry PlayBook

0. phoneArena 18 Mar 2013, 10:59 posted on

The BlackBerry PlayBook was not launched on CEO Thorsten Hein's watch, but the BlackBerry executive is not yet ready to produce a follow-up to the tablet; speaking in Australia where the BlackBerry Z10 will soon launch, Heins said that BlackBerry is running some projects to see how a BlackBerry tablet might work although he won't release one unless it is more than just another tablet...

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posted on 18 Mar 2013, 11:05 4

1. xperiaDROID (limited) (Posts: 5075; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


They should've make a new gen PlayBook, BB will be a big hit if they make that.

posted on 18 Mar 2013, 11:14 6

2. Ruckus (Posts: 276; Member since: 20 Oct 2011)


The playbook was horribly over priced at $499.99 when it launched. But when it dropped to $199.99 it sold like hot cakes.

posted on 18 Mar 2013, 11:17 5

3. imkyle (Posts: 971; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)


Got mine for $199.99 at Best Buy. Hoping they update it to BB10 soon.

posted on 18 Mar 2013, 11:35 1

4. xperiaDROID (limited) (Posts: 5075; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


They will, you just have to wait. :)

posted on 18 Mar 2013, 18:35

11. qazwsx (Posts: 21; Member since: 23 Dec 2012)


Sorry to burst your bubble, but I wouldn't get too excited ; the playbook has only 1GB of ram, BB10 requires 2GB minnimum to be smooth

posted on 18 Mar 2013, 11:36

5. pookiewood (Posts: 552; Member since: 05 Mar 2012)


It's a great device except browsing the Web is slower than on my Lumia 920. I'm hoping they fix that with BB10 though. Then I'd actually use it more.

posted on 18 Mar 2013, 13:51

6. cdgoin (Posts: 363; Member since: 28 Jul 2010)


The d**k Tracy watch is not wanted, much like the google glasses. Gimmicks.. You still need a phone to drive them or the headset.. neither are form factors anyone outside a hipster will want.

posted on 18 Mar 2013, 14:46

9. downphoenix (Posts: 2269; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)


Given the amount of Iphones sold, I'd say the hipster market's pretty big.

posted on 18 Mar 2013, 13:59

7. TheMan (Posts: 373; Member since: 21 Sep 2012)


BB should not go there, at least not yet. It needs a win in the form of a successful launch before diversifying its efforts.

posted on 18 Mar 2013, 14:41

8. StreetNerd (Posts: 700; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)


so theres a chance we wont get BB10 on the Playbook? :/

posted on 18 Mar 2013, 16:10

10. henrickrw (Posts: 403; Member since: 16 Sep 2011)


I grab de 64GB for 199 & enjoy using it via HDMI on my 47" LED using my Bold 9900 as a remote.

It's sweet, high res & nice.

I'm an Android Fanboy, but use Blackberry to play around!

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