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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1. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
They should've make a new gen PlayBook, BB will be a big hit if they make that.
2. Ruckus (Posts: 286; 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.
3. imkyle (Posts: 1071; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)
Got mine for $199.99 at Best Buy. Hoping they update it to BB10 soon.
4. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
They will, you just have to wait. :)
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
5. pookiewood (Posts: 631; 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.
6. cdgoin (Posts: 504; 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.
9. downphoenix (Posts: 3155; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)
Given the amount of Iphones sold, I'd say the hipster market's pretty big.
7. TheMan (Posts: 486; 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.
8. StreetNerd (Posts: 819; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)
so theres a chance we wont get BB10 on the Playbook? :/
10. henrickrw (Posts: 408; 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!