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BlackBerry 4G PlayBook vs BlackBerry PlayBook 2

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BlackBerry 4G PlayBook Remove phone

Posted: 14 Jan 2011
Market Status: Released
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BlackBerry PlayBook 2 Remove phone

Posted: 01 Jun 2011
Market Status: Not officially announced

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSBlackBerry Tablet OSBlackBerry Tablet OS 
Dimensions7.64 x 5.12 x 0.39 inches (194 x 130 x 10 mm)  
Weight14.11 oz (400 g)
the average is 14.5 oz (413 g)
  
Display
Physical size7.0 inches10.0 inches 
Resolution1024 x 600 pixels  
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

170 ppi  
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensorLight sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixelsYes 
Features Digital zoom 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)Yes 
FeaturesVideo calling  
Front-facing cameraYes  
Hardware
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual core, 1000 MHz  
Graphics processorYes  
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

1024 MB RAM  
Battery
Not user replaceableYesYes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer 
YouTube playerYes  
Technology
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS800, 900, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE700 (band 17), 1700/2100 (band 4) MHz  
DataLTEHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPSGPS 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDRYes 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n, aYes 
USBYesYes 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
HDMIMicro HDMI (Type D)Yes 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncComputer sync 
Other features
NotificationsSpeakerphoneHaptic feedback 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer 
OtherVoice recordingVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced06 Jan 2011  

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