Catch this sneak peek of the BlackBerry PlayBook

Catch this sneak peek of the BlackBerry PlayBook
As we reported yesterday, during Rogers TabLife conference, RIM VP of Special Projects, David Neale, gave a demonstration of the "The world’s 1st professional tablet". Neale explained that the tablet he was showing off is a work in progress and is changing every day. The device does appear to have the TI OMAP 4440 under the hood, which makes the BlackBerry PlayBook pretty muscular.

The model seen on the video is not running a dual-core processor yet, which makes the smoothness of the video quite impressive. The browser used in the demo is the same WebKit based version used on the BlackBerry Torch, running through "a Flash compatible environment" although it is not yet optimized. Neale also showed off the "true" multitasking capabilities of the device, and while he did comment a few times that what he was presenting was an early version of PlayBook, his opinion of the tablet? "It is amazing," says the RIM executive. Anyone else agree?

source: Crackberry

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PlayBook
  • Display 7.0 inches
    600 x 1024 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera)
    3 MP front
  • Hardware TI OMAP4430, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB,
  • OS BlackBerry Tablet OS

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6 Comments

5. Issac unregistered

So it's just a webOS copy... :/

4. gropro

Posts: 5; Member since: Dec 04, 2010

its good but the total pixels are the same amount used in the iphone4 and double the size.

3. Syksyd

Posts: 63; Member since: Apr 16, 2010

would deffinately get this over any ipad, or even the android tab...BB finally producing a game changer, now use that same creativity and put it to a phone..PLEASE!!

2. smpdx

Posts: 127; Member since: Nov 02, 2010

Yes! Thank you God! Someone finally picked up on how Palm does multitasking!

6. Misanthropos

Posts: 56; Member since: Aug 03, 2010

Palm did it better, but it's definitely nice to see that their innovation is affecting those around them. Nothing beats webOS multitasking and app management!

1. BigKippa

Posts: 12; Member since: Sep 14, 2008

ummmmmm yes please!! Just give it 4G and make it a mobile hotspot and I'd give my right arm for it!!

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