Here's a $90 tablet: pre-owned BlackBerry PlayBook goes on sale today only

Here's a $90 tablet: pre-owned BlackBerry PlayBook goes on sale today only
The $99 tablet is not yet a reality, but if you can settle for pre-owned last year gadgetry of pretty good quality, you can actually buy a 7-inch tablet right now for even less. The 2011 16GB BlackBerry PlayBook, a 7-inch tablet running on the awesome gesture-based BlackBerry Tablet OS, is going for $89.99 in a one-day blowout sale.

The PlayBook on sale is pre-owned, but the asking price is just ridiculously low. The 7-inch tablet first sold for $499 when it launched last year. The tablet has got a 7-inch 1024x600-pixel screen, a 1GHz dual-core Cortex A9-based processor and 1GB of RAM. Moreover, you get a 5-megapixel rear and 3-megapixel front cameras

The PlayBook charges via microUSB and you can easily hook it up to an HD TV via its micro HDMI port.

On the downside, it’s a bit on the heavy side at 14 plus ounces and has little apps. But the user interface is awesome, and that price... Hit the source below to get it - the deal only lasts today.

source: Cowboom



14. XperiaPrince

Posts: 108; Member since: Dec 25, 2012

i would just buy a nexus 7

13. gmacattacks

Posts: 24; Member since: Sep 07, 2012

Can't android apps be side loaded on it?

12. techloverNYC

Posts: 601; Member since: Nov 20, 2012

With the amount of apps bb is packing im going to pass.

8. ocilfa

Posts: 334; Member since: Aug 03, 2012

The Playbook is an exceptional tablet. I have yet to hold another tablet that equals the overall build quality of it. Anyone who says otherwise has obviously never used one before. For $90, you are in no way getting ripped off.

10. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

Agreed. Build quality is very good and the form factor is nice. As far as it being "heavy" at 14 oz, what? 14 oz isnt heavy at all.

6. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

I won't even pay a dime for it

4. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I wouldn't even pay a quarter of the price for it.

7. Droiddoes unregistered

But you'll pay 5 times the price for a novelty that does half as much. Genius.

3. JohnnyBravo

Posts: 105; Member since: Dec 02, 2012

$90 sounds pretty good to me...this thing is selling on ebay in the 130 range. It may not support all the apps that are on iOS or Android but how many apps do you really need??? i used about 20-30 apps tops. Playbook was a solid offering from Blackberry I thought.

2. lauremar

Posts: 181; Member since: Feb 29, 2012

Can it be upgraded to the newest Blackberry 10 OS? If yes, I'll take it for that price, otherwise it's worthless...

9. imkyle

Posts: 1117; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

BB said in Mid 2012 that they were going to upgrade this to BB 10. Hoping so, .

1. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

50 bucks and you got a deal. Not worth even 90

5. Piotrek007

Posts: 119; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

What ??!! Show me better tablet for 90$ !!

11. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

It isn't worth $90 even if there is a better tablet. These are getting handed out for free to developers. The playbook will be less than $50 soon.

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