Pick up a BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, brand new, for just $120

Pick up a BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, brand new, for just $120
While the PlayBook is not part of BlackBerry’s current line-up, the tablet itself was not all bad. By today’s standards, the specifications do not stand out, but the BlackBerry Tablet OS ran smooth with the dual-core 1GHz CPU.

When it was first released, we were fond of the overall performance of the tablet, but BlackBerry (then Research in Motion) ultimately released a half-baked product lacking the basics like and email client and calendar.

The browser on the BlackBerry PlayBook was a bright spot however, and the tablet itself is well built. The gesture driven user interface is easy to use and the size of the package is easy to handle. While it was expensive given its feature set at the time, the PlayBook can be found at a bargain today.

You can pick up a brand-new, retail sealed, 16GB BlackBerry Playbook for only $120. If you prefer the 32GB flavor, it can be had for just $156. Both prices are sharp discounts from the original retail cost. While a defunct product in the current scheme of things, it may offer some niceties to those looking for a bargain. See the source links for more details, the deal is only good for today.

source: Daily Steals (1, 2)

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11 Comments

1. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

No thank you.

10. DonkeySauce

Posts: 194; Member since: Dec 03, 2011

Agreed. Not worth it.

2. rayman173

Posts: 61; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

Yep no thanks I'll save my money for an Xperia Z2.

5. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

yea lol

3. Dante216

Posts: 32; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

They'd have to pay me $120 to use a Playbook.

4. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

I bought mine with $152 ,, In a hope of upgrading to BB10 (Their false promise). After BlackBerry confirmed that No BB10 for the PlayBook, I decided to sell it on ebay. Its bid reached to $74, and it didn't meet my reserve. Currently, why would anyone buy this ?? By the way, it has the worst webrowser rightnow

8. pookiewood

Posts: 631; Member since: Mar 05, 2012

If the web browser was better or there was a decent 3rd party option it would be an ok tablet but nope.

6. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

i see 64gb playbooks on sale for under a hundred everyday this is nothing

7. pookiewood

Posts: 631; Member since: Mar 05, 2012

Yeah you couldn't give me another one of these. I bought one and it's a paperweight IMO.

9. toink unregistered

BB should make an ala "Asus PadFone" Playbook next. Such device would be perfect for corporate people IMO.

11. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

The specs are really outdated, but it is a premium tablet, you wont find a higher build quality tablet for that money, since the screen is bright with excellent viewing angles, it has dual stereo speakers with good sound output, and it is quite durable and feels good in the hands, also it has Flash player capabilities which a lot of android tablets lack. I think $120 is still too much (i think about $100 would be right and maybe $120 for the 32gb version) but unless you got one of the amazon tablets, you cant get a much better tablet in that price range.

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