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Verizon deciding on whether or not to carry the BlackBerry PlayBook

0. phoneArena posted on 21 Apr 2011, 00:55

The day after a rather quiet launch of the Wi-Fi only BlackBerry PlayBook, the combination of poor sales and lukewarm reviews might make it hard for RIM's business tablet to latch on with carriers; with the 4G variant coming later, Verizon is one carrier that is still deciding on whether or not to offer the PlayBook...

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posted on 21 Apr 2011, 01:13 1

1. Thump3rDX17 (Posts: 2160; Member since: 10 May 2010)

it's just kind of hard to see anyone but business users take this over a honeycomb tablet. i played with one yesterday and got bored of it before two minutes. it does have a healthy browser, that and it's minimalistic design were the only things that appealed to me in the slightest.

posted on 21 Apr 2011, 08:00 1

2. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)

Given how the PlayBook requires a BB handset for e-mail, calendaring and whatnot, the logical candidates to purchase a PlayBook at present are a shrinking pool (the last sales results I saw had Android and iOS munching away on RIM's market share).

posted on 21 Apr 2011, 18:53 1

3. Goldeneye (Posts: 419; Member since: 22 Jan 2011)

Plus that huge bezel is really horribly cheap looking, what a waste of space, that screams: bad engineering.

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