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BlackBerry PlayBook 3G+ Remove phone

Posted: 27 Jan 2012
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 31 Oct 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSBlackBerry Tablet OSAndroid (4.0.3, 4.0, 3.2) 
Dimensions7.60 x 5.10 x 0.40 inches (194 x 130 x 10 mm)10.35 x 7.12 x 0.41 inches (263 x 180.8 x 8.3 mm) 
Weight14.99 oz (425 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (482 g)
20.67 oz (586 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (482 g)
 
Display
Physical size7.0 inches10.1 inches 
Resolution1024 x 600 pixels1280 x 800 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 ppi149 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

 Super IPS+ LCD 
Screen-to-body ratio

Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

55.14 %62.21 % 
Features Ambient light sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels8 megapixels 
Flash LED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

 F2.4 
Hardware Features Autofocus 
Software Features Touch to focus 
Shooting Modes Panorama 
CamcorderYes1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo calling  
Front-facing camera3 megapixelsOther 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

TI OMAP4460NVIDIA Tegra 3 
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, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Quad-core, 1300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processor

Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

PowerVR SGX540 @ 384 MHz12-core GeForce GPU 
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.

1 GB RAM1 GB RAM 
Built-in storage

Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

32 GB64 GB 
Storage expansion

Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

 microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Capacity

Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

4800 mAh  
TypeNot user replaceableNot user replaceable, Li - Polymer 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
Speakers Loudspeaker 
Cellular
UMTS800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz  
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS  
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope 
NotificationsFlight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneFlight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Other featuresVoice commands, Voice recordingVoice commands, Voice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSB  
Features Mass storage device 
HDMIMicro HDMI (Type D)Micro HDMI (Type D) 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. 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.

GPSGPS 
NavigationYesYes 
OtherNFC, Computer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced 09 Nov 2011 

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