Research In Motion (RIM) and Best Buy announced the pre-orders, pricing and launch date for the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet.
The BlackBerry PlayBook with Wi-Fi will come in three models, featuring 16GB, 32GB or 64GB of storage at $499, $599 and $699, respectively. The Playbook is scheduled to be available on April 19 from all Best Buy stores and Best Buy Mobile stores in the U.S., as well as Best Buy and Future Shop stores in Canada.
Customers in the U.S. and Canada can place their orders beginning now by visiting their local Best Buy, Best Buy Mobile or Future Shop store, or by ordering online.
The BlackBerry Playbook is a 7-inch tablet that runs RIM BlackBerry Tablet OS. The Playbook features 1080p HDMI output, dual 1080p HD cameras for video conferencing and video capture (3MP front and 5MP rear), 1 GB RAM memory, GPS, Orientation Sensor (Accelerometer), 6-Axis Motion Sensor (Gyroscope), Digital Compass (Magnetometer), Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.