Blackberry Playbook Action Video

Yes, the BlackBerry Playbook was annouced a while back, but I found a video (after the jump) that shows off the Playbooks capabilities, presented by Mike Lazaridis, co-CEO of RIM, at the Dive Into Mobile conference.

Highlights

  • 7-inch LCD, 1024 x 600, WSVGA, capacitive touch screen with full multi-touch and gesture support
  • BlackBerry Tablet OS with support for symmetric multiprocessing
  • 1 GHz dual-core processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • Dual HD cameras (3 MP front facing, 5 MP rear facing), supports 1080p HD video recording
  • Video playback: 1080p HD Video, H.264, MPEG, DivX, WMV
  • Audio playback: MP3, AAC, WMA
  • HDMI video output
  • Wi-Fi – 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  • Connectors: microHDMI, microUSB, charging contacts
  • Open, flexible application platform with support for WebKit/HTML-5, Adobe Flash Player 10.1, Adobe Mobile AIR, Adobe Reader, POSIX, OpenGL, Java
  • Ultra thin and portable:
  • Measures 5.1″x7.6″x0.4″ (130mm x 193mm x 10mm)
  • Weighs less than a pound (approximately 0.9 lb or 400g)
  • RIM intends to also offer 3G and 4G models in the future.
  • Larges sizes potentially

I won’t rehash an entire full description of the Playbook here.  Others have done a good job of that and I have provided some links below if you wish to read all about what they’ve said.  At the bottom of the post watch the demo video and see more product shots.

Articles

Gizmodo

Engadget

CrackBerry

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