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.


  • 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.





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