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Blackberry PlayBook OMAP4430 1GHz 32GB 7" 3G Tablet

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OMAP4430 1GHz BlackBerry Tablet OS 32GB Aug 2012
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4 Reasons For

Blackberry Has Good Tablet Reviews

On average Blackberry OMAP4430 processor tablet computers have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all tablet computers manufactured by Blackberry.

Very Large Internal Storage Capacity

When compared to other OMAP4430 processor tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago that we have checked, the internal storage capacity of the PlayBook of 32 gigabytes is one of the largest. The smallest internal storage capacity of similar spec tablets that were launched around the same time as the PlayBook is 8GB, the largest is 32GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 15GB.

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Quite High Second Camera Resolution

The second camera resolutions of tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the PlayBook range from 0.3MP to 5MP, and the average second camera resolution is 1.4MP. At 3 megapixels, the PlayBook has a fairly high second camera resolution compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the PlayBook.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This tablet computer has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on similar spec tablet computers that were launched around the same time as it.

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2 Reasons Against

Not 4G

The PlayBook is not 4G. Most of the other OMAP4430 processor tablet computers that have been around for a similar time to the PlayBook are also not 4G.

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Only 2.1 Bluetooth Version

The PlayBook supports a 2.1 bluetooth version which is newer than most similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to it. Most tablets of this age and type support a 4 bluetooth version. Tablet computers of a comparable spec and age to the PlayBook bluetooth versions range from 2 (worst) to 4.1 (best).

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4 Other reasons to consider the Blackberry PlayBook

Released Over Four Years Ago

Blackberry released the PlayBook over four years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

The PlayBook has a relatively standard processor frequency (1 gigahertz) compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable age and type to the PlayBook.

There are a number of other 1GHz processor clock speed tablet computers currently available which you might want to look at including the Samsung GT-P5110 Galaxy Tab which has better reviews.

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Two Processor Coress

Compared to the other eight tablet computers of a similar type and age to the PlayBook that we have assessed the number of processor coress of, the number of processor coress on the PlayBook is two which is average.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 2 processor cores tablets currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung GT-P5110 Galaxy Tab.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 7 inches, the Blackberry PlayBook has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other tablet computers that came out more than two years ago.

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Expert Reviews

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29 April 2014

The Blackberry Playbook launched some time ago but with a few updates has been able to mature. However, this tablet still has a long way to go before it competes with the best tablets available... Read more…

10 April 2014

The BlackBerry PlayBook is geared toward enterprise customers, and offers both HTML5 and Flash goodness, as well as 1080p video, an HDMI port, microUSB port, and videoconferencing via dual onboard... Read more…

Hubofgadgets.com

4 February 2014

This review intends to inform the readers about the features and specifications of Blackberry Playbook tablet. The tablet has been designed to suit the environment of the user and while it is...

1 October 2013

In a lot of ways, the PlayBook is more polished and usable in its beta state than the Motorola Xoom, and it's straight-up the best seven-inch tablet out there (though in the tango between between...

Technave.sg

1 October 2013

In a lot of ways, the PlayBook is more polished and usable in its beta state than the Motorola Xoom, and it's straight-up the best seven-inch tablet out there (though in the tango between between...

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Reviewed 16 June 2011 by J. Potter

First a quick shot of context. I work with technology and test products for business suitability. I love Android for its open standards and I like IOS as an innovative technology despite disliking... Read more…

Reviewed 23 September 2012 by Vincent Collins

This is a great 7 inch tablet, had it a few weeks now, plenty of apps if your an app head then there isn't as many as the ipad app selection, to me there are more than enough, i bought it to surf... Read more…

Reviewed 5 April 2012 by Mr. W. Tatum

I am going to keep this short. I am 60 years old and this is my first tablet,I own a high end laptop so know my way around without being an expert. This Playbook is an excellent product,after two... Read more…

Reviewed 7 July 2011 by Drrenouf

I'm struggling to understand why playbook bashing seems to be such a popular sport right now. I've had my Playbook about a month - here's why I think it is a the best tablet of the bunch: - It's... Read more…

Reviewed 17 June 2011 by Amazon Customer

The PlayBook... where do I start? I received mine (34g) during mid May thanks to a friend who'd made a trip to the States. I have to confess I was nervous about it considering all the bad press... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers p15032, p15032h, p15032hs
Barcodes 00802975661046
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