BlackBerry Playbook

Specifications
BlackBerry Playbook
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  • 7.0" 600x1024 pixels
  • 5MP 1080p
  • 1GB RAM TI OMAP 4430
  • 5300mAh
Released 2011, April 425g, 10mm thickness BlackBerry Tablet OS 16GB/32GB/64GB storage, no card slot
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Tablet with no support for GSM voice communication, SMS, and MMS.

Network
Technology No cellular connectivity
2G bands N/A
GPRS No
EDGE No
Launch
Announced 2010, September. Released 2011, April
Status Discontinued
Body
Dimensions 194 x 130 x 10 mm (7.64 x 5.12 x 0.39 in)
Weight 425 g (14.99 oz)
SIM No
Display
Type TFT
Size 7.0 inches, 137.9 cm2 (~54.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 600 x 1024 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~170 ppi density)
Platform
OS BlackBerry Tablet OS
Chipset TI OMAP 4430
CPU Dual-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A9
GPU PowerVR SGX540
Memory
Card slot No
Internal 16GB 1GB RAM, 32GB 1GB RAM, 64GB 1GB RAM
Main Camera
Single 5 MP, AF
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single 3 MP
Video 1080p@30fps
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Sound
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
Bluetooth 2.1, EDR
Positioning GPS
Radio No
USB microUSB 2.0
Features
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash
 Micro HDMI port
Document viewer
Media player MP3/WMA/AAC+
Video player DivX/WMV/XviD/3gp
Organizer
Predictive text input
Battery
Type Non-removable Li-Po 5300 mAh battery
Talk time Up to 10 h (multimedia)
Misc
Colors Black
SAR 1.41 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 1.69 W/kg (body)    
Price About 120 EUR
Tests
Display Contrast ratio: 1160:1 (nominal)

User opinions and reviews

  • Anonymous
  • 14 Feb 2024
  • mP1

I had that table for some time too, and the only positive thing was the hardware (the screen was very nice and it multitasked nicely), given how a pain in the ass was to transfer files to and from it, save through WiFi (forget about Bluetooth with an...

This tablet was my childhood. Yeah it sucks in comparison with the iPad 2, but it was my first ever tablet. When I received this as my Christmas gift I was very happy. Games and apps were limited, but something about BlackBerry's own OS mad...

Dang, why you guys so mean to this tablet. It's a tablet from 12 years ago, no sh*t it sucks. But is it really useful to complain about a 12 year old tablet? Let's be real, the only purpose it serves now is nostalgia and a trip down me...

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