Research In Motion (RIM) has announced a new tablet to compete with another Tablet, called Blackberry Playbook Tablet. The Playbook tablet is the first serious competitor for the iPad and tons of other Android based tablets.
The Blackberry PlayBook will run on the brand new BlackBerry Tablet operating system, which based on the QNX Neutrino microkernel architecture and will be released to developers in the coming weeks. The BlackBerry Tablet OS is fully POSIX compliant enabling easy portability of C-based code, supports Open GL for 2D and 3D graphics intensive applications like gaming, and will run applications built in Adobe Mobile AIR and also support Java enabling developers to easily bring their existing BlackBerry 6 Java applications and BlackBerry Enterprise Server.
The BlackBerry PlayBook powered by 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 dual-core processor with symmetric multiprocessing and multitasking, 1GB of RAM, Dual HD cameras (3 MP front facing, 5 MP rear facing) supports 1080p HD video recording, 7-inch capacitive touchscreen LCD display with 1024 x 600 pixels of resolution, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, and Ultra thin and portable with Measures 5.1?x7.6?x0.4? (130mm x 193mm x 10mm) and weighing just 0.9 pounds.
The RIM PlayBook tablet also support apps for edit documents, e-book reader and media player with support for MP3, AAC, WMA, H.264, MPEG, DivX and WMV and improves browsing experience with an Adobe Flash 10.1, Adobe Mobile AIR, WebKit/HTML5 compliant browser, Adobe Reader, POSIX, OpenGL, and Java.
BlackBerry Tablet and BlackBerry smartphone will also be possible to pair their tablet and smartphone using a secure Bluetooth connection. You can also use BlackBerry PlayBook tablet and smartphone interchangeably without worrying about syncing or duplicating data. You also can opt to use the larger tablet display to seamlessly and securely view any of the email, BBM, tasks, calendar, documents and other content that resides on the smartphone.
The BlackBerry PlayBook tablet is beautifully designed and incredibly powerful tablet is ultra portable, ultra thin and super convenient for both work and play. The PlayBook Tablet is expected to be available in retail outlets in the North America in early 2011 and will be available in other countries in the second quarter of 2011.