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Blackberry Playbook 1GHz 64GB 7" Tablet

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1GHz BlackBerry Tablet OS 64GB 7" Mar 2013
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Blackberry Has Good Tablet Computer Reviews

We checked the user and expert reviews of hundreds of tablets to determine an average rating for each tablet computer manufacturer. On average Blackberry tablet computers have good ratings from users and experts.

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet supports a Flash storage medium, which is the most frequently supported storage medium on tablets that were released around the same time as it.

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Fairly Large Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 64 gigabytes, the Playbook has one of the largest internal storage capacity amongst comparable spec tablets of this age. Across all the similar spec tablet computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Playbook the internal storage capacity range from 0.25GB to 260GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 19GB.

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Very High Second Camera Resolution

Across all the tablet computers of this type and age the second camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 3MP. At 3 megapixels, the Blackberry Playbook has a very high second camera resolution compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the Playbook.

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Flash Storage Medium

This tablet computer has a Flash storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on tablets of a similar type and age to it.

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Very Short

At only 10 millimeters, the Playbook is fairly short compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable age and spec to the Playbook. Similar spec tablets that came out around the same time as the Playbook have heights of between 0.4mm and 650mm, and the average height is 140mm.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3G Compatible

The Playbook is not 3G compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other tablets of this age and type are also not 3G compatible.

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Not 4G Compatible

Most tablet computers that came out more than two years ago are not 4G compatible. The Playbook is no exception to this as it too is not 4G compatible.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Playbook has one of the slowest processor clock speeds (only 1 gigahertz) amongst tablet computers of this age. Across all the tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Playbook the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 2.3GHz.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Hip Street Aurora 2 (£59.99) (1.5GHz), or the Billow X100 (1.5GHz).

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Fairly Thick

The thicknesses of tablets of a comparable age and type to the Playbook range from 4mm to 280mm. The Playbook has one of the thicker thicknesses (130 millimeters) amongst comparable spec tablets of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Blackberry Playbook

Released Over Three Years Ago

Blackberry released the Playbook over three years ago.

Two Processor Cores

The number of processor cores on the Playbook is two which is average compared to the other 183 tablets of a comparable spec and age to the Playbook that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

If you would prefer a tablet with more processor cores then you might want to consider the Billow X100 (4 processor cores).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 7 inches, the Playbook has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other tablet computers of this spec and age.

If you would prefer a larger screen size then you might also want to look at the Billow X100 (10.1").

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12 Awards

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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 blackberry box64, blackberry box64g, blackberry p10064, blackberry box64gb, blackberry p10064w, blackberry p10064wf
Barcodes 00802975650668, 00802975651641, 00802975652785, 00843163073395, 00843163074705, 08902321191080

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