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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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Blackberry Has Good Tablet Computer Reviews

On average Blackberry OMAP4430 processor tablets have good ratings as do all tablet computers manufactured by Blackberry.

3G Compatible

Unlike most of the other tablets of a similar spec and age to the PlayBook which are not 3G compatible, the PlayBook is 3G compatible.

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Very Large Internal Storage Capacity

When compared to other tablets of a similar type and age to the PlayBook that we have checked the internal storage capacity of, the Blackberry PlayBook's internal storage capacity of 32 gigabytes is one of the largest. Across all the tablet computers that are a comparable age to the PlayBook the internal storage capacity range from 8GB to 32GB.

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Very High Second Camera Resolution

OMAP4430 processor tablets that are a comparable age to the PlayBook have second camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 3MP, and the average second camera resolution is 1.4MP. The Blackberry PlayBook has a very high second camera resolution (3 megapixels) compared to most of the other OMAP4430 processor tablets that are a similar age to the PlayBook.

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Very High Main Camera Resolution

The lowest main camera resolution of OMAP4430 processor tablets that have been available for more than two years is 2MP, the highest is 5MP, and the average main camera resolution is 3.3MP. With a main camera resolution of 5 megapixels, the Blackberry PlayBook has one of the highest main camera resolutions amongst similar spec tablet computers of this age.

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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 typical of many similar spec tablets that came out around the same time as it.

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Short

At only 130 millimeters, the PlayBook is fairly short compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable age and type to the PlayBook. The heights of tablet computers of this age and spec range from 11mm to 260mm.

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3 Reasons Against

Not 4G Compatible

The Blackberry PlayBook is not 4G compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other tablet computers of this age and type are also not 4G compatible.

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Only Features Four Personal Info Management Apps

The PlayBook has a greater number of personal info management (PIM) than most OMAP4430 processor tablets that are a similar age to it. This Blackberry tablet computer features an Alarm clock personal info management app, which is the most commonly featured personal info management app featured on tablet computers of this spec and age. The personal info management apps "Calculator", "Calendar" and "Notes" are also featured on this tablet computer.

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Only 2.1 Bluetooth Version

The PlayBook supports a newer Bluetooth version than most tablet computers that were launched around the same time as it. This tablet supports a 2.1 Bluetooth version, whereas most tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to it support a 4 Bluetooth version. Across all tablets of this age and spec the worst Bluetooth version is 2 and the best is 4.1.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Blackberry PlayBook

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this OMAP4430 processor tablet was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1 gigahertz, the PlayBook has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to the PlayBook.

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Two Processor Cores

The PlayBook is a two processor core tablet computer. That's average compared to the other nine tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the PlayBook that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 7 inches, the PlayBook has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the PlayBook.

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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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