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

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6 Reasons For

Good Brand

Tablets made by Blackberry have an average rating of 77 out of 100, which is in the top 46% of all tablet manufacturers that we have analysed.

£11.94 Price Drop

The price of the PlayBook has dropped by £11.94 in the last 6 days.

Very Large Internal Storage Capacity

The average internal storage capacity of tablets of a similar type and age to the PlayBook is 15GB. When compared to other comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to the PlayBook that we have checked, the internal storage capacity of the Blackberry PlayBook of 32 gigabytes is one of the largest.

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Quite High Second Camera Resolution

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

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Quite High Main Camera Resolution (numeric)

Across all the tablets of this age and spec the main camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 8MP. With a main camera resolution (numeric) of 5 megapixels, the PlayBook has a fairly high main camera resolution (numeric) 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This tablet has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on tablet computers of a comparable age and type to it.

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2 Reasons Against

Not 4G

Most tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the PlayBook are not 4G. The PlayBook is no exception to this as it too is not 4G.

Tablet computers which are 4G that might be worth considering include the Samsung GT-P3110 Galaxy Tab 2[plb_1547693_price].

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Only 2.1 Bluetooth Version

The PlayBook supports a 2.1 bluetooth version which is newer than the 4 bluetooth version supported by most tablets of this spec and age. Across all tablets that have been around for more than two years the Bluetooth version ranges 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

At 1 gigahertz, the PlayBook has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable age and spec to the PlayBook.

Alternative 1GHz processor clock speed tablet computers currently available that you might also want to look at include the Samsung GT-P3110 Galaxy Tab 2[plb_1547693_price] which is cheaper.

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Two Processor Coress

The number of processor coress on the Blackberry PlayBook is two which is average compared to the other eight tablets of this type and age that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

Alternative 2 processor cores tablets currently available that you might want to look at include cheaper tablets such as the Samsung GT-P3110 Galaxy Tab 2[plb_1547693_price].

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Average Display Diagonal

The PlayBook has a relatively standard display diagonal (7 inches) compared to most of the other OMAP4430 processor tablets that have been around for around the same time as the PlayBook.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 7" tablets currently available including the Samsung GT-P3110 Galaxy Tab 2[plb_1547693_price] which is cheaper.

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Expert Reviews

(248)
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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User Reviews

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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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