BlackBerry PlayBook now available in India for Pre-order

BlackBerry’s very own tablet has reached the Indian shores and is now available for pre-booking. The tablet has been long awaited since its official launch on the 19th of April in the US. However, there is no detail on the pricing or the availability of the variants (16GB, 32GB and 64GB).
The tablet has a 1GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, a 7 inch 1024×600 WSVGA capacitive LCD touch screen dual cameras (5MP at back and 3MP in front) capable of recording full 1080p video, and will run on BlackBerry Tablet OS.

Customers can pre-book the device through the following steps. (They will also receive a free HDMI cable and leather case on purchase of BlackBerry PlayBook.)

  1. SMS PLAYBOOK to 56070 for the nearest store address.
  2. Visit the store to experience the new BlackBerry PlayBook and initiate advance booking.
  3. Fill a coupon to confirm advance booking, between 09th June ’11 and 22nd June ’11.
  4. Return one section of the coupon to the retailer and retain the other section.
  5. Purchase the BlackBerry PlayBook between 23rd June ‘11 and 30th June’11.
  6. Provide the retained coupon to the Retailer.
  7. The gifts will be couriered on the address mentioned on your coupon.
Here are the tech-specs of the tablet:
  • 7″ LCD display, 1024 x 600 screen resolution Multi-touch, WSVGA, capacitive screen
  • 1 GHz dual-core processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • Adobe Flash 10.1 enabled
  • Micro USB and Micro HDMI ports
  • Accelerometer, 6-axis motion sensing (gyroscope), digital compass (magnetometer) and GPS
  • Wi-Fi
  • 3 MP high-definition forward-facing camera
  • 5 MP high-definition rear-facing camera
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