The Blackberry Playbook all set for sale in the US

Come April 19th and we shall see the Blackberry’s very own tablet launched for purchase. The Blackberry PlayBook will first be available within North America and should roll out internationally in the near future. The costs, $499, $599 and $699 for 16GB, 32GB and 64GB versions (Wi-Fi version). We don’t have any confirmed dates for the launch in India, but we shall post it as soon as we are informed about it.

Check out the official specs for the Playbook:

•    7″ LCD, 1024 x 600, WSVGA, capacitive touch screen with full multi-touch and gesture support
•    BlackBerry Tablet OS with support for symmetric multiprocessing
•    Texas Instruments OMAP4430 Processor, Dual Core @ 1GHz
o    IVA 3 hardware accelerators enable full HD 1080p, multi-standard video encode/decode
o    Faster, higher-quality image and video capture with digital SLR-like imaging up to 20 megapixels
o    Dual-core ARM® Cortex -A9 MPCore with Symmetric Multiprocessing (SMP)
o    Integrated POWERVR SGX540 graphics accelerator drives 3D gaming and 3D user interfaces
•    1 GB RAM
•    Memory: 16GB, 32GB and 64GB versions to be available
•    5300mAh battery
•    Dual HD cameras (3 MP front facing, 5 MP rear facing), supports 1080p HD video recording
•    Video playback: 1080p HD Video, H.264, MPEG, DivX, WMV
•    Audio playback: MP3, AAC, WMA
•    HDMI video output
•    GPS and Wi-Fi – 802.11 a/b/g/n
•    Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
•    Connectors: microHDMI, microUSB, 3.5mm headset port, charging contacts
•    Open, flexible application platform with support for WebKit/HTML-5, Adobe Flash Player 10.2, Adobe Mobile AIR, Adobe Reader, POSIX, OpenGL, Java
•    Ultra thin and portable:
o    Measures 5.1″x7.6″x0.4″ (130mm x 193mm x 10mm)
o    Weighs less than a pound (approximately 0.9 lb or 400g)