The BlackBerry PlayBook is a tablet that runs BBOS featuring a 7-inch display with 1024 x 600 pixel resolution. The sides of the PlayBook are coated with a soft-touch rubber that has a quality feel and provides some grip. A 3.5mm headphone jack is present as well, on the bottom of the tablet are three ports: micro-HDMI, micro-USB, and a three pin accessory dock connector.
Great Multitasking Prowess.
Superior Video Playback.
Good Battery Life.
Beautiful screen and excellent gesture based operations.
Smooth graphics and performance overall.
Compact Size Easy To Carry.
Many Features Depend on Blackberry Handset.
No Telephony Features.
No Memory Card Support.
Limited Apps in App Store.
Have to use Bridge to connect to BB services.
Email integration lacking.
OS feels incomplete.
Lack of calendar functionality.
Flash sometimes slows down the performance.
By TechSpot on April 28, 2011
As we have seen throughout this review, the BlackBerry PlayBook offers a lot to like, and a lot to hope for. The user experience is solid, it can be a joy to use, and we rarely found issues with crashing or instability. Unfortunately, that is not...-
By howtospendit.ft.com on September 25, 2013
Let me emphasise the positive first. It's delightful to hold and watch. It has a chunky, solid feel, a super-quick brain, a great display of an optimum size and a superb rubbery back so it doesn't slip like an iPad does. An overall feeling of...-
By GadgetSpeak on April 17, 2012
It is small enough to fit in a pocket and can handle your productivity and entertainment needs but takes a different path to other non-Apple...92
By itproportal.com on April 16, 2012
For all of its faults, the PlayBook is a very likeable product. It's fantastically well made, its operating system is a pleasure to use, and the features it does offer are almost universally well implemented. The lack of apps, and greater lack of...80
By DigitalVersus on April 11, 2012
The PlayBook is a compact, fast tablet that's ideal for fans of BlackBerry smartphones. However, with its excellent screen and custom OS, this tablet should have a much wider appeal than just the RIM business users it's primarily aimed at. The...80
By AsiaOne on March 12, 2012
On first touch, the BlackBerry Playbook seems like a comfortable and very portable size.It is light, and with a 7-inch screen, fits into a regular sized bag without taking up too much space.After the device is powered on, however, the navigation takes...40
By Computer Shopper on February 29, 2012
A huge price drop and revised OS make RIM's tablet much more appealing to consumers than the first version. (Business users still need to use their BlackBerry phones in concert with it for some functions.)...80
By GadgetSpeak on January 06, 2012
If you say BlackBerry to any one under forty they probably thing smartphone. If over sixty they thing of a berry growing wild picked in late summer. Here for all it’s the BlackBerry offering into the very crowded Tablet market...80
By tech.uk.msn.com on December 19, 2011
RIM What is it? RIM, maker of BlackBerry smartphones, has entered the tablet fray with a stylish seven-inch screen model. What's great Spiffy-looking hardware that's super-fast, with an appealing operating system and good battery life....80
By NotebookCheck on December 03, 2011
The BlackBerry PlayBook looks like an alien at first glance. While Android is becoming very fashionable at the moment and the apps for it are emerging fast, RIM's tablet is on the shelves with the proprietary operating system, BlackBerry Tablet OS...88