BlackBerry PlayBook Teardown: Box
As of this writing, the BlackBerry Playbook comes in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB models. It retails for $499, $599, and $699 (US) respectively. RIM's tablet runs BlackBerry Tablet OS and has a 1 GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 3MP forward-facing and 5MP rear-facing cameras (both can record 1080p HD video), and supports Wi-Fi 802.1 a/b/g/n. The PlayBook's 7-inch LCD display has a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels.
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