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RIM launches its BlackBerry PlayBook tablet in India
23 June, 2011
BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) launched its
BlackBerry PlayBook tablet in India.
"BlackBerry PlayBook comes in an ultra-portable design and
features industry-leading performance with real-time
multitasking and symmetrical multiprocessing," the company
said in a statement.
"It delivers high-fidelity web browsing including support for
Adobe Flash, as well as spectacular high-definition (HD)
multimedia, advanced security features and out-of-the-box
enterprise support," it added.
The tablet is also equipped with Wi-Fi support.
It is available at Rs.27,990 (16 GB), Rs.32,990 (32 GB) and
Rs.37,990 (64 GB), depending on the models.
It will be distributed nationally
through Redington India and Ingram Micro, initially in 1000
retail stores across eight cities and will then expand to
other parts of the country.
Accessories for the BlackBerry
PlayBook will also be available in these stores from
Wednesday, the company said.
"The BlackBerry PlayBook is an incredibly powerful and
innovative product in the growing tablet marketplace. It's
perfect for both large organizations and individuals, and it
gives users an unmatched mobile experience," said Frenny Bawa,
managing director, India, (RIM).
"With the BlackBerry PlayBook, we are stepping into a new era
of mobile computing and opening up new and even more exciting
opportunities for developers and content publishers with
support for Adobe Flash, Adobe Mobile AIR and HTML-5," she