Research In Motion (RIM) has confirmed that its BlackBerry PlayBook tablet will launch in Australia in June this year, but has not yet been able to confirm any further pricing or availability details.
Research in Motion's BlackBerry PlayBook tablet will launch through all of Australia's major mobile carriers as well as retailer Harvey Norman in three different models from 20 June, the Canadian company said today, with recommended retail prices starting at $579.
National mobile carrier Vodafone has released a limited amount of information about how it will price Research in Motion's BlackBerry PlayBook, noting the device will be available bundled on a single monthly plan with the BlackBerry Bold 9780 handset and will launch next week on June 29.
RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook is an impressive first-generation tablet from the Canadian smartphone maker, and while its initial introduction has seen some months elapse before local availability, RIM’s tablet is now nearly here.
Research in Motion will release two app players this summer that allow running Android 2.3 and Blackberry Java apps on its upcoming PlayBook tablet. The 1GHz, seven-inch tablet will run the apps in a secure virtual & sandbox,& giving PlayBook users access to a potentially huge number of applications....