PlayBook 10 is rumored to be the second generation tablet from canadian manufacturer BlackBerry featuring latest BlackBerry 10 OS. It was previously rumored back in June last year but BlackBerry (formerly known as RIM) postponed the product development and put all its efforts on current flagship smartphone BlackBerry Z10. The PlayBook 10 is rumored to feature a 10inch display with resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels. It will be powered by a dual core processor and 2GB RAM. For connectivity, it will support Bluetooth 4.0, Wifi 802.11 b/g/n and LTE/3G mobile connections. The PlayBook 10 will be available in two different variants depending on storage – 32GB or 64GB. There is no further information available on the tablet but PlayBook 10 is expected to launch during Q2 of 2013 (June 2013). The PlayBook 10 will compete against other flagship tablets like Apple iPad 4, Nexus 10 and Sony Tablet Z. Stay tuned for more updates or follow @harrym20 on Twitter.
Update : BlackBerry is rumored to re enter tablet market by launching its second tablet device in near future. The speculation about the company’s future is now settled and according to new interim CEO, BlackBerry’s hardware division will not be shut down. This means that the canadian company will continue to develop and support BlackBerry 10 OS in coming years. The new PlayBook will come pre-installed with BlackBerry 10 OS.
Update : In a recent interview with Pocket-Lint, the company’s vice-president of global product management Francois Mahieuhas stated that BlackBerry is interested in tablet market but has no current plans to release one in near future.
“When we launched PlayBook, beyond the fact that everybody knows that PlayBook was no a huge success, everybody loved it,” said Mahieu. “I wouldn’t be surprised if we have a meeting one day and I show you a tablet. We have equity in that space, but we’re not ready. We need more time.”
Update : New BlackBerry PlayBook 10 Concept Designed by The Jelen
Update : According to new rumors, BlackBerry is rumored to launch its first BlackBerry 10 tablet by the end of Q4 of 2015.
“We see value in a tablet and I can tell you that John Chen really likes the idea of a tablet,” President of Enterprise at BlackBerry John Sims said in an interview.
Update : BlackBerry Tablet Running BlackBerry 10.3 Leaked In New HTML5TEST
According to the test, BlackBerry Tablet with 800 x 480 pixels resolution scored 493 out of 555 points.
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