Blackberry Knocks $200 Off The Playbook

It seems that even before the announcement of the Kindle Fire by Amazon, Blackberry were planning a massive price cut on the PlayBook and now consumers are able to pick up a smart PlayBook from $300. which is of course $200 off the price with no codes to enter or anything like that the base model with 16 GB is $300! However, will that make anyone think twice about buying the Kindle Fire, I don’t think so!

These are the features for the Blackberry PlayBook;

Now there’s a professional tablet built to offer you the high-performance experience you demand.

Get started easily — simply swipe-to-wake

Blazing speed and tremendous power in a tablet format

1 GHz dual-core processor

BlackBerry® Tablet OS with symmetric multiprocessing


Powerful, user-friendly QNX technology: It’s what the World Wide Web runs on

True simultaneous multitasking — apps run simultaneously and in real time

Accelerometer, 6-axis motion sensing (gyroscope) and digital compass (magnetometer)

GPS capability

Micro USB port

Priced from £300 in the UK and now amazingly in the US it is $300!

Source [Ars Technica]