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Facts about Playbook tablet

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Playbook tablet is an important product for RIM. Here are some basic information that we can easily get from public sources:

* Interface: very good
* operation is very smooth
* thickness: less than a centimeter thick
* weight: less than one pound (400 grams)
* screen: 7 inches
* Price: under or around $500
* CPU: a dual-core processor based on ARM Holdings' mobile architecture
* battery life: comparable to major competitors
* supported technologies: flash, javascript, HTML5

* Operating system: QNX Software Systems
* Targeting: enterprise segment
* multi processing
* support video conferencing
* first generation runs on wi fi
* Compatible with BlackBerry Enterprise server
* Could share/connect content with BlackBerry
* have 2 cameras: front and back
* can not run existing apps
* will be available in early 2011
* 4G version will be available at Sprint
* Pre-Release Appeal of PlayBook Half That of iPad
* More versions will support more high-speed standards

Customer interest:
* business customers focusing on data security have expressed great interest (ex. banking, insurance, law, etc)
* Some potential customers are considering replace laptop with Playbook

* Apple has said 65 percent of Fortune 100 companies are already deploying or piloting iPad
* Major vendors is in process of releasing competing tablets

Analysts, on average, forecast RIM will sell fewer than 4 million PlayBooks in the 12 months after its launch.

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