Research In Motion (RIM) has done an exceptional work by introducing its amazing tablet computer popularly known as the BlackBerry Playbook. The BlackBerry smart phones managed to create quite a rage in the market in the past year, this year BlackBerry has plans to do the same with its playbook. The BlackBerry Playbook has Apple’s iPad and many other Android based tablets to compete with in the global market. Playbook was introduced in April 2011; about fifty thousand playbooks were sold on the very day of its launch. Playbook could not get good reviews from the users, the sales dipped at a fast rate. In order to deal with this situation RIM has introduced several wonderful applications for making playbook all the more interesting.
Playbook relies on the BlackBerry tablet operating system which is based on QNX Neutrino. It makes use of Adobe AIR to run various applications. Eventually the Tablet OS was merged with the Blackberry OS, this ways the new software BBX was introduced. RIM has provided support for BlackBerry users so that they can use applications meant for Android OS.
BlackBerry Playbook can easily support video playback up to 1080p. It features a front facing camera which offers 3 mega-pixel, using this camera one can easily do video chatting using the Wi-Fi connection. There is also a rear facing 5 mega-pixel camera. The Playbook has a diligent 7 inch display which makes it a visually pleasing gadget.
The BlackBerry Playbook has some interesting pre-loaded applications which make it highly useful for the purpose of entertainment and utility. It features a highly useful application which allows user to access about 1500 movies from the National Film Board of Canada. There are other applications like Adobe connect Mobile and Cocktales. User can also download applications from the BlackBerry Application World. There are over 5000 applications available for the BlackBerry Playbook. There are a number of fun filled games, highly useful applications for business as well as educational purpose and many other interesting applications like e-magazines, weather reports, etc. RIM has been making attempts to expand its application variety for the BlackBerry Playbook, in attempts to do so Android based and BlackBerry Java applications are too made available for the Playbook. Playbook is now able to support Android 2.3 applications.
Soon the world can expect launch of BlackBerry OS 2 for the Playbook, this software update with comprise of a number of fixes which the current application requires. The new OS 2 can be expected to be launched by next year; it will open up avenues for more applications.
Buying a smart BlackBerry Playbook in the near future would be an extremely smart decision on the part of the customers, with the launch of new application platform the doors for numerous Android based applications has been opened up. The BlackBerry platform is seemingly very successful in the future. The applications are high in terms of utility and extremely fun filled; besides there are several distinguished features which make Playbook all the more alluring. What are you waiting for? Go pick up a Playbook for yourself or in case you own one simply get the software update done.
Kate is a blogger by profession. She loves writing on luxury and technology. Beside this she is fond of mobile phones and is planning to buy Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray. She is planning to gift a 3D Games set to her nephew on his birthday.