BlackBerry Playbook now Official in Indonesia

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As if it’s not yet available in the grey market, RIM announced that the BlackBerry Playbook will be available to our Indonesian brothers this July 16, 2011. According to the PR (which you can read below) the available BB PlayBook will be the 3 Wi-Fi® models (16 GB, 32 GB or 64 GB) and will be available nation-wide from authorized retail stores and mobile operators.

RIM did not however specify the SRP for the tablet but you can bet that it will be within the range of the announced price of BB Playbook in the US of A, which is $499 (16 GB), $599 (32 GB) and $699 (64 GB).

For more information on BB Playbooks, just click here.

BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Available in Indonesia on 16 July

Jakarta, Indonesia – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced that the BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet will be available in Indonesia from 16th July 2011. The BlackBerry PlayBook will come in three Wi-Fi® models, featuring 16 GB, 32 GB or 64 GB of memory storage and will be available nation-wide from authorized retail stores and mobile operators.

“The BlackBerry PlayBook is an incredibly powerful and feature-rich tablet that is ideal for both business and personal use,” said Gregory Wade, Regional Managing Director at Research In Motion. “With a growing number of stores across Indonesia featuring the BlackBerry PlayBook, we welcome customers to try it out for themselves,” added Wade.

The BlackBerry PlayBook features an ultra-portable design and delivers industry leading performance, uncompromised web browsing with support for Adobe® Flash®, true multitasking, HD multimedia, advanced security features, out-of-the-box enterprise support and a robust development environment.

BlackBerry PlayBook specifications:

7″ 1024×600 WSVGA capacitive LCD touch screen
Ultra-portable at less than a pound and less than one-half inch thick: 0.9 lbs (425g) and 5.1” x 7.6” x 0.4” (130mm x 194mm x 10mm)
1 GHz dual-core processor
BlackBerry® Tablet OS with support for symmetric multiprocessing
MP3, AAC and WMA audio playback
Support for high resolution video playback (H.264, MPEG4, WMV) 1080p HDMI output
Dual 1080p HD cameras for video conferencing and video capture (3MP front and 5MP rear)
1 GB RAM memory
Up to 64 GB internal storage (16, 32 and 64 GB models)
GPS, Orientation Sensor (Accelerometer), 6-Axis Motion Sensor (Gyroscope), Digital Compass (Magnetometer)
Stereo speakers and stereo microphones
Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n) connectivity
Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR support

For more information about the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, please visit http://id.blackberry.com/playbook

Last modified: July 7, 2011

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