Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 27th Sep 2010 22:17 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Is Research In Motion still, well, in motion? Heck yeah they are. They just unveiled their long-awaited tablet, christened the BlackBerry PlayBook. It's got a dual-core 1Ghz ARM processor, and it runs... QNX! This alone already makes it the most awesome tablet ever.
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nt_jerkface
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2009-08-26

Better size and higher DPI ?
The current iPad still has a higher resolution screen and it's an enjoyable 10" screen


DPI = Dots per inch.

The ipad has a slightly higher resolution but it is spread out over a greater area. Because of this the playbook will have a crisper picture.


ARM battery life ? Why wtf is the iPad running ?

It's just a positive characteristic for this type of device and one that many iPad competitors are missing.


Besides the larger size of the iPad allows it to have a larger battery which is a big advantage compared to the rest of these tablets

That adds weight and it also has a bigger screen to power. The ipad really isn't portable enough, it didn't surprise me at all when I read that Apple has a smaller version planned.
http://www.geek.com/articles/mobile/rumor-lighter-smaller-ipad-mini...

As for the iPad just being used as a browser, you must be living in a cave because numerous reports all over the net would disagree with you.


I stated the main reason why people are buying them
http://www.tuaw.com/2010/04/04/poll-why-did-you-buy-the-ipad/

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