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PlayBook makes Singapore debut on 23 June

Zafar Anjum | June 20, 2011
Tablet to be available in three wi-fi models.

The BlackBerry PlayBook tablet will be available in Singapore on 23rd June 2011 onwards from telcos SingTel, M1, and Starhub, as well as a number of nation-wide retail stores, Research In Motion (RIM) announced on Monday (20 June).

The tablet will be available in three wi-fi models, featuring 16 GB, 32 GB or 64 GB of memory storage at the following recommended retail price (RRP):

16GB: S$668/US$539 (inclusive of GST)

32GB: S$798/US$644 (inclusive of GST)

64GB: S$928/US$748 (inclusive of GST)

According to a press statement by RIM, customers can place orders for the tablet starting today. The full list of retailers offering customers the ability to preorder is available online at

"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 RIM. "With a growing number of stores across Singapore featuring the BlackBerry PlayBook, we welcome customers to try it out for themselves," he said.

The BlackBerry PlayBook features an ultra-portable design (425g) and delivers industry leading performance (1 GHz dual-core processor), Web browsing with support for Adobe Flash Player, true multitasking, HD multimedia (1080p HDMI output), advanced security features, out-of-the-box enterprise support and a robust development environment.



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