After what seems like an eternity, the BlackBerry PlayBook is finally available on retail shelves.  Announced at DEVCON last year, it's available in 16, 32, and 64 GB flavors, and starts at $499.99.  It offers a 1 GHz dual-core processor, 7-inch display, 5-megapixel rear-facing camera, 3-megapixel front-facing camera, and RIM's new QNX platform.  The tablet has a lot of potential, but there are a lot of people that are wary of BlackBerry, given that they've fallen behind the curve in the smartphone game.  Will the tablet suffer the same fate?

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Don Kenyon
Don Kenyon Not going to buy one..
Greg Alexander
Greg Alexander Yeah, cos I want that killer native email, calendar, and BBM in this 'professional grade' tablet! Oh wait... What? No native email, calendar and BBM? Isn't that BlackBerry's bread and butter? Why is Need For fucking Speed installed? And why is it called PLAYbook, If it's not a toy and meant for business professionals? SO much fail here. SMH
Elis Diaz
Elis Diaz Waiting for galaxy tab 8.9 or 10.1, don't know which I want yet.
Zach Cline
Zach Cline Nope.
Marti Ruiz
Marti Ruiz nop but galaxy tab 10.1 v yes
Kri Orbito
Kri Orbito nope. HTC Flyer for me
Nichole Maldonado
Nichole Maldonado nope
Damyan Farion
Damyan Farion IPAD 2!!!!!!!!!!!!! WHATS WRONG WITH U PPL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Chad Richter
Chad Richter Touch pad ftw!
Jim Eakins
Jim Eakins not only no but hell no
Chris Bushing
Chris Bushing No lol. Unless you have a blackberry it's pointless
Darryl Mouzone
Darryl Mouzone No. I don't buy tablets. What a waste of money.
Arnulfo Aviña Torrés
Arnulfo Aviña Torrés No. Blackberry has never been in my list!!
Wutthichai Rit-Uan
Wutthichai Rit-Uan GST. 8.9
David Reyes
David Reyes Nope dont like RIM, and their OS. I especially dont like blackberries
Guillermo De León
Guillermo De León I already did! Kicks ipad ass!
Steve Snyder
Steve Snyder Already bought mine. I love it!
Michael Mcdaniel
Michael Mcdaniel iPad all the way crack berry sucks
Steve Tabaluyan
Steve Tabaluyan No.Have Galaxy Tab
Cesar Cedeno
Cesar Cedeno No
Tony Abiama
Tony Abiama Nope
Cory Wood
Cory Wood Yes!
Derek Miner
Derek Miner No, blackberry sucks
Tim Gruber
Tim Gruber maybe if I was made of money
Jayson Meeker
Jayson Meeker No
Pierce Swan
Pierce Swan This thing can run android apps tho can't it? Might be only reason id consider one cause last I had a blackberry was about a year ago and the app selection sucked honestly.
Keith Howells
Keith Howells Nope..check out the david pogue review hilarious
Himanshu Mane
Himanshu Mane no gslate is better
Dawn Stiles
Dawn Stiles OMG, no way! I REFUSE to own Crackberry ANYTHING!
Frankie Williams
Frankie Williams I'm a fan of the Blackberry but if the Playbook is limited to the same sparse apps, I will consider the iPad or an Android based tablet such as the Samsung Galaxy.
Patrick Scot
Patrick Scot I played with it today and did not like it at all
Jurron Jackson
Jurron Jackson iPad 2!
Matt Kerchner
Matt Kerchner I'd rather shoot myself. Anything that isn't Android is useless.
Tarek El-Eter
Tarek El-Eter Yes I love android but playbook looks sexy
Brian Busyapongpakdee
Brian Busyapongpakdee Already got a Xoom
Nate Peters
Nate Peters Gslate all the way.
Jean Pennie
Jean Pennie I will as soon as I can find one in stock; they are sold out everywhere
Mauro dAngelo
Mauro dAngelo No because I'm Italian and I'll see the Playbook in IT Stores in 2015. Anyway tablet are useless.
John Cruz
John Cruz No Xoom is better
Amanda Sutton Messer
Amanda Sutton Messer No, waiting on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

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