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7.8 out of 10

BlackBerry Playbook

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Overall 8
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Battery performance 8
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Weight 10
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Our PlayBook tablet is a great addition to our tech library.

momof2greatkids, Viewpoints
4 October 2011
  • Excerpt: My daughter really wanted a more expensive tablet but I didn't feel that she was responsible enough to keep up with one that was $600 at this point. Instead, we got a BlackBerry Playbook tablet and have been really pleased with it. The tablet is quite easy to use. It holds a charge for a fairly good amount of time. I really like the docs to go feature, which enables me to type up lesson plans or whatever I need in a Word document then just email it to myself.
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Overall 8
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Battery performance 8
8.0
Weight 10
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Long term swiss army knife.

Borborygm, Viewpoints
4 October 2011
  • Excerpt: It has actively developed Flash, AIR, a WebKit browser, and can run apps from four different platforms including Android. The tablet does take some tinkering in order to reach it's potential. Lasts all day if you close apps when you're done using them. Fast enough. Any speed issues are software related. Feels solid in the hand. The actual app world is weak, but total options are nice including Flash apps. Nice unibody style. See above, unibody + gorilla glass = amazing.
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Overall 8
8.0
Battery performance 10
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Weight 10
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The Blackberry Playbook is an impressive mobile tablet

RudiXeno, Viewpoints
4 October 2011
  • Excerpt: I received my Blackberry Playbook shortly before Thanksgiving as a gift from an appreciative part-time employer. I lost no time setting it up and trying it out. I love the 7" screen and the overall size of the Playbook. At about half the size of the Apple iPad it's made for mobile types like myself. I can pop it in a jacket pocket or my case and off I go.
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Overall 10
10

LOVE Blackberry Playbook

kite5280, Viewpoints
4 October 2011
  • Excerpt: I had gotten the Blackberry Playbook 64MB a month ago. It's changed my world. I love I can bridge it to my Blackberry phone and no extra data service costs, the WIFI works awesome too. It connects very easily. It's the perfect size to carry around or fit into my purse. It came with a nice case. There is a ton of free apps and the ereader Kobo that comes with it is great, tons of free books. The camera takes nice photos and I can't wait to start using the video chat.
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Overall 10
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Battery performance 8
8.0
Weight 8
8.0

Solid piece of machine

novocollegian12, Viewpoints
4 October 2011
  • Excerpt: So what I love most about this playbook is that it feels very solidly built. The processor is solid and makes running programs seamless. I love how it feels in my hands and to be honest I think it far beats the many other tablets in its category. When this just came out, it was valued at close to 500 dollars. Now it is only 140 at many websites.
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Overall 8
8.0
Battery performance 10
10
Weight 10
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Great tablet for the price

sjlarkss, Viewpoints
4 October 2011
  • Excerpt: I have been using my blackberry 32gb tablet for about six months now. I can not imagine how I ever got along without it. I use it everyday. The playbook has fantastic battery life. I can easily go two to three days on a full charge. The screen size is great - big enough to function easily but small enough to fit every where. Of course it features the blackberry operating system....very user friendly. Fantastic!!!
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Overall 7
7.0

"Super easy to use! Great extension of my Blackberry!"

kayruun, CNET
30 September 2011
  • Pros: Easy as pie to set up and sync with my blackberry right out of the box. Beautiful graphics and very responsive. Easy to use. Very portable -- love that it fits in my purse or briefcase without adding bulk. Automatically syncs emails and tasks with pho
  • Cons: Native task list is almost as lame as the one on the Blackberry phone (but can get apps for that). Underappreciated and not as many apps available as for other tablets.
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Overall 10
10

"Perfect after the version 2 update"

Maki2011, CNET
28 September 2011
  • Pros: It's handy and user-friendly
  • Cons: Browser shuts off automatically at times when I opened a lot of webpages
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Overall 9
9.0

"Excellent device that's on a league of his own"

julroberts, CNET
31 August 2011
  • Pros: * Gorgeous screen * Fast * Multitask like crazy * Complements a nearby Blackberry and existing experience * Best web-browsing on a tablet so far * Good usability considerations * Corporate friendly * Good and smooth videos at 780p
  • Cons: * Limited number of apps (some really useful for other Android/iOS Tablets either do not exists or are "underway") * Enhanced by a paired Blackberry * Targeted to a specific user base (maybe unintentionally so) * Size may be seen too small for some
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Overall 10
10

"You got a Playbook if youve swiped your IPad on standby"

Venichie, CNET
26 August 2011
  • Pros: With the recent updates, you can now use just about all required wifi apps with BB Bridge, FOR FREE! So there's just really no need for 3G/4G, aslong as you got a BB phone. Later it'll be one of the first tablets to have a cross platform, with its QNX
  • Cons: The tablet could use a few more updates to get a few more common features, such as: Auto correction - When typing. Native apps - Such as E-Mail, BBM, Calander, etc... Auto focus - For camera use and such. BES - Which is the native internet source for BB's
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