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Troubleshooting ¶ 

Diagnose common problems using the Blackberry Playbook Troubleshooting Guide.

Background and Identification ¶ 

Released on April 19, 2011, the BlackBerry Playbook is a tablet computer by RIM (Research in Motion) which runs on a unique BlackBerry Tablet OS. It can run software from the BlackBerry App World as well as Android applications. The device was slated for an upgrade to BlackBerry's unified operating system, BlackBerry 10, but plans for such an upgrade have since been canceled.

The Playbook is easily identified by the BlackBerry branding across the front bottom of the device, as it is the only BlackBerry-branded tablet the company has released. For further details, check the specifications section below.

Specifications ¶ 

Size and Weight ¶ 

  • Length: 194mm
  • Height: 130mm
  • Width: 10mm
  • Weight: 425g

Display ¶ 

  • 7.0 inch TFT
  • 600 x 1024 resolution
  • ~170 ppi

Hardware ¶ 

  • 16/32/64 GB memory
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 5 MP, 1080p@30fps rear camera
  • 3 MP, 1080p@30fps front camera
  • Dual-Core 1 GHz Cortex-A9 CPU
  • Stereo Speakers
  • 5300 mAh battery

Connectivity ¶ 

  • 802.11 a/b/g/n dual-band Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 2.1
  • microUsb v2.0

Additional Information ¶ 

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