“We’re excited to bring customers the first BlackBerry PlayBook tablet with support for 4G LTE networks,” said David J. Smith, EVP of Mobile Computing at RIM. “The new 4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook offers a broad range of premium features, including a stunning 7 inch display, front and rear facing HD video cameras, HDMI out and stereo speakers, and it also offers premium performance on high speed cellular networks, helping customers to be more productive than ever and to make the most of their time on the go.” Bell, Rogers and Telus in Canada will be the first carriers to offer RIM’s new tablet, and it will become available on August 9th. Pricing was not announced.
Who’s up for a 7-inch tablet that costs more than an iPad? Anyone? Curious that a product that’s supposed to launch in a week was not given a price.