BlackBerry PlayBook UK release to hit Phones 4U

Phones 4U confirm PlayBook launch day availability

Retailer announced PlayBook release day availability

With the BlackBerry PlayBook officially going on sale in the US and Canada today, UK retailer Phones 4U has revealed it is to offer the RIM tablet from launch in the UK with pre-registration now available online.

BlackBerry PlayBook video

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Touting the BlackBerry PlayBook as “the world’s first professional grade tablet,” Phones 4U has announced that the 7-inch device is “for those who MEAN business, not just those IN business,” and will be available when it lands in the UK with all five of the UK’s major networks acting as carrying partners.

With users able to register their interest in the device online now via the Phones 4U website, those eager to pick up the BlackBerry PlayBook when it hits the UK on a yet unannounced date will be able to select their network of choice with the retailer revealing Everything Everywhere partners Orange and T-Mobile will be joined by O2, Vodafone and Three with PlayBook packages.

Available in the US and Canada today with the 16GB offering priced at $500 (£307), the 7-inch BlackBerry PlayBook will come with hosting a 1GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM and dual HD cameras with a 5-megapixel rear-mounted offering joined by a 3-megpixel offering on the front.

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