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BlackBerry to lauch new PlayBook by June - report

Monday 18 March 2013 | 15:14 CET | News
BlackBerry has unveiled plans to launch a new PlayBook tablet, running its BlackBerry 10 operating system. Sources familiar with the matter told Emirates 24-7 that the device is expected to launch in the UAE by the end of the second quarter. According to the report, the company may first release a BB10 update to the existing BlackBerry PlayBook and then release the new 10-inch tablet. The Playbook was initially launched in April 2011, but failed to take off amidst stiff competition from Apple's iPad and Samsung's Android-based tablets. Mike Al Mefleh, director of product management at

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: BlackBerry
Countries: United Arab Emirates / World
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