Rumor has it that the BlackBerry Tablet, which could possibly be named the BlackPad, will be priced at $499 and launch as early as November. So far, we’ve heard the tablet will be a companion device to the BlackBerry and may have the following specs:
- A 9.7 inch display
- No Mobile Network connectivity
- Front and rear facing cameras
The source of this news comes from a Chinese website claiming that the company Quanta has seen some great success with tablet shipments, including 2 million units to RIM in September, with another 8 million to be shipped the following year.
On a side note, does anyone else want to take a shot at a Photoshop rendering of the BlackPad? We’ve been using the above rendering that is a little silly. The BlackPad won’t likely come with a giant speaker and massive LED light. Or maybe it will…