RIM and Best Buy have announced the pre-orders, pricing and launch date for the PlayBook. The PlayBook with WiFi will come in three models including a 16GB, 32GB and 64GB version priced at $499, $599 and $699 respectively. The PlayBook is scheduled to be available April 19th (9 days after rumors thought it would launch), from all Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile stores. The device will also launch April 19th in Best Buy and Future Shop in Canada. You can preorder your PlayBook today online at:
U.S. – bestbuy.com/playbook
Canada – bestbuy.ca/blackberry or futureshop.ca/blackberry
With this retail strategy, the PlayBook is expected to be available in more than 20,000 retail outlets in the US and Canada. The WiFi version will have a suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $499 and carriers are expected to launch this radio versions not too long after.
Are you picking one up pre-order?