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PlayBook Production Rumored at 200,000 Units Per Month

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There is a rumor started by DigiTimes that RIM has began production of the PlayBook at 200,000 units per month. The site isn’t totally reliable with its rumors and you have to question a site that asks for a $370 subscription fee to read its news. If true, it seems the Quanta plant in Taiwan is ramping up production to have 150,000 – 200,000 units ready to ship in February.
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Rumor: RIM to Ship One Million PlayBooks in Q1 2011

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Quanta Computer, the Taiwanese notebook manufacturer, is said to have begun volume production of the PlayBook with shipments in the first quarter of 2011 expected to top one million units. While this is still rumor, and Quanta has yet to comment, a million tablets is a very significant start to RIM’s first foray into the tablet industry. We can’t wait for this product to ship.

BlackBerry Tablet “BlackPad” to be Priced at $499 and Available in November

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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
  • Bluetooth
  • WiFi
  • Front and rear facing cameras

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