RIM's PlayBook runs a new operating system from QNX Software, which was acquired by RIM earlier this year. The device itself features a seven-inch display and it measures just 9.7mm thick. It has a full WebKit, HTML5, full Adobe Flash 10.1 (with hardware acceleration). It will also work with Adobe AIR, to add more developer integration.
The PlayBook will have two cameras, with the ability to play 1080p video via an HDMI out port. RIM says the PlayBook can also deliver video through USB. RIM was sure to point out that the PlayBook will be a great media and gaming device. Powering the PlayBook is a dual-core 1GHz processor with symmetrical multiprocessing. It has16GB of RAM.
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