Take a close look at six tablet options, from Apple to Android, with a focus on pros and cons for enterprise users.
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One of only two small-screen tablets in the lineup, the 7-inch PlayBook has finally rectified one of the huge shortcomings--lack of native email and calendar support--that torpedoed it from the outset. OS 2.0 still won't support BlackBerry Messenger, but it may be enough to stanch defections from hard-core BlackBerry shops.
Biggest pro for enterprises: Tightest integration with BES central management software.
Biggest con for enterprises: Small screen, limited apps, questionable long-term viability. No BlackBerry Messenger yet.
Notable differences from rivals: Playbook OS with BlackBerry Mail support.
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