RIM's tablet is the PlayBook; see it in action

Summary:It's 9.7mm thick, it's got a 7" screen and yes - it's a tablet that runs on QNX and connects to your BlackBerry by Bluetooth.

It's 9.7mm thick, it's got a 7" screen and yes - it's a tablet that runs on QNX and connects to your BlackBerry by Bluetooth.

Announcing the long-rumoured BlackBerry companion tablet at the BlackBerry Developer Conference today, RIM has put a video of the tablet in action on YouTube. Watch it here and we'll have more details for you soon.

UPDATE: more details of the Playbook in our news story.

Topics: Windows

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