Research in Motion doesn’t expect to ship the new BlackBerry PlayBook 7 inch tablet until early next year, but the company had a few demo units to show off at the BlackBerry Developer Conference yesterday afternoon. Unfortunately they were locked away behind glass, so while a number of bloggers got to check them out in person, it was strictly a look-but-don’t-touch affair.
Still, here’s a bit of what we learned:
- SlashGear reports that the tablets will have 16Gb to 32GB of storage and seamless integration with a BlackBerry phone, allowing you to pick up a task you left off on the other device.
- Netbook News shot a little video, which you can check out below, showing the tablet running a demo video.
- Engadget shot some excellent photos which show the screen looks decent at a variety of viewing angles.
There are still a lot of things we don’t know, such as how responsive the touchscreen is or how the touch user interface works, because we haven’t actually seen anyone touch the tablet yet. But it could be a few months before we have answers to those questions.