Blackberry has unveiled its tablet computer at its developer conference, Devcon, in San Francisco. As the market strategy of Blackberry has been to target the business segment customers; the latest tablet has been released keeping this market strategy in mind.

Playbook has been developed by Blackberry’ s engineering hub Research In Motion which showcases cutting edge features for business professionals.

According to Mike Lazaridis, CEO of RIM, “This is one of the most exciting times in our history, RIM set out to engineer the best professional-grade tablet in the industry with cutting-edge hardware features and one of the world’s most robust and flexible operating systems.”

So far there haven’t been any big challenges to rival iPad. However with the release of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab, many more consumer electronics company are joining the bandwagon of the tablet as it is since as the forseeable link between the PC and a Smartphone.

Some of the features of the Blackberry tablet include:

  • Symbian Operating System
  • Bluetooth and WiFi
  • 7 inch screen with front and back cameras
  • Operating system based on QNX software
  • 3G capabilities