BlackBerry To Make Apple More Worried. Plans for “BlackPad”

Must Read

Skeletons in the Closet? Google-Facebook Involved in Secret Online Advertising Deal

If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. And when two titans happen to decide upon an alliance,...

A Majority of Web Professionals Prefer WordPress For Building Websites [STUDY]

The advancement in technology and network infrastructure has triggered an unprecedented competition among web professionals, who are willing to launch...

Smartphone Resale Value: Depreciation Is Surprising Enough [REPORT]

It's a tad cliché and true that smartphones have permeated every sphere of our life. The ceaseless...

It’s not many days over when Apple did sense future dent in its unchallenged iPad territory by other competitors like Microsoft & HP. Before Apple started working on the future strategy to avoid any pie to share, BlackBerry makes it further more difficult by announcing “BlackPad” – a BlackBerry Tablet PC which will be launched by November this year, according to the latest Report by Bloomberg.

Just a few days back Steve Ballmer, CEO- Microsoft Corp, announced company’s Top priority to launch iPad’s rival in the market. With this further blow by BlackBerry, it’s quite clear that tough days are ahead for Apple to keep its iPad market intact. BlackBerry’s Tablet PC will have roughly the same dimensions as the iPad, which has a 9.7-inch diagonal screen. The device will include Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless technology that will allow people to connect to the Internet through their BlackBerry smartphones, Bloomberg said in its report.

After Apple’s announcement of the Sales figures for iPad, all companies are getting set for the race in next coming few months. Apple, based in Cupertino, California, last month said it sold 3 million iPad tablet computers in 80 days after they debuted in the U.S.

Advertisements

The biggest question we have about a BlackBerry tablet involves the keyboard. If you’re into physical keyboards, in our mind, the BlackBerry stands out among other devices with this feature. However, physical keyboards and tablets don’t really mesh. In any event, we hope RIM doesn’t decide to include the click-screen that make the BlackBerry Storm and Storm II such “fun” to use.

RIM is busy readying BlackBerry OS 6.0 for release; the new OS, which includes a new browser, better media options and tighter social network connectivity, looks like it just might be what RIM needs to recharge the BlackBerry brand.

It would be interesting to see how exactly Apple is going to handle all its competitors and what strategy iPad’s future competitors would be adopting to cut short iPad’s market. In any of the ways, it’s not going to be an easy task either for Microsoft, Blackberry or HP. Apple’s iPad huge success has got a huge rack of applications which users can use on their need and likeness. Currently, Apple has more than 225,000 apps on its iPad shelf against RIM who has apparently 6,000 such apps for BlackPad.

Analysts feel that RIM will capitalize on the BlackBerry’s e-mail capabilities and the phone’s popularity with corporate users. The tablet will be closely integrated with the smartphone’s e-mail system and will have similar security for messaging where RIM core strength lies till date.

Ultimately it will be price who will be a key factor in the success of BlackPad. There are many BlackBerry users who also use iPod or iPad but would be interesting to see whether Android and IOS users would also fell for BlackPad.

Advertisements

We ask our readers what they think about boiling Tablet PC market. Once launched, whether they would like to go for BlackPad?

6 COMMENTS

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest News

How Mobile Is Becoming A Catalyst Of Online Gambling Market Growth

The global online gambling market is now one of the biggest and it is expected to grow...

“Open Up Cambridge Analytica, It’s CBI At the Door!”

Among all the establishments ensnared in deplorable acts, Cambridge Analytica has steadily climbed the ladder of infamy. The roots of its malice...

Smartphone Resale Value: Depreciation Is Surprising Enough [REPORT]

It's a tad cliché and true that smartphones have permeated every sphere of our life. The ceaseless tech breakthroughs have led to...

Reliance-Future Deal Is Approved By SEBI But Biyani May Not Be Happy With It!

Despite Amazon trying its best to stick a fork between the Reliance-Future deal, the Indian market regulator SEBI has finally given the...

Skeletons in the Closet? Google-Facebook Involved in Secret Online Advertising Deal

If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. And when two titans happen to decide upon an alliance, there are bound to be...

The Sudden Reappearance of Missing Jack Ma Leaves People Guessing About Many Things!

Jack Ma was preparing to publicly float Ant Group - what was billed to be the largest IPO in the world in...

In-Depth: Dprime

Will ‘TikTok By Microsoft’ Be A Winner?

For the last two years, TikTok has been in the public eye for all sorts of reasons. First, it was the exploded...

Facebook Subscription Model: Looking Beyond Ad Dollars?

Seldom do job listings create a stir this gripping. However, when the job listing in question is a stealth post from Twitter,...

Will The Online Food Delivery Market in India End Up Becoming A Two-Horse Race?

It's pretty much evident that the food delivery space in India is all set to get riled up soon enough as one...

More Articles Like This