RIM Intros BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet

Research In Motion opened its annual developer conference on Monday in San Francisco by introducing its PlayBook, which it calls the first professional tablet.  

The playbook has a 1Ghz dual core processor and 1GB of RAM.  It’s 9.7mm thick and has a 7-inch display.  It is “always on” and is intended to display HTML5 and Flash 10.1.  The playbook supports 1080p HD video with HDMI out connector for presentations, videos, and Web sites.  There is both a rear- and front-facing HD camera and it’s “enterprise ready, ready to go, compatible with your BlackBerry enterprise server, already being controlled by your IT department. It’s “an amplified view of what’s already on your BlackBerry.  No new software, security, or data plan needed.

CNET has a lot of content, including a summary transcript and additoinal links.