It Is Possible – You Can Become Blackberry AppMaster South Africa. Now, It Is About Coding. Get Into The Game


Research in Motion is sponsoring AppMaster South Africa as it prepares for the release of BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet – its  highly-anticipated tablet that delivers professional-grade, consumer-friendly experiences that redefine the possibilities of mobile computing. This ultra-portable tablet looks and feels great, measuring less than half an inch thick and weighing less than a pound. It features a vivid 7-inch high-resolution display that is highly-responsive with a fluid touch screen experience. It also offers industry leading performance, uncompromised web browsing with support for Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1, true multitasking, HD multimedia, advanced security features, out-of-the-box enterprise support and a robust development environment.

Key Specifications:

Following are the specifications of the BlackBerry PlayBook:

  • Dimensions: 5.1″x7.6″x0.4″ (130mm x 194mm x 10 mm)
  • Weight: Weighs less than a pound (approximately 0.9 lb or 425g)
  • Display: 7.0″ LCD, 1024 x 600, WSVGA: Touch screen: Full Multi touch capacitive and gesture support
  • OS: BlackBerry Tablet OS Platform based on QNX® Technology with support for symmetric multiprocessing
  • CPU: 1Ghz Dual Core processor (TI OMAP4430 Processor)
  • System Memory: 1GB RAM
  • Storage: 16, 32 or 64 GB Flash
  • Audio: MP3, AAC 5.1, WMA 5.1 audio playback
  • Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Camera: Dual 1080p HD cameras (3 MP front facing, 5 MP rear facing), can capture HD video
  • Video: Support for high resolution video playback(H.264, MPEG4, WMV) (1080p HDMI output)
  • GPS, Orientation Sensor (Accelerometer), 6-Axis Motion Sensor (Gyroscope), Digital Compass (Magnetometer)
  • Stereo speakers and stereo microphones
  • Bluetooth: 2.1 + EDR
  • Battery: 5300 mAhr
  • Connectors: microHDMI (HDMI out), microUSB, charging contacts
  • Development platform: Open, flexible application platform with support for WebKit/HTML-5, Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Mobile AIR, Adobe Reader, POSIX, OpenGL, Java


The AppMaster South Africa will make it to the Devcon 2011 – BB preeminent developer conference in California USA this October.


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