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PlayBook Coming April 19, Available for Preorder at Best Buy

By Ian Paul, PCWorld

Watch out Apple iPad 2, the Wi-Fi only BlackBerry PlayBook tablet is available now for preorder at Best Buy, Research In Motion announced Tuesday.

The device will hit Best Buy stores April 19. The PlayBook comes in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB storage flavors priced at $500, $600 and $700, respectively.

The new tablet device will also be coming soon to more than 20,000 retail outlets in the United States and Canada including Office Depot, RadioShack, and Staples. Carriers such as AT&T, Sprint, Verizon and regional carriers including Cellular South and Cincinnati Bell will also sell the device.

It is not clear whether outlets beyond Best Buy will get the PlayBook on April 19.

For details about the PlayBook, visit www.pcworld.com.

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