Blackberry Playbook gets OS update

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Blackberry Playbook gets OS update


Blackberry Playbook received OS update which is happy news for Blackberry Playbook users. Company made it available as an OTA update. Users can get the update just by clicking on the received update notification. Or else they can enter the settings page and click the "update software" option. Users who activate their PlayBook after Tuesday can automatically get updated to the advanced OS. 

By updating to the latest OS, users can experience optimizations to BlackBerry Bridge apps, video chat and PIM. BlackBerry Browser will also get enhanced with this update. This update also fixed some of the major issues that users faced like difficulty in accessing some Android apps. Company proudly stated that after this update, the browser is the best among all the available browsers. 

The specifications of Blackberry Playbook are listed below:

  • Display dimension of 194 x 130 x 10 mm

  • Weight of 425 g

  • TFT capacitive touchscreen

  • Resolution of 600 x 1024 pixels

  • 7.0 inches display screen

  • 3.5mm audio jack

  • Wi-Fi capability with 802.11 a/b/g/n

  • Full Bluetooth connectivity with v2.1

  • microUSB v2.0

  • 5 MP camera with 2592x1944 pixels resolution

  • 3 MP front camera

  • TI OMAP 4430 chipset

  • Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9 processor

  • PowerVR SGX540 GPU

  • Standard Li-Po 5300 mAh battery

  • Talk time up to 10 h


Blackberry Playbook’s wide screen with comparable display dimension is best suitable for playing games and watching videos and movies. With a standard battery, the tablet assures good standby time and talk time. Efficient data transfer is made possible with the help of Bluetooth connectivity. This tablet from Blackberry offers good productivity with its efficient processor. 

BlackBerry Bridge apps can be easily accessed with the help of this new update. With optimization to video chat, users will be delivered a good conversational experience as well. The browser enhancement is the most notable feature to be mentioned with this OS update. Users are hoping for good updates from the company to clear off the current minor drawbacks with the tablet. Company officials assured that users can hope for more innovative updates in the near feature. 

Blackberry Playbook is one of the most demanded tablets from the company. With this innovative OS update the overall features of the tablet has been enhanced. Thereby company is hoping for a hike in the sales of this already popular tablet. As this is a free update there won’t be any change in the price tag of this tablet.

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