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RIM to launch PlayBook worldwide

June 14, 2011

The Canadian smartphone manufacturer Research In Motion will begin shipping of its tablet PlayBook in a further 16 international markets over the next 30 days, representatives from the company said. Yet, they didn't expose any specific launch details or pricing. The PlayBook tablet was launched in North America in April.

Meanwhile the mobile phone company announced a new version 1.0.5 of its BlackBerry Tablet OS for the PlayBook device. Among the new features is an enhanced Facebook app; in-app payments support for PlayBook apps on BlackBerry App World; and additional language support.