Axiom confirms June 12 launch date for BlackBerry Playbook

By on June 1, 2011
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RIM’s latest tablet now available to pre-order.

Press release:
Axiom Telecom today announced it will be carrying the highly anticipated BlackBerry PlayBook tablet from Research In Motion (RIM).

The BlackBerry PlayBook tablet with built-in Wi-Fi connectivity will be available in 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB models. Axiom customers are invited to come and ‘touch, feel, learn and play’ with the BlackBerry PlayBook in select Axiom Telecom stores, including Deira City Centre, Mall of the Emirates and Abu Dhabi Mall.

Customers can also now pre-order their BlackBerry PlayBook in Axiom Telecom retail stores or by calling the toll-free number 800-AXIOM. The PlayBook will officially launch in Axiom stores in the UAE on 12th June.

Faisal Al Bannai, CEO of Axiom Telecom says, “We have a strong partnership with RIM in the region and today we are bringing yet another exciting BlackBerry product to our UAE consumers. The tablet segment is of strategic importance to Axiom, it is a very strong product segment for us in the UAE .

“We are also very excited to bring the ‘touch, feel, learn and play’ concept to our BlackBerry customers for the first time. This approach of enabling customers to experience a product before the actual launch has received positive feedback from the market.”

BlackBerry PlayBook is the world’s first professional-grade tablet. It features an ultra-portable design and delivers industry leading performance, uncompromised web browsing with support for Adobe Flash Player, true multitasking, HD multimedia, advanced security features, out-of-the-box enterprise support and a robust development environment.


Mufaddal Fakhruddin is the Editor for IGN ME and thinks writing in third person about himself in an about me section is weird.

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