Brits eager for a taste of the first 7-inch BlackBerry device have just under a month of anticipation left to go. UK retailers have today revealed the date and prices at which they'll be selling RIM's PlayBook: depending on how much integrated storage you want, you'll have to pay up £400 (16GB), £480 (32GB), or £560 (64GB) for your slate, starting from June 16th. Aside from the gigabytes, you'll be getting the gigahertz too, with a dual-core 1,000MHz TI OMAP4430 processor keeping the PlayBook's insides warm and its outsides responsive. Availability will be widespread, with Carphone Warehouse, Phones 4u, Insight, and Best Buy UK having already announced they'll be stocking the tablet. You can even hit up the source links now and lay down some cash to secure your pre-order.
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PHONES 4u TO LAUNCH BLACKBERRY PLAYBOOK TABLET ON 16TH JUNE

LONDON, UK. 17TH MAY 2011: Leading mobile retailer for the youth market Phones 4u today announced that it will be carrying the highly anticipated BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet from Research In Motion (RIM) from 16th June 2011.

The BlackBerry PlayBook tablet with 16 GB and built-in Wi-Fi® connectivity will be available from all Phones 4u stores and online for £399.95. The 64 GB model with Wi-Fi will be available online only and priced at £559.95. You can find out more about the high performance BlackBerry® PlayBook™ and pre-order yours from today via the Phones 4u website.

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.

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BlackBerry PlayBook coming to the UK on June 16th, 16GB model costs £400