25 Jan '11, 2am
iPad news: RIM Claims PlayBook Has Equal or Greater Battery Life than iPad - HardwareZone.com
RIM Claims PlayBook Has Equal or Greater Battery Life than iPad Who hasn't heard of RIM's PlayBook? The BlackBerry makers have unveiled a non-Android, non-iOS tablet late last year, and till now, it's only made a few appearances at major trade shows. While actual performance comparisons haven't been done against Apple's iPad, RIM did come out to say that the PlayBook will have an equal or greater battery life than the iPad, even with its smaller battery cell size. Engadget - Hey, can everyone please stop talking about the iPad? RIM's been skirting around Apple's tablet, saying only that its upcoming PlayBook slate would have "comparable" battery life, but now it's dropped all pretense and called the iPad out by name. Specifically, the Canadian company's senior business marketing VP Jeff McDowell has promised that the PlayBook will offer "equal or greater" battery endurance...