The wait is over. We've seen this much anticipated keyboard case for the PlayBook pop up more than once, and now the BlackBerry Mini Keyboard for the BlackBerry PlayBook is available for pre-order for $119 US. Kevin has toyed around with the keyboard a few times in the past, but you can be sure we'll have a full official review once we get our hands on one [Kevin will be following up shortly with first impressions]. If you want one for yourself, you can preorder now from ShopCrackBerry.com. In the meantime, check out our official walkthrough video above and keep reading for the full press release.
Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today introduced the BlackBerry® Mini Keyboard, a new accessory for the BlackBerry® PlayBook tablet.
The BlackBerry Mini Keyboard is ultra portable and comes complete with a stylish convertible case that doubles as a stand for the tablet. In addition to a full QWERTY keyboard, it offers an integrated touchpad that allows users to navigate and control the BlackBerry PlayBook as easily as using the touch screen on the tablet itself. When the keyboard is active, the PlayBook tablet's virtual keyboard remains hidden, freeing up 100% of the display for the task at hand.
"Whether you're typing email, creating documents, surfing the web or using other apps, the BlackBerry Mini Keyboard and its integrated carrying case is an ideal accessory," said James Poulton, Director, Advanced Accessories.
The BlackBerry Mini Keyboard is now available for pre-order internationally at shopblackberry.com for US$119.99. Also available for preorder at ShopCrackBerry.com.