Blackberry joins $199 Tablet party
In the US the battle lines have been drawn between the Amazon Kindle Fire and The Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet but here Canada it is a very different fight.
The Kobo Vox is the only eReader/tablet for sale in Canada and it offers a good package for the $199 price tag. It looks like Kobo is going to be the only player for a while but, beginning tomorrow and for one week The Blackberry PlayBook aims to be a spoiler at Kobo’s party.
Starting November 18 Staples/Bureau en Gros will be sellilg Blackberry PLaybooks at $300 off..that means the 16Gb model will be selling for $199. Think of a Kobo Vox versus a Blackberry PlayBook with a Kobo reader app installed both for $199. It is an intriguing choice.