RIM compares PlayBook to iPad side-by-side [video]

Research in Motion recently uploaded a video to its Blackberry YouTube account. The three-minute video sees a PlayBook - RIM's forthcoming enterprise tablet - and Apple's iPad, the leading tablet device, side by side. 

While not a scientific benchmark test, the video compares various performance aspects such as web browsing speed and, of course, Adobe Flash.

Video demonstration comparing BlackBerry PlayBook and iPad tablets in terms of browser speed, Adobe Flash support and HTML5 performance.

The video also makes it clear just how much larger the iPad is - a pro for some consumers, a con for others. What are your thoughts?

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Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes and author of Tempest Bound. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys hiking, tennis, and martial arts. more

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