About 250,000 BlackBerry PlayBooks Sold Thus Far [REPORT]

Posted May 18, 2011

RBC Capital Markets Managing Director Mike Abramsky is reporting that Research In Motion Limited (NASDAQ:RIMM) sold about 250,000 BlackBerry PlayBook tablets thus far. Abramsky and his staff is reporting these numbers based on channel checks. If these numbers are correct, then the PlayBook has outsold the Motorola Xoom. Abramsky believes that RIM will be able to move about 500,000 PlayBook devices in the first quarter and about 2 million units this year. [BGR]