BlackBerry PlayBookThe WiMAX version isn’t expected until later this summer, but now you can pick up a 16GB Wi-Fi version of the BlackBerry PlayBook from your local Sprint store for $499.

Need a refresher on the PlayBook’s specs?

BlackBerry PlayBook Specs

  • 7-inch 1024×600 WSVGA capacitive LCD touch screen
  • Ultra-portable at less than a pound and less than one-half inch thick: 0.9 lbs (425g) and 5.1” x 7.6” x 0.4” (130mm x 194mm x 10mm)
  • 1GHz dual-core processor
  • BlackBerry® Tablet OS with support for symmetric multiprocessing
  • MP3, AAC and WMA audio playback
  • Support for high resolution video playback (H.264, MPEG4, WMV)
  • 1080p HDMI output
  • Two 1080p HD cameras for video conferencing and video capture – 3 megapixel front-facing and 5 megapixel rear-facing
  • 1 GB RAM memory
  • 16 GB internal storage
  • GPS, Orientation Sensor (Accelerometer), 6-Axis Motion Sensor (Gyroscope), Digital Compass (Magnetometer)
  • Stereo speakers and stereo microphones
  • Wi-Fi® (802.11 a/b/g/n) connectivity
  • Bluetooth 2.1+EDR support

Jon did an unboxing of the Wi-Fi PlayBook back in April, and put it against the iPad 2 in a tablet throwdown.

What do you think? Are any of you going to go grab one of these from your local Sprint store?