-Highly Anticipated Tablet Comes Pre-loaded with Kobo eReading
TORONTO, April 1 /CNW/ - Indigo Books & Music has announced their
pre-order launch of the new, highly anticipated BlackBerry® PlayBook™
tablet. Customers can now reserve their BlackBerry PlayBook for
delivery upon launch on April 19th, 2011 by pre-ordering directly from www.chapters.indigo.ca, or at any Indigo, Chapters or Coles store nationally.
BlackBerry PlayBook is the world's first professional-grade tablet. It
features an ultra-portable design and delivers industry leading
performance, uncompromised web browsing with support for Adobe® Flash®
Player 10.1, true multitasking, HD multimedia, advanced security
features, out-of-the-box enterprise support and a robust development
Indigo's Founder and CEO, and Kobo Inc. Chair, Heather Reisman says
"We're excited to offer the new BlackBerry PlayBook tablet in our
stores nationally and online when the device launches mid-April. We are
big fans of BlackBerry products and want to wish RIM huge success with
the PlayBook launch." Reisman went on to say, "We're thrilled that the
Kobo App comes pre-loaded on the BlackBerry PlayBook, providing
booklovers another innovative way to experience the magic of eReading
With its 7-inch display and weighing less than a pound, the BlackBerry
PlayBook tablet is an ideal size for eBooks, offering comfort,
convenience and portability for readers.
Built-in Wi-Fi® connectivity will allow you to shop for eBooks directly
from the Kobo App.
Browse for over 2.3 million book titles.
Start eReading with a free eBook on us! We're pleased to offer Thomas
Cleary's esteemed translation of the Art of War exclusively to
BlackBerry PlayBook tablet customers. Just sign in or create your Kobo
account from your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet and it will be added to
BlackBerry® Authentic Accessories will also be available including the
BlackBerry PlayBook Convertible Case, Journal case, neoprene sleeves,
leather envelopes, skins and charging solutions.
About Indigo Books & Music Inc.
Indigo is a publicly traded Canadian company listed on the Toronto Stock
Exchange (IDG) and the majority shareholder of the global eReading
service Kobo, Inc. As the largest book and specialty retailer in
Canada, Indigo operates in all provinces under different banners
including Indigo Books & Music; Indigo Books, Gifts, Kids;
IndigoSpirit, Chapters, The World's Biggest Bookstore, and Coles. The
online division, http://www.chapters.indigo.ca, features books, eBooks, toys, gifts and hosts the award winning Indigo
The BlackBerry and RIM families of related marks, images and symbols are
the exclusive properties and trademarks of Research In Motion Limited.
SOURCE Indigo Books
For further information:
Media Contact: Janet Eger, Director, Public Relations, Indigo Books & Music Inc.,