Our British friends that are thirsty to get their hands on the BlackBerry PlayBook will have their wish come true in under a month. UK retailers have revealed the date and price at which the PlayBook will be sold! Prices will be varied based upon how much storage capacity you want on your tablet:

  • £400 (16GB)
  • £480 (32GB)
  • £560 (64GB)

Starting June 16th will be the soonest you'll be able to get your hands on one of these tablets. Don't worry though, availability will be widespread, with Carphone Warehouse, Phones 4u, and Best Buy UK having already announced they'll be stocking the tablet. You can even hit up the source link now and lay down some cash to secure your pre-order. Full Press Release below:

PHONES 4u TO LAUNCH BLACKBERRY PLAYBOOK TABLET ON 16TH JUNE

LONDON, UK. 17TH MAY 2011: Leading mobile retailer for the youth market Phones 4u today announced that it will be carrying the highly anticipated BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet from Research In Motion (RIM) from 16th June 2011.

The BlackBerry PlayBook tablet with 16 GB and built-in Wi-Fi® connectivity will be available from all Phones 4u stores and online for £399.95. The 64 GB model with Wi-Fi will be available online only and priced at £559.95. You can find out more about the high performance BlackBerry® PlayBook™ and pre-order yours from today via the Phones 4u website.

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, true multitasking, HD multimedia, advanced security features, out-of-the-box enterprise support and a robust development environment.