Blackberry Playbook will support Android apps

Launching on April 19, Blackberry Playbook is almost ready to hit the market. The developers have created something exquisite this time allowing the users to use two optional äpp players”. The Java Blackberry apps and Android applications are supported. The catch with that is, the Blackberry Playbook owners will be able to access 200,000 Android applications already available on the Android market.

“The BlackBerry PlayBook is an amazing tablet. The power that we have embedded creates one of the most compelling app experiences available in a mobile computing device today,” said Mike Lazaridis, President and Co-CEO at Research In Motion. “The upcoming addition of BlackBerry Java and Android apps for the BlackBerry PlayBook on BlackBerry App World will provide our users with an even greater choice of apps and will also showcase the versatility of the platform.”

Certainly it’s a huge announcement from RIM and we all are diligently waiting for the release date of Blackberry Playbook.