RIM Officially Cuts PlayBook Price

Research in Motion Monday announced that the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet’s price has been officially dropped to $199 at select retailers.

The reduced price is available at Best Buy, Walmart, Office Depot, RadioShack and RIM’s own BlackBerry stores.

The cut puts the PlayBook’s price in line with that of the new Amazon Kindle Fire tablet. The announcement came from the official BlackBerry Twitter account.