In an interview, RIM’s VP Jeff McDowell has estimated that there should be about 4,000 or more third party apps available to download for the BlackBerry PlayBook at its launch. McDoweel also made the claim that the PlayBook’s battery life will be equal to or greater than the current Apple iPad. It is a good thing to know that the battery life should be improved, as criticism did strike at the PlayBook for a brief moment.

The amount of apps that RIM seems to be estimating for the PlayBook sounds good. Although, we wonder how well of quality the apps will be when compared to others currently available on Android and Apple. Our other concern is the likeliness for the PlayBook to garner more developer support with its launch with the QNX operating system being so new to the market. What kind of apps would you like to see on the PlayBook?

via Reuters