“Evidently the holidays didn’t bring much joy to Research in Motion and its struggling PlayBook tablet,” John Paczkowski reports for AllThingsD.

“Despite steep holiday discounts, the company continues to grapple with its unsold PlayBook inventory,” Paczkowski reports. “RIM’s latest PlayBook sale. From now until February 4th, or whenever inventory runs out, RIM is selling all of its PlayBooks for just $299.”

Paczkowski reports. “That’s a lousy deal for the 16 GB model, whose price has dropped as low as $199 at some outlets. But for the 64 GB model, which debuted at $699.99 and is currently selling on Amazon for around $370, it’s not too bad.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: The longest Amateur Hour in recent memory continues, at least until idiotic inventory levels are depleted.

We’ve tried to use a BlackBerry PlayBook. It was a dismal experience. It’s a total POS. At $299, it’s still $299 too high.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “GetMeOnTop” for the heads up.]