MWC 2011: Motorola Overview: Motorola XOOM Hands-on

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Motorola XOOM

Motorola’s first tablet runs the tablet-optimized version of Android 3.0 Honeycomb and under the hood it’s got a 1Giga Hertz (GHz) NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core processor with 1GB of Random-Access Memory (RAM) and 32GB built-in memory, expandable by 32GB more via a microSD card.

Live photos of the Motorola XOOM tablet

The XOOM measures 249.1mm x 167.8mm x 12.9mm, which is decent for a tablet that sports a 10.1-inch capacitive touchclassy screen with a resolution of 1280x800 pixels. As a result of all this power and classy screen estate however, the tablet weighs 730grams – correct on par with the Apple iPad.

The Motorola XOOM from the side

At the back, the XOOM features a 5MP snapper with dual Light Emitting Diode (LED) flash, capable of capturing 720p HD video, and at the front there’s a front-facing 2MP capturing camera for video calling.

Connectivity is broadly covered with support of Wireless N with Personal Hotspot, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, A-GPS, 3G. A LTE 4G variant will be coming out by the discontinue of Q2 2011 too. As far as ports go, there’s an HDMI out, microUniversal Serial Bus (USB) and a 3.5mm audio port.

The Motorola XOOM is expected to cost around $800 (~590 euro) for a 3G and Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) version and $600 (~444 euro) for a Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) version only. The XOOM is going to be available in Europe in 3G and Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) versions as well.



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