Verizon/Motorola announce XOOM™ Tablet

Verizon/Motorola announce XOOM™ Tablet
Verizon/Motorola announce XOOM™ Tablet
Posted: 06-Jan-2011 [Source: Verizon and Motorola]
[The 10.1 inch Motorola XOOM™ tablet, based on Android 3.0 and offering dual-core porcessing, supports 1080p HD video, and will launch with 3G/Wifi in 1Q and with 4G/LTE in 2Q according to Verizon.]

CES Las Vegas - Verizon Wireless and Mobility Motorola Inc. introduced today the new innovative tablet Motorola XOOM ™? the first device on the new Android by Google 3.0 Honeycomb operating system from the ground up for tablets. The honeycomb improved usability Android favorites such as widgets, multi-tasking, browsing, and customized alerts and have the latest Google mobile innovations. With a dual-core processor with each core running at 1 GHz and delivers up to two gigahertz of computing power, and 10.1-inch widescreen HD display, Motorola XOOM offers Verizon Wireless customers a new way of mobile computing experience on a stylishly thin device, the 4G LTE upgradeable.

Motorola XOOM defines the tablet device category by offering more ways to have fun with friends and stay on the go. It allows consumers to play HD content directly occur on the device that supports 1080p HD video and HDMI output for HD content on screens larger screen and plays video and other rich web content seamlessly with Adobe ® Flash ® Player. Motorola XOOM has a front-facing 2-megapixel camera for video chats over Wi-Fi or 3G/4G LTE, as well as a backward-looking 5-megapixel camera that captures video in 720p HD. It provides console gaming performance as on the 1280x800 display and features a built-in gyroscope, barometer, electronic compass, accelerometer, and adaptive lighting for new types of applications. It also has Google Maps 5.0 with 3D interaction and provides access to over 3 million Google ebooks and thousands of applications from the Android Market ™.

For the work on the go, Motorola XOOM offers permanent Internet connection? including connecting to Gmail or Exchange e-mail, open and edit documents, spreadsheets and presentations, and viewing calendars and send notices of appointments or meetings - with mobile broadband speeds. His mobile hotspot capability provides an online connection for up to five other Wi-Fi-enabled devices.

"Motorola XOOM is a powerful complement to Verizon products and builds on our joint leadership with Motorola to deliver innovative mobile devices and services on the Android platform," said Marni Walden, vice president and chief marketing officer for Verizon Wireless. "Motorola XOOM gives consumers complete control over their favorite content and personal data files, whether through our nationwide 3G network or through our lightning-fast 4G LTE network as it rolls out across the country."

"Light, strong and fundamentally different from anything else on the market, Motorola XOOM uses the best technology available today to redefine what a tablet can experience," said Bill Ogle, Chief Marketing Officer of Motorola Mobility. "The first device with software that is specifically designed for tablet feature Motorola XOOM everywhere and it provides everything you need."

The Motorola device is in the XOOM as 3G/Wi-Fi-enabled device 1 Quarter of 2011 to start with an upgrade to 4G LTE in Q2. Starting in the 2nd Quarter of 2011 will be the Motorola XOOM a 4G LTE/Wi-Fi- enabled device. (Source)


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